Philomena Defonte, 95, passed away peacefully on March 18, 2021 and her husband Philip J. Defonte, 95, passed away peacefully on March 21, 2021, both surrounded by their loving family.
Philip and Philomena were happily married for 72 years. Philip was a Sargeant for the NYPD and Philomena was a homemaker.
They are survived by their loving children, Nicholas (Marguerite), Robert (Adeline), Carolyn (Albert) Dallessandro, Maria (Michael) Colandreo, Natalie (John) Imburgio, twelve grandchildren and twenty great grandchildren. Philip is survived by his sisters, Theresa Defonte, Anna Magliocco, Angelica Maistro, Frances Campagna. Philomena is survived by her sisters, Joan Nocera and Ann Gould.
In lieu of flowers, donations to mpssociety.org would be appreciated in honor of Reed Rinon and in memory of Philip and Philomena Defonte.
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