Mary Downey (nee Ruggiero) of Thornwood, New York passed away peacefully in her 97th year in Ossining, New York on Friday morning, January 4, 2019. She was born in Queens, New York on September 8, 1921 to Francesco and Carolina Ruggiero (nee Cerruli).
Family and friends are invited to Pleasant Manor Funeral Home, Inc. 575 Columbus Avenue Thornwood, New York 10594 on Sunday, January 6, 2019 from 2:00 - 6:00 PM to celebrate Mary's life. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated for Mary at Holy Innocent's Church in Pleasantville, New York on Monday, January 7, 2019 at 10:00 AM. Interment will follow with her beloved husband John P. Downey in their family plot at Mount St. Mary's Cemetery in Flushing.
In lieu of flowers, Mary's family asks that you please consider a donation in her memory to The St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, for your convenience see the link below to donate.
~ If you plan to attend the funeral mass on Monday, please arrive to Pleasant Manor by 9:00 AM or at Holy Innocent's Church by 10:00 AM ~
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105