Lorraine Carol Rossi, 78, of Katonah and Bedford Hills, NY passed away on May 29, 2014 at the Kaplan Family Hospice Residence in Newburgh, NY. Formerly residing at Harris Road in Bedford Hills, NY. Lorraine was born Jan. 6, 1936 in Mount Vernon, NY, the daughter of the late Paul and Julia (Morisi) Scagnelli.
Lorraine graduated from Fredonia State University and was a longtime elementary school teacher for the Chappaqua and Croton Harmon School Districts. She was an avid actress, singer and pianist and performed in many Theatrical and Musical productions throughout her life.
Lorraine is the loving mother of Steven Rossi of Nashville, TN, Caryn Rossi of Durham, NC and Eric and Stephanie Rossi of Brookfield, CT. She is the devoted grandmother of Samantha, Sabrina, Kristen, Natalie and Quihu and two great-grandchildren, Gunnar and Scout. Lorraine is survived by her brother, James Scagnelli of Eastchester, NY and sister, Jean Caruso of New Rochelle, NY. She was predeceased by her oldest brother, Paul Scagnelli Jr. and daughter in-law, Karen Caruso Rossi. Lorraine is also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Family will receive friends on Monday, June 2, 2014 from 6 to 9pm at Clark Associates Funeral Home, Katonah, NY. A service will be held at the Funeral Home at 7PM.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: Kaplan Family Hospice Residence, 1 Sunrise Lane, Newburgh, NY 12550 (845) 561-3947.