Athena Scarfone, (Tina) Age 70, of New Rochelle, N.Y. passed away on July 5, 2017 in the home of her daughter in Katonah, NY after a seven-month struggle with metastasized lung cancer.  Athena was born in New York, N.Y., in 1947 to her late parents, Evangeline and George Zois.  Athena grew up in the Bronx, New York and attended Christopher Columbus High School, where she met her late husband, Richard Truiano.  Athena and Richard raised two daughters, Athena (Cage) and Denise (Forte). She cared for Richard until he passed away in 1995 after a six-year struggle with Scleroderma.

Athena was the voice of Trivella & Forte, LLP for twenty-one years, as its Office Manager, where she was beloved by the clients and worked side-by-side with her daughter Denise in her lawfirm.

Athena met her husband, Philip Scarfone in 2001 and they married in 2005.  Athena and Phil loved spending time at the Jersey Shore, and enjoying their time together.

Athena was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2010 and authored a book, “A Visit from Jesus:  August 7th” which describes her faith in the miracles of Jesus.

Athena is survived by her husband, Philip; her children:  Athena and Denise; her grandchildren Wyatt and Evangelyn Forte; and her brother William Zois.

The family will receive friends on Friday, July 7th from 4:00-8:00 p.m. at Clark Associates Funeral Home, 4 Woods Bridge Road, Katonah, NY.

The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, July 8th at 10:00 a.m. at St. Patrick’s RC Church, 7 Pound Ridge Road, Bedford, NY.

Interment will follow at St. Raymond’s Cemetery, 2600 Lafayette Avenue, Bronx, NY.

In Lieu of flowers, the family would request that donations be made to “St. Patrick’s School”.

In the memo of the check kindly reference “St. Patrick’s Scholarship Fund/Athena Scarfone.”  All donations are tax deductible and can be mailed to 483 Old Post Road, Bedford, NY 10506.

 

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