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Life Story for Marco E. DelGatto

Marco E.  DelGatto
Marco DelGatto, 85, of Brewster NY, died peacefully at Putnam Hospital Center in Carmel, NY. Marco was born March 16, 1932 to Nicholas and Lucia(Machina) DelGatto, in the Bronx. Marco attended school there and completed high school. In 1955 he married Arlene Maldocker at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, also in the Bronx. They raised their family there and in 2003, moved to Brewster, NY.

Marco is predeceased by his beloved wife Arlene, and survived by two daughters Laura Piacquadio of Brewster, NY and Diane Scherel of Cortlandt Manor, NY. He is also survived by a brother Nicholas of Greenwich, CT, four grandchildren; Christina Wiesner, Jillian McEntee, Joseph Piacquadio, and Daniel Scherel. Additionally, four great grandchildren, Trevor Scherel, Mason and Jocelyn Wiesner and Caroline McEntee.

Marco worked as an Electrical Technician for forty years for Con Edison in New York. After retiring in 1992, he traveled around the world with his loving wife and in his final years he continued to travel with his constant companion, brother Nicky visiting numerous countries. He lived life to the fullest and had no regrets.

Family and friends may call at Beecher Funeral Home, Brewster NY ( on Thursday June 8, from 4-8pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at St. Lawrence O’Toole Church in Brewster at 10:30am on Friday June 9. Entombment will follow at Rose Hills Memorial Park in Putnam Valley. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.
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