Robert J. Arciola Of Ossining, 36

OSSINING, N.Y. -- Robert J. Arciola, 36, of Ossining, died Sunday, April 30.

Robert J. Arciola, 36
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Born on March 31, 1981, in White Plains to Robert R. and Teresa E. Arciola (Assante), Arciola was a self-taught sous chef who worked at several local restaurants.

He enjoyed working upstate on the family farm, being outside and making homemade projects with his daughter Josephine.

Arciola was also known for his sense of humor and kindness to all.

He is survived by his mother Teresa; maternal grandfather Leonard Assante; his beloved wife Alexandra; daughter Josephine; sister Cassandra; his twin sister Amanda Olguin (Oscar); nieces Emma and Olive; Julie and Ned, Kaitlyn and Maggie and A.J. He is also survived by his mother- and father-in-law Mary Ann and Kenneth Kovach, and his best friends Matthew Gredell and Robert DeToma.

He was predeceased by his father Robert and his brother Michael.

A wake will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Ballard-Durand Funeral Home in Elmsford. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel in Elmsford.

 In lieu of flowers, a GoFundMe account is being set up for his daughter's college fund.

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