Death Notice - Helen T. Pongini peacefully passed away Thursday, July 31, 2014 at her home in Riverdale - "Skyview on the Hudson" where she lived with her son Andrew. Helen lived at Skyview since 1962. Helen was 93 years old. Helen was married to Andrew Pongini, Sr. in 1950. Andrew predeceased Helen in 1998. They were very devoted to each other and are now reunited in Heaven.
Their daughter, Joan Marie and son Andrew were the joy of their lives. They dearly loved their grandchildren, Damion, Andrea-Helene, Brandon and Colton Drew. Helen took great pride and joy in her great-granddaughter, Lily Beatrice Winter, daughter of Damion and his wife Shannon.
Helen was extremely close to her sisters, her twin, Dotty, Louise and Elsie who all predeceased her. Helen worked for many years at the Federal Reserve Bank in Manhattan. After her retirement, Helen was an active member at the Riverdale "Y" and St. Margaret's Church Senior Club. Helen also enjoyed knitting and country line dancing. Helen led a very happy and fulfilled life. She will be dearly missed by her family and friends. Helen will now live on in the hearts of her family.
Reposing Sunday from 1-5 pm at Riverdale-on-Hudson Funeral Home, 6110 Riverdale Avenue, Bronx NY. Mass of Christian Burial Monday 9:45 am at St. Margaret of Cortona Church. Interment St. Raymond's Cemetery, Bronx NY.