Nicolanna Maria Pulitano

Nicolanna Maria Pulitano, 85, passed away peacefully on October 7th at her home in the Bronx, NY. She was born in Carolei, Italy and came to America as a teenager leaving behind her childhood sweetheart. When she was 20 she went back to Italy to marry him. She leaves behind her husband Raffaele Pulitano of 65 years. They owned a pizzeria in the Bronx for 35 years, named after their oldest daughter Gloria. The pizza lady was known by all as “Maria”. Maria and Ralph raised four children Gloria, Ottorino, Maura and Marilena and were blessed with eight grand children, Sandro, Adriano, Stefania, Nicolanna, Marisa, Eliana, Joseph and Raffaele, and a great grand daughter Stella. Maria was truly loved by all and will be missed deeply.

A viewing will be held on Monday, October 11, 2021 from 2:00 - 5:00 and 7:00 - 9:00 P.M. in Farenga Bros. Funeral Home, 920 Allerton Avenue, Bronx, NY 10469

Funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday, October, 12, 2021 at 11;00 A.M. in St. Clare of Assis Church,  Bronx, NY 10462

Entombment will follow in Ferncliff Cemetery, Hartsdale, NY 10530