Francesca DeGregorio, 98, a resident of Port Chester, NY died on February 22, 2023 surrounded by her family. She was born on June 24, 1924 in Villa San Giovanni, Calabria, Italy to the late Antonino anLaura Modafferi Lamberti. She was raised and educated in Italy and immigrated to the United States at the age of 24. She was the widow of Mr. John DeGregorio who died in 1983. Mrs. DeGregorio was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother and was a parishioner of the Parish of Saint John Bosco Church in Port Chester. Franca’s presence as a loving and gracious matriarch enriched the lives of her family and friends for many years. She loved children and was the best “Nonni” to generations of children who were fortunate enough to have been in her care.
She is survived by her daughters Serafina DeGregorio and her husband Giuseppe Perricone o Scarsdale, NY, Laura Lerner of Mohegan Lake, NY and Paola DeGregorio and her husband Philip DeBona of New York City, NY, sons Luigi DeGregorio and his wife Judy of Fredericksburg, VA and
Anthony DeGregorio and his wife Marylyn of Hartsdale, NY, grandchildren Grace Lerner and Rosalba Perricone and her husband John Szilagyi and great grandson Theodore John Szilagyi.
Visitation will be 4-8PM on Sunday February 26, 2023 at Craft Memorial Home, Inc. 40 Leicester St. Port Chester, NY. A Mass of the Christian Burial will be at 10AM on Monday February 27, 2023 at the
Parish of Saint John Bosco (Corpus Christi) 136 South Regent St. Port Chester, NY. Interment to follow at Saint Mary's Cemetery Rye Brook, NY.
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