January 24, 1929 - April 30, 2021
Dorothy (Santucci) Calabro, a long-time resident of Eastchester, most recently of Yorktown Heights, passed away peacefully on April 30, 2021. She was 92. Born on January 24, 1929, she spent her childhood in Tuckahoe, where she graduated from Tuckahoe High School and met her beloved Husband, Charles Calabro. They wed on April 15th, 1951, and spent 50+ years of marriage raising and caring for their family before Charles’ passing in 2003. Dorothy was a kind, caring, and compassionate woman who warmed the hearts of those around her. Known by many affectionate nicknames such as Dot, Dottie, Nan, and Nanny Cookie, she loved the Yankees, playing the slots, word games in the newspaper, and watching game shows and Hallmark movies on TV. Dorothy was also an exceptional cook and baker, providing family with her delicious homemade sauce, meatballs, and manicotti, along with her famous “Knot” cookies. She made and kept many friends throughout her later life, regularly participating in senior center events in Eastchester, including her favorite - trips to the casino. Above all else, Dorothy cherished time spent with her family, being in their company, and sharing many laughs and stories with them over the years. She is survived by her loving children Dorie DelVecchio (former spouse Daniel), and Joe Calabro (Jill); her cherished Grandchildren Dan (Tina), Mike (Theresa), Rob (Felicia), Greyson, and Taylor; her precious Great Grandchildren Dylan, Daniel, Grace, Michael, and Lily; her Niece Mary Lynn (Bob) and her Great Nephew Vincent. Dorothy is preceded in death by her parents, Vincent and Filomena Santucci; her siblings Felicia White and Vincent Santucci; her nephew Jack White Jr.; and her husband, Charles Calabro. A mass of Christian burial will take place at St. Patrick’s Church in Yorktown Heights on Tuesday, May 4th at 10 am. Interment to follow at Holy Mount Cemetery in Eastchester.
Dorothy (Santucci) Calabro, a long-time resident of Eastchester, most recently of Yorktown Heights, passed away peacefully on April 30, 2021. She was 92. Born on January 24, 1929, she spent her childhood in Tuckahoe, where she graduated from... View Obituary & Service Information
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