From the Yorktown Funeral Home: Anthony J. Praino of Mahopac passed away Oct. 4. He was 77.
Praino was born in the Bronx on April 26, 1935 to Louis and Marie Praino. He married Catherine Duci on June 18, 1955 at St. Mary’s Church in the Bronx. They moved to Mahopac in 1964.
The man worked as a carpenter and was a member of the Carpenters Union. He was an active member of the St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Holy Name Society and served as an Usher for Sunday Mass. Praino was also a member of the Jammas Social Club in the Bronx.
Praino is survived by his wife Catherine, son Anthony P. Praino, his wife Kathy, daughter Ann Marie Mozdzierz and her husband Joe, a sister Rita Latham and four grandchildren, Nicholas and Joseph Mozdzierz, Kimberly and Kayla Praino. Predeceased by two sisters and four brothers.
Family will receive friends at the Yorktown Funeral Home on Sunday, Oct. 7 and Monday, Oct. 8 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.. Mass of Christian burial will be held on Tuesday, Oct 9 at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church in Shub Oak at 10 a.m.
Entombment to follow at Rose Hill Memorial Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations to Alzheimer’s Association or the American Heart Association would be appreciated.