MAMARONECK, N.Y. Helen Theresa Rivituso, of Mamaroneck, died May 1. She was 83.
Born Feb. 28, 1929 in New Rochelle, she was the daughter of Carlo and Giovanna Rella.
She was married to Raymond Patrick Rivituso. She enjoyed cooking and entertaining family and friends and especially loved the beach and cruises.
She is survived by her husband of 57 years; two daughters, Carol Smith and Lisa LaBrusciano; a son, Michael (Karen) Rivituso; a stepson, Patrick (Christy) Daniels; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by five brothers, Frank Rella, Robert Rella, Genaro Rella, Francis Rella and Philip Rella; and four sisters, Mary Bizzocco, Rose Feola, Sarah Miceli and Clara Cassone.
Visitation hours are from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Thursday at Coxe and Graziano Funeral Home in Mamaroneck. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Friday at St. Vito's Roman Catholic Church in Mamaroneck, followed by burial at Greenwood Union Cemetery in Rye.
Memorial donations can be made to Swim Across America.
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