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Joseph Fazzolari, 60, Of Yonkers, Worked At Meadowlands Racetrack

YONKERS, N.Y. - Joseph Fazzolari of Yonkers died Sunday, Feb. 16. He was 60.

Fazzolari was born to Vincent and Maria in Marina di Gioiosa, Reggio Calabria, Italy. He emigrated to the U.S. in 1955, residing with his family in Yonkers. He worked at the Meadowlands Racetrack for more than 30 years.

Fazzolari is survived by his brothers, Salvatore (Josephine) and Frank, his sister, Rosemarie (Ralph) Mondesando; two nieces; two nephews; and two great- nephews. He was predeceased by his longtime companion, Vickie Cecire.

Calling hours are Wednesday, Feb. 19 from 4 to 9 p.m. at F. Ruggiero & Sons, Inc., 732 Yonkers Ave., Yonkers, NY 10704 (914) 375-1400. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:45 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 20, at St. John the Baptist Church. Interment to follow at St. Joseph's Cemetery, Yonkers.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Heart Association.

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