Natalina “Nellie” Cucinella (nee Lanza), a lifetime Mamaroneck resident, passed away August 27, 2011 at age 94.
Born May 17, 1917 to Joseph A. & Josephine Lanza. Nellie worked for many years as a waitress for Loyal Inn Bowling Alley in Larchmont. She is the beloved wife of the late Philip S. Cucinella who passed away in 1981. Survived by her devoted children, Dennis Cucinella and his wife Bonnie, Philip Cucinella who is predeceased by his partner, Peter LaPolla, and Diane Liggio and her husband Robert. Nellie is the loving grandmother of 3, great grandmother of 2 and the dear sister in law of Gloria Melongrana. Predeceased by her siblings, Carmela “Millie” Lanza, Emil Lanza and Joseph J. Lanza. Visitation Wednesday 2-4 & 7-9pm at COXE & GRAZIANO FUNERAL HOME 767 E. Boston Post Rd Mamaroneck. 914-698-5968. Funeral Mass Thursday 10am at St. Vito’s RC Church followed by interment at Beechwood Cemetery. For more information and to pay tribute to Nellie, www.coxeandgraziano.com