Santa (Vallone) Fanelli was born on January 13, 1930 in White Plains, NY and moved to West Harrison in 1954 and passed away on August 12, 2018. Santa was born to the late Joseph and Saveria Vallone. Her husband of 50 years, Vincent, predeceased her on December 9, 1999; her daughter Maria in 1957, and grandson Daniel in 2012. They were married in Mt. Carmel Church on November 27, 1949. She is survived by her sons Vincent, Frank of West Harrison, and Joseph of Brewster, NY, and her grandchildren Vincent Jr., Kelly-Ann, Joseph Anthony, and Jacob Tyler and great-grandchildren Isabella, Vincent and Bailey. Also, Santa was predeceased by her brothers Frank, Nick, Joseph and baby Nicholas. Santa is a graduate of W. P. High School, Tefft’s Business School and attended Westchester Community College 1971-1972, majoring in Business Administration. In 1995 she retired from St. Agnes Hospital where she was employed for 29 yrs. Santa was a computer/medical transcriptionist for the doctors and 5 therapy depts. Sr. Julia Marie was instrumental in talking her into permanent employment way back in April 1966. She is a member of St. Anthony Church, VFW Ladies Auxiliary, West Harrison Seniors, Italian-American Club of West Community College. She loved to cook and made holidays special for her family. She was a devoted wife and mother and will be missed.
Visiting hours are Thursday 5-9pm. Funeral Mass Friday 10am at Mt. Carmel Church in White Plains. Interment Mt. Calvary.
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