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Sheila Favata

February 28, 1927 ~ January 19, 2021 (age 93)

Obituary

Sheila Favata of Yonkers, NY passed away peacefully on January 19, 2021.  Sheila was born in the Bronx on Feb. 28, 1927 to John and Bridget McCusker.  Sheila married Mario Favata on August 14, 1948. Sheila was a loving mother of two sons, Robert Favata (Rosemary), Michael Favata, two daughters Kathleen Kavanagh and Mary Barry (John), son in-law William McCarthy, nine grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Sheila was predeceased by her husband of 66 years Mario and her daughter Patricia McCarthy.  Her strength and dedication to her family and faith were unwavering.  She found joy in both.  Family and friends will honor Sheila’s life at the Yannantuono Funeral Home on Thursday from 4 to 7pm.  Mass of Christian burial will be Friday 11am at St. Eugene’s Church in Yonkers.  Interment to follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers donations to the Alzheimer’s Association https://act.alz.org/donate would be appreciated.    

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
January 21, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Yannantuono Burr Davis Sharpe Funeral Home
584 Gramatan Avenue
Mt. Vernon, NY 10552

Mass of Christian Burial
Friday
January 22, 2021

11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
St. Eugene's Church
31 Massitoa Rd
Yonkers, NY 10710

Interment following funeral service
Friday
January 22, 2021

MT CALVARY CEMETERY
575 HILLSIDE AVE
WHITE PLAINS, NY 10603-1201

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