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Mary Pernice

Mt. Kisco, New York

January 9, 1922 - October 13, 2014

Mary Pernice Obituary

The perfect flower of noble character and kindness, Mary Pernice, 92 passed away on October 13, 2014 peacefully in her sleep. Visitation will be Friday from 2-4 pm & 7-9 pm at the funeral home. The funeral service will be held at 10:00 AM on Oct 18, 2014 at. St Mary's Church, Katonah NY. Following the funeral burial will be at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Valhalla NY. Funeral arrangements are being handled by Cassidy-Flynn Funeral Home. Mary was born in Allentown PA, on January 9 1922. She graduated with honors in both academic and sports from Tuckahoe High School. She was married to Thomas Pernice Sr January 1 1942; they were married 57 years. Mary was one of Westchester's pioneering business women, running the family business Pernice Florist on Garth Road in Scarsdale while her husband Thomas was in the service during WW2. She along with her husband continued as an acclaimed floral designers throughout the 1950's and 60's. She later opened Mary Pernice's Scarsdale Candy and Cards on Spencer Place in the village. After her retirement she still continued working due to her great popularity at Scarsdale Art and Frame. Mary and Thomas eventually moved from Scarsdale to Goldens Bridge NY. As a long time volunteer for Northern Westchester Hospital Twiggs, Katonah Women's Club and the PEO Sisterhood, Mary was highly respected and loved. Mary is survived by her son Thom Pernice of Peekskill NY. Mary is preceded in death by her parents, Carmine and Anna Mattola, her brother, Tony Mattola and her husband Thomas Pernice Sr. Visitation Cassidy-Flynn Funeral Home Inc. Friday, October 17, 2014 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM 288 East Main Street Mount Kisco, NY 10549 Visitation Cassidy-Flynn Funeral Home Inc. Friday, October 17, 2014 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM 288 East Main Street Mount Kisco, NY 10549 Mass of Christian Burial St. Mary of the Assumption Saturday, October 18, 2014 10:00 AM 55 Valley Road Katonah, NY 10536 ~If you plan to attend the Funeral Mass for Mary please meet directly at church on Saturday Morning~ Entombment Gate of Heaven Cemetery Saturday, October 18, 2014 11:30 AM 10 West Stevens Avenue Hawthorne, NY 10707

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The perfect flower of noble character and kindness, Mary Pernice, 92 passed away on October 13, 2014 peacefully in her sleep. Visitation will be Friday from 2-4 pm & 7-9 pm at the funeral home. The funeral service will be held at 10:00 AM on Oct 18, 2014 at. St Mary's Church, Katonah NY. Following the funeral burial will be at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Valhalla NY. Funeral arrangements are being handled by Cassidy-Flynn Funeral Home. Mary was born in Allentown PA, on January 9 1922. She graduated with honors in both academic and sports from Tuckahoe High School. She was married to Thomas Pernice Sr January 1 1942; they were married 57 years. Mary was one of Westchester's pioneering business women, running the family business Pernice Florist on Garth Road in Scarsdale while her husband Thomas was in the service during WW2. She along with her husband continued as an acclaimed floral designers throughout the 1950's and 60's. She later opened Mary Pernice's Scarsdale Candy and Cards on Spencer Place in the village. After her retirement she still continued working due to her great popularity at Scarsdale Art and Frame. Mary and Thomas eventually moved from Scarsdale to Goldens Bridge NY. As a long time volunteer for Northern Westchester Hospital Twiggs, Katonah Women's Club and the PEO Sisterhood, Mary was highly respected and loved. Mary is survived by her son Thom Pernice of Peekskill NY. Mary is preceded in death by her parents, Carmine and Anna Mattola, her brother, Tony Mattola and her husband Thomas Pernice Sr. Visitation Cassidy-Flynn Funeral Home Inc. Friday, October 17, 2014 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM 288 East Main Street Mount Kisco, NY 10549 Visitation Cassidy-Flynn Funeral Home Inc. Friday, October 17, 2014 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM 288 East Main Street Mount Kisco, NY 10549 Mass of Christian Burial St. Mary of the Assumption Saturday, October 18, 2014 10:00 AM 55 Valley Road Katonah, NY 10536 ~If you plan to attend the Funeral Mass for Mary please meet directly at church on Saturday Morning~ Entombment Gate of Heaven Cemetery Saturday, October 18, 2014 11:30 AM 10 West Stevens Avenue Hawthorne, NY 10707

To share a memory or send a condolence gift, please visit the Official Obituary of Mary Pernice hosted by Cassidy Flynn Funeral Directors.

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