Florence (Sgandurra) Boscarino (1929 - 2014)

Florence (Sgandurra) Boscarino
1929 - 2014
updated February 06, 2019
Florence (Sgandurra) Boscarino, mother to 1 child, was born in April 1929 in Brooklyn, New York. She was born into the Sgandurra family and married into the Boscarino family. She was born to Joseph Sgandurra and Mary Sgandurra, with siblings John, Thomas, Alfred, and Robert. Florence was baptized at Our Lady of Grace church, Brooklyn, New York. She married Stephan Boscarino. She was the parent of Diane Rakossy (Nee Boscarino) with an unlisted spouse. She died on May 19, 2014 at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, New Brunswick, New Jersey at 85 years old. We know that Florence (Sgandurra) Boscarino had been residing in 33 University Road, in East Brunswick, Middlesex County, New Jersey United States 08816.
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Florence (Sgandurra) Boscarino
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Female
Gender
Florence
First name
Unknown
Middle name
Sgandurra
Maiden name
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33 University Road, in East Brunswick, Middlesex County, New Jersey United States 08816
Last known residence
Florence Boscarino was born in at 1781 West 12th Street, in Brooklyn, Kings County, New York United States
Birth
Florence Boscarino died on at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, in New Brunswick, Middlesex County, New Jersey United States 08901
Death
Florence Boscarino was born in at 1781 West 12th Street, in Brooklyn, Kings County, New York United States
Florence Boscarino died on at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, in New Brunswick, Middlesex County, New Jersey United States 08901
Birth
Death
Kidney Failure
Cause of death
at Our Lady of Grace Church, in Flushing, Queens County, New York United States
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Ethnicity & Lineage

Sicilian

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United States

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Catholic

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at Our Lady of Grace church, in Brooklyn, New York United States

Education

Lafayette High School Brooklyn New York

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Florence (Sgandurra) Boscarino & Stephan Boscarino

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Florence Sgandurra Boscarino

AGE: 85 • East Brunswick

Florence Sgandurra Boscarino died Monday, May 19, 2014, at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, New Brunswick. She was 85. Born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, she was a graduate of Lafayette High School. She married her loving husband Stephen Boscarino in 1962. She then gave birth to her beloved daughter, Diane in 1963. In 1972, they moved to Flushing, NY, and then they relocated to East Brunswick in 1996, where they resided with her daughter and son-in-law. Florence was a dialysis patient for 14 years at DCI in North Brunswick, and known as "Momma Flo" and "Flo Bo." Her favorite role in life was Grandma. She loved her family, especially her beloved grandchildren. Florence was a communicant of St. Bartholomew RC Church, East Brunswick.

She was predeceased by her husband, Stephen Boscarino in 2007; and her 4 brothers. Surviving are her beloved daughter, Diane Rakossy and her husband Robert of East Brunswick; and loving granddaughters, Alyssa and Jenna.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, 9:15 AM, at The Brunswick Memorial Home, 454 Cranbury Road, East Brunswick, followed by a 10:00 AM Mass of Christian Burial at St. Bartholomew RC Church, East Brunswick. Interment will follow at Mount St. Mary's Cemetery, Flushing, NY.

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In 1929, in the year that Florence (Sgandurra) Boscarino was born, on October 29th (Black Tuesday), the stock market crashed in the United States. Billions of dollars were lost and some investors committed suicide as a result, having lost their fortunes. This ushered in the 12 year, worldwide Great Depression.

In 1939, by the time she was just 10 years old, on the 1st of September, Nazi Germany invaded Poland. On September 17th, the Soviet Union invaded Poland as well. Poland expected help from France and the United Kingdom, since they had a pact with both. But no help came. By October 6th, the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany held full control of the previously Polish lands. Eventually, the invasion of Poland lead to World War II.

In 1968, by the time she was 39 years old, on January 31st, the North Vietnamese launched the Tet Offensive, a turning point in the Vietnam War. 70,000 North Vietnamese and Viet Cong forces swarmed into South Vietnam. The South Vietnamese and US troops held off the offensive but it was such fierce fighting that the U.S. public began to turn against the war.

In 1978, at the age of 49 years old, Florence was alive when on November 18th, Jim Jones's Peoples Temple followers committed mass suicide in Jonestown, Guyana - where they had moved, from San Francisco, as a group. Jones was the leader of the cult and ordered his followers to drink cyanide-laced punch, which they did. Whole families (women and children included) died - more than 900 people in all.

In 1999, at the age of 70 years old, Florence was alive when the fear that Y2K (year 2000) would cause the failure of computers worldwide when clocks didn't properly update to January 1st, 2000 became near panic. While some computer systems and software did have problems, the panic was unfounded and computer life went on.

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