In memory of
Frances "Tebby" DeMaio
Frances "Tebby" DeMaio AGE: 101 • Piermont It is with great sadness to announce the death of Frances DeMaio, affectionately known as Tebby, a nickname she had all of her life. She was 101. Tebby lived in Piermont, NY for most of her adult life, spending the last 19 years at Thorpe Village, Sparkill, NY. She was married for 45 years to the late Angelo DeMaio. Tebby worked for 10 years at the New York Telephone Company. Following that, she and Angelo began a successful business, Leech's Marina in Piermont, NY that lasted 20 years. In 1997, Tebby received an honorary high school diploma from Park Ridge High School since she had to leave school in 1930 to help support her family during the depression. She was an active member of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Piermont for 63 years and the Senior Citizens Club of Piermont for over 50 years. Tebby was loved for her generous spirit, accepting attitude and kindness towards others, and strong Catholic Faith. Tebby had 2 children, Linda (Peter) Kelly-Kirwan and Donald (Jane) DeMaio, 8 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, a niece, Peggy Raso, and numerous faithful and caring relatives and friends. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday October 21st, at 10 AM at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church, Tappan, NY with burial to follow at Saint Anthony's Cemetery in Nanuet, NY. Viewing will be held on Thursday October 20th, 2:30pm to 5:30pm at the Hannemann Funeral Home, Inc. in Nyack, NY. In lieu of flowers please send donations to Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Court of St. Anne #866, Saint John's Church, Piermont, NY, 10968 or a charity of your choice. Hannemann Funeral Home, Inc. 88 South Broadway Nyack, NY 10960 (845) 358-0573
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