In memory of
Ferdinand "Fred" Assenza
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In memory of
Ferdinand "Fred" Assenza
Ferdinand 'Fred' Assenza, 89 Mechanical engineer and willing 'Mr. Fix-It' to his family, friends Ferdinand (Fred) Assenza, 89, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019 at Carmel Richmond Health Care & Rehab Center. Fred was born and raised in Brooklyn, N.Y., and moved to Staten Island in 1970, settling in Great Kills. He was a mechanical engineer and construction project estimator and in his spare time he did home improvements and carpentry. He was a parishioner of Holy Child Church and the Monday morning prayer group, as well as the Cursillo movement and the Great Kills Swim Club. Fred looked forward to his Tuesday morning breakfasts with his friends every week at the Dove Diner and was jokingly known to his family as 'Fast Freddy," as he would always drop anything to come quickly whenever they were in need of something fixed. He is survived by his beloved wife, Grace; he was the dear brother to Mary and Joseph; fond brother-in-law to Rosemary; loving father to his two children, Thomas and Jennifer; dearest father-in-law to Karen and Bobby; devoted grandfather to Olivia, Robert, Thomas, Jason, Matthew and Timothy. Fred is also survived by many nieces and nephews as well as grand-nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday at the John Vincent Scalia Home for Funerals, Inc., 28 Eltingville Blvd, Staten Island, New York. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 8 a.m. on Saturday at Our Lady Star of the Sea Church, located at 5411 Amboy Road, Staten Island, N.Y. Interment will follow in Resurrection Cemetery, Staten Island, N.Y. John Vincent Scalia Home for Funerals, Inc. 28 Eltingville Blvd. Staten Island, NY 10312 (718) 356-6363
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In memory of
Ferdinand "Fred" Assenza
Ferdinand 'Fred' Assenza, 89 Mechanical engineer and willing 'Mr. Fix-It' to his family, friends Ferdinand (Fred) Assenza, 89, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019 at Carmel Richmond Health Care & Rehab Center. Fred was born and raised in Brooklyn, N.Y., and moved to Staten Island in 1970, settling in Great Kills. He was a mechanical engineer and construction project estimator and in his spare time he did home improvements and carpentry. He was a parishioner of Holy Child Church and the Monday morning prayer group, as well as the Cursillo movement and the Great Kills Swim Club. Fred looked forward to his Tuesday morning breakfasts with his friends every week at the Dove Diner and was jokingly known to his family as 'Fast Freddy," as he would always drop anything to come quickly whenever they were in need of something fixed. He is survived by his beloved wife, Grace; he was the dear brother to Mary and Joseph; fond brother-in-law to Rosemary; loving father to his two children, Thomas and Jennifer; dearest father-in-law to Karen and Bobby; devoted grandfather to Olivia, Robert, Thomas, Jason, Matthew and Timothy. Fred is also survived by many nieces and nephews as well as grand-nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday at the John Vincent Scalia Home for Funerals, Inc., 28 Eltingville Blvd, Staten Island, New York. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 8 a.m. on Saturday at Our Lady Star of the Sea Church, located at 5411 Amboy Road, Staten Island, N.Y. Interment will follow in Resurrection Cemetery, Staten Island, N.Y. John Vincent Scalia Home for Funerals, Inc. 28 Eltingville Blvd. Staten Island, NY 10312 (718) 356-6363
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Staten Island, NY 10312
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A lovely way to say, "farewell," this bright, beautiful arrangement expresses your sympathy with color, texture and floral artistry, while comforting grieving friends and family. This handcrafted bouquet is handcrafted by a local FTD florist and makes a vibrant statement with hot pink roses, pink and fuchsia carnations, purple stock, green spider chrysanthemums, mini-hydrangea and hypericum berries all accented with sword fern and salal in a low rectangle container of silvery metallic plastic. Premium bouquet is approximately 22"H x 21"W.

Sku: ftd-S31-5009P

A lovely way to say, "farewell," this bright, beautiful arrangement expresses your sympathy with color, texture and floral artistry, while comforting grieving friends and family. This handcrafted bouquet is handcrafted by a local FTD florist and makes a vibrant statement with hot pink roses, pink and fuchsia carnations, purple stock, green spider chrysanthemums, mini-hydrangea and hypericum berries all accented with sword fern and salal in a low rectangle container of silvery metallic plastic. Deluxe bouquet is approximately 21"H x 20"W.

Sku: ftd-S31-5009D

A lovely way to say, "farewell," this bright, beautiful arrangement expresses your sympathy with color, texture and floral artistry, while comforting grieving friends and family. This handcrafted bouquet is handcrafted by a local FTD florist and makes a vibrant statement with hot pink roses, pink and fuchsia carnations, purple stock, green spider chrysanthemums, mini-hydrangea and hypericum berries all accented with sword fern and salal in a low rectangle container of silvery metallic plastic. Standard bouquet is approximately 20"H x 19"W.

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