Lucille Cleveland


4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday, May 23, 2024
Clark Associates Funeral Home
4 Woods Bridge Road
Katonah, New York, United States

Mass of Christian Burial

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Friday, May 24, 2024
St. Josephs RC Church
95 Plum Brook Road
Somers, New York, United States

Obituary of Lucille Cleveland

Lucille Cleveland, 89, of Danbury, CT died on May 19, 2024 peacefully and surrounded by family in her home at Keystone Place, Danbury, CT.


Lucille was born on November 16, 1934, daughter of the late Alfred and Emily (Catanzariti) Basso. She spent her childhood growing up in the Belmont section of the Bronx and moved to Ardsley, NY where she raised her family. She later resided in Heritage Hills, Somers, NY for many years. Lucille had a wonderful career as an administrative assistant at Southern Westchester BOCES for over 25 years.


Lucille was a warm, caring, outgoing person who loved living in Heritage Hills where she participated in many of the social activities. She enjoyed playing bocce, going to the pool, music events, theater, clubs and parties. She also loved to cook and was renowned for her famous homemade pizza which she would bring to every family event. Her greatest enjoyment was spending time with her friends and family. She will be deeply missed.


Lucille is survived by her daughter Carol Fay (husband Craig), son Peter Vaccaro (wife Maristella) and son Michael Vaccaro (wife Anne); grandchildren Stephen Schillat, Allison Corrente, Joseph Vaccaro, Julia Vaccaro, Isabella Vaccaro, Michael Vaccaro, Sergio Vaccaro; sister Josephine Crocco and brother Richard Basso. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her first husband Joseph Vaccaro and second husband Earl L. Cleveland.


Lucille’s family will receive friends at Clark Associates Funeral Home, 4 Woodsbridge Road, Katonah, NY from 4-8 PM on Thursday, May 23, 2024. 


The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, May 24th at 10:00 am at St.Joseph's RC Church, 95 Plum Brook Road, Somers, NY.


Interment will be private.


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