April 8, 1928 - February 6, 2021
Vincenza Arena, 92, of Boro Park, Brooklyn, passed away on Saturday, February 6, 2021, at her home. Born April 8, 1928 in Italy, she was the daughter of the late Letterio and Rosaria Arena. Vincenza and her husband Joseph immigrated to the United States with their children in 1963 in search of a better life for their family. Vincenza was the beloved wife of her late husband Joseph, who passed away on September 20, 2016. They were married for 71 wonderful years before his passing. Vincenza is remembered as a self sacrificing woman who always looked to the needs of her family and others before her own. An amazing cook and gifted seamstress, she used her talents to help others. Vincenza was treasured as the pillar of her family and a beacon of strength. She exemplified faith and courage through even her most difficult times, including her long struggles with failing health. Vincenza's greatest joy was her family, who she loved beyond measure and whose lives she filled with the most cherished memories. Vincenza was loved and will be deeply missed by all who knew her. Surviving are her children Patricia (Lina) Arena and her husband Joseph, her daughter Rosaria Genova and her husband Salvatore, Maria Gorgia and her husband Michael, and her daughter Liliana Arena; as well as her loving grandchildren Anthony, Christine, Daniela, Stephanie, and Sabrina; and two great-grandsons, CJ and Alex. Vincenza was pre-deceased by her great grandson baby Adam. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday at Holy Child Church located at 4747 Amboy Road Staten Island, New York 10312. Interment will be in Resurrection Cemetery. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.scaliahome.com In lieu of flowers, donations in Vincenza's memory may be made to The Alzheimer's Foundation. Please be mindful due to the current State mandate that a mask must be worn at all times in the church and social distancing requirements must be followed during the services. Due to the current Pandemic a strict policy of a maximum of 200 people permitted in Church. Please adhere to this policy. Due to the current pandemic circumstances please note: We do not accept deliveries from outside vendors for bakery products, fruit baskets, and floral arrangements until further notice. Floral Arrangements can be purchased from our in house floral designers who work under the most stringent sanitary conditions which include temperature checks, mask wearing, distancing and protective clothing. You can call 718-948-2016 and place your order. We must protect the families we serve, our own families and staff who operate the funeral home.
Vincenza Arena, 92, of Boro Park, Brooklyn, passed away on Saturday, February 6, 2021, at her home. Born April 8, 1928 in Italy, she was the daughter of the late Letterio and Rosaria Arena. Vincenza and her husband Joseph immigrated to the... View Obituary & Service Information
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