Carmelo Burgio

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Born in Sicily, Italy on August 15, 1944

Departed on January 10, 2021 and resided in West Harrison, NY

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On Sunday, January 10, 2021, Carmelo Burgio, loving husband and father of three children, passed away at the age of 76.  Carmelo was born on August 15, 1944, in Sicily, Italy. He came to the United States at the age of 12 and graduated from White Plains High School in 1964. He proudly became a United States citizen and served this country with honor in the United States Army. He worked for the Journal News for 44 years. On June 3, 1970, he married Giuseppina Calderone. They raised three children, Antonino “Tony,” Salvatore, and Vanessa. Carmelo loved the New York Yankees, playing bocce, fishing, and spending time with family and his six grandchildren Anthony, Juliana, Julia, Salvatore Jr., Adriana, and Frank Jr. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.  Friends may call Wednesday (today) at the Ballard-Durand Funeral Home, 2 Maple Avenue, White Plains, from 7-9 pm.  Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday, January 14, 2021, at 10:00AM at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church in White Plains.  Entombment will follow in the Ferncliff Cemetery in Hartsdale, NY.

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  1. Salvatore & Rosemarie Angilletta January 12, 2021 at 11:19 am - Reply

    So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers go out the the Burgio Family. 🙏🏻❤️

  2. Linda Rappa January 12, 2021 at 11:21 am - Reply

    My brother and I are so very sorry for the loss of Carmello! He was a very kind and gentle man who will be sorely missed. Our memories of him will live on forever. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family. With much sorrow Linda and Joseph Rappa

  3. Domenick and Janet Annulli January 13, 2021 at 2:17 pm - Reply

    We were so very sorry to hear of your loss. Carmelo was a wonderful person and a good friend to us when we lived there. Our hearts and prayers go
    out to the whole family.

  4. michael giordano January 13, 2021 at 2:45 pm - Reply

    my sincere condolences to all the family, great person ,

    will miss him at bocce nights R.I.P . Carmelo

  5. joseph troia January 13, 2021 at 7:46 pm - Reply

    0ur deepest condolences for your loss, our prayers are with you and you family.

    Joe& Lucy Troia

  6. joseph troia January 13, 2021 at 7:47 pm - Reply

    0ur deepest condolences for your loss, our prayers are with you and you family.

    Joe & Lucy Troia

  7. Mr mrs G Guglielmo January 14, 2021 at 8:43 am - Reply

    My sincere condolences to the Burgio family it was a pleasure to have known him May he Rest In Peace. The presence of his family and grandchildren should be proud of his legacy 🙏🙏

  8. Michael and Patricia Stolfi January 16, 2021 at 3:07 pm - Reply

    Sal, our deepest condolences to you and your family for the loss of your dad, may he rest in peace. Sorry we could not be there in this difficult time.

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