John Guy Rosario Amendola of New City, NY passed away August 14, 2010. He was 52 years old.
John was born on January 7, 1958, in Yonkers NY to Frances (Picone) and Guido Amendola who both predeceased him. John graduated from St. John's University. He was employed as an Automobile controller for many years. John was the Vice President of the Junior/Senior Division of the New City Little League for several years. John was known to the league as "The Corporal". He would always say, "I just want the kids to play".
John is survived by his wife, Patricia (Canora) Amendola and their sons John Francis and Michael James Amendola, his brothers Guy Amendola, Vincent Amendola and his sister, Angela Amendola. John will be dearly missed by his Mother – in – law, Anne Canora and his Father – in – law, Leonard J. Canora Sr. as well as many Uncles, Aunts, Cousins, Sister –in – laws, Brother- in- laws, Nieces and Nephews.
Family will receive friends on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-10am at the Higgins Funeral Home 321 South Main St. New City, NY. A mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday 10:15am at St. Francis of Assisi Church, West Nyack NY. Burial will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Hawthorne, NY.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be mailed to the Amendola Scholarship fund
c/o Lisa Gagliardi 31 Elmwood Street Pleasantville, NY 10570.