The Obit For Nick Moccio


The West Chester Journal News, 12-15-2008

Nicholas P. Moccio, Sr. of Mt. Vernon passed away peacefully on December 13, 2008.

Nicholas was born August 16, 1923 in Mt. Vernon to Pasquale and Angelina Moccio.

He graduated AB Davis High School in 1941; played baseball for the Mt. Vernon Paramount's and was on the Yankee Farm Team.

He attended Columbia University before being drafted into the United States Army. Nicholas served in the Fourth General Hospital of the US Army in New Guinea from 1941 to 1944.

On October 27, 1946 he married Marie Boggi at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church. He is survived by his wife Marie, three daughters Angela Benton, Donna Moccio and Rosann Maslar, two sons Nicholas P. Moccio Jr. and Thomas Moccio. Also survived by eight grandchildren and six great grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9pm. Mass of Christian burial Wednesday at Sacred Heart Church 10am.

Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

YANNANTUONO BURR DAVIS SHARPE FUNERAL HOME 584 Gramatan Avenue Mt. Vernon, NY 10552 914-699-4010