Paul Torre, of Mt. Vernon, passed away on June 8, 2011. Paul was born in Bethlehem, PA to the late Salvatore & Filippa Torre. He was raised in Sicily and returned to the U.S. at the age of 17. He married Frances Scuderi on July 9, 1960. Paul worked as a chef in many fine restaurants in Westchester & NYC.
Paul established La Villetta Restaurant in Larchmont in 1977, where he delighted his patrons, friends and family with his cooking and hospitality as chef/owner until his retirement in 1996. Survived by his dedicated wife Frances, his beloved sons; Salvatore (Amy), Tom (Julie), Phillip (Sandra) and his dear grandchildren; Paul, Grace, Emma, Paolo, Joaquim, Megan & Isabela. Also surviving are his siblings Vincent Torre, Gaetana Magaraci, Barbara Torre, Anthony Torre & Joseph Torre. Predeceased by a brother Tindaro. His advice, guidance and counsel will be greatly missed by his sons and family. Visitation will be Thursday 7-9 PM & Friday 2-4 & 7-9 PM with mass of Christian burial Saturday 10AM at St. Ursula’s Church with entombment to follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery.
Yannantuono Burr Davis Sharpe
584 Gramatan Avenue
Mt Vernon, NY 10552