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Teresa Scissura

Visiting Thursday, January 4, 2024 from 2 – 9 PM at Torregrossa Funeral Home, 1305 79th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11228

Mass of Christian Burial Friday, January 5, 2024 at 11 AM at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, 7201 15th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11228

Following Mass the family has extended an invitation to join them for a celebration of Teresa’s life at Il Centro, 8711 18th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11214 

Mrs. Scissura will be laid to rest in her native Sinagra, Sicily, Italy

In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to the following charities selected by the family:

The Federation or Italian American organizations of Brooklyn

Visitation Academy 

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20 Responses

  1. Deepest sympathy to Carlo and all the family on the sad passing of your dear mother and nonna. May she forever rest in peace. Joe Colosi, Perth Australia.

  2. Carlo,
    So deeply saddened to hear of the loss of your wonderful mother. What a gracious and loving woman. She always welcomed Jozef and I with such warmth and enthusiasm. We send our love to you and Teresa Rose.
    May she rest in peace.

  3. I was saddened to read of Signora Teresa’s passing. I was fortunate to have met this sweet woman and share a few words. I was always happy to see her on social media with her granddaughter and son Carlo. May she rest easy and join her loved ones in heaven. My condolences and prayers to Carlo and family. 🙏

  4. We are so sad to hear this news and so grateful to have known Teresa. She was a force of nature and was always so warm and welcoming. May good memories serve as a source of strength to you now and always. With our love and our deepest condolences, Susan, Seth, Amy & Eva Mandelbaum

  5. Dear Carlo and Teresa:

    My heartfelt love and support is extended to you upon the loss of your believed matriarch.

    Mama T, as I fondly called her left an indelible mark in our lives and will be lovingly remembered.

    I pray that God strengthen and support you, during this most difficult time.

    To be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord.

    Mama T has reached the ultimate level. She has transitioned from work to reward.

    Blessings with love in abundance, your sister Ingrid.

  6. Mi sento male a pensare che non la vedrò piu.mi mancherà tanto il suo sorriso, la sua parola beautiful e tante altre cose,le nostre passeggiate e tant altro..riposa in pace nonna.

  7. A great loss for all. Mamma T was a great person and inspiration. Peter and I loved her very much. To a life well lived, full of strength and awe. Sending healing prayers and love.

  8. I am so sorry for your loss. I really enjoyed meeting your mother at Francesco’s and Meg’s wedding almost three decades ago. May she Rest in Peace and your memories comfort you.

  9. In loving memory of our cousin Teresa – Wonderful, Loving, Caring, Strong and with a Heart of Gold.

    Sincerest Condolences to Carlo Jn and Teresa Rose.

    Love, Diego and Maria.

  10. What an amazing person and what a great legacy she left. May God rest her soul and Bless her family.

  11. I loved her so much. My sweet dear cousin who united our family. Bug I loved her more than ad I cousin I always felt an even closer bond.
    She is Class with a capital C.

  12. Cara Teresa, la tua scomparsa è stata come una pugnalata nel mio cuore Nelli ultimi trent’anni in cui ho avuto il piacere di essere tua amica. Ricorderò sempre il tuo dolce sorriso, con molta delicatezza, venivi sempre e ci sedevamo sempre insieme in modo così premuroso e amorevole i nostri momenti migliori sono sempre stati alle funzioni FIAO, tale orgoglio 🇮🇹. Possa tu riposare nella pace eterna 🙏

  13. We are so very saddened to hear that our beloved Zia has passed away.
    Sending our prayers and condolences to you Carlo and Teresa Rose.
    May she rest in eternal peace 🙏🌹❤️
    Love
    Uncle Tony
    Maurizio, Massimo, Grace,Angela,Cruz & Harley Frisina

  14. Dear Carlo,

    I am so sorry for your loss. She was a wonderful lady that I had the pleasure of meeting on several occasions. She was very proud of you and your daughter and her face lit up when discussing your family. May her memory be a comfort to you.

  15. Dear Carlo,
    I was very sorry to hear of your beloved mother’s passing. She was a lovely lady and I know she was so very proud of you. I remember attending your law school graduation party and how proud she was of you.
    May the beautiful memories you hold so dear sustain you in the days ahead.
    With my deepest sympathy,

    Neal Opromalla

  16. Carlo, all my condolences upon learning of the passing of your Mother Teresa. One never quite recovered from such as our mothers are our first in family and first in friends. May all the fine memories you shared with her last a lifetime for you. Most of all, may she rest in peace in God’s good hand.

  17. Cara Teresa solo adesso ho saputo che ci hai lasciato per percorrere un altro cammino che dall’alto certamente sarà sempre vicino a noi.
    Ho di te un ricordo indelebile.
    Il tuo ricordo è indissolubilmente legato a quello di mia madre per la circostanza, fra l’altro, che siete stati colpiti da ICTUS quasi contemporaneamente.
    Purtroppo mia madre non ha superato come invece tu hai fatto i postumi dalla malattia.
    Ti penserò sempre,
    Giovanni Bologna

  18. Carlo i am so very very sorry Teresa was a very special lady we had wonderful times together years back! Sending you love and condolences

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