Obituary of Peter Di Rubbo
Peter Di Rubbo passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 28, 2021, with his family at his side. He was 89 years old.
Peter was born on April 25, 1932 in Bellona, Italy to Joseph and Antonietta (Nosella) Di Rubbo. He came to New York with his family in 1948.
He proudly served in the United States Army from 1952-1954 and is a Korean War Veteran.
In 1956, Peter married the love of his life, Mary Caravaggio, to whom he has been married for 64 years.
He worked for the Peekskill City School District from 1959-1972. He then became a foreman for the Peekskill Parks and Recreation Department before retiring in 1997.
Peter is predeceased by his parents Joseph and Antonietta Di Rubbo and his son, Peter Di Rubbo, Jr.
He is also predeceased by his brothers Sylvio, Nicholas, Ercole Di Rubbo, and his sisters Mary Parisi, Jenny Pelaccio, Josephine Astrologo, and Elena Diulio.
He is survived by his loving wife Mary and his son Daniel (Faith) Di Rubbo. He will be greatly missed by his grandsons Daniel Di Rubbo, Jr. and Michael Peter Di Rubbo, who were the pride and joy of his life. He will also be missed and remembered by many nieces, nephews and friends.
Anyone that met Peter knew how wonderful a person he was. He was the most gentle and kind person you could meet and will be greatly missed by so many.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, December 1, 2021, from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Joseph F. Nardone Funeral Home, 414 Washington Street, Peekskill.
Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Thursday, December 2, 2021, at 10:00 am at The Church of the Assumption, 920 First Street, Peekskill.
Entombment to follow at Rose Hills Memorial Park Cemetery, 101 Mill Street, Putnam Valley.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Peter Di Rubbo, please visit Tribute Store