James Vincent Lorio, affectionately known as "Pops" passed away on June 10, 2017 at the age of 85.
Jimmy served in the Naval Reserves for 6 years. In the early 90's, he retired from Verizon, after almost 40 years of service. Jimmy spent 40 years active in local community theatre and was a founding member of both the St. Mary's Players and Four Star Players in Yonkers.
He was the loving husband of Eleanor, devoted father of Valerie (George) Harak of Atlanta, GA, Vickie (Steven) Troccoli, Cindy (Mark) Matero and Kathleen (Robert) Helmrich. Cherished grandfather of 8 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. He is survived by his sisters, Viola (the late Jack) Kutka and Josephine (John) Mastronardi, as well as many nieces and nephews. Jimmy was predeceased by his sister, Claire Mastronardi.
Funeral Mass Wednesday, 11 AM at St. Mary's Church (So. Broadway). He will be laid to rest at St. Joseph's Cemetery in Yonkers. The family will be present on Tuesday from 2-4 & 7-9 PM at F. Ruggiero & Sons, Inc. Funeral Home & Cremation Services – 732 Yonkers Avenue – Yonkers, NY 10704 (914) 375-1400.
Our facility at 732 Yonkers Avenue is independently owned & operated by Richard & Michael Ruggiero. This location is staffed by Michael, Eileen, Michelle and Andrew Ruggiero. At this time, this is the only facility owned and operated by the Ruggiero family