Betty Ciardullo, 87 passed away peacefully on February 22nd.
She was born March 26th, 1926 in New Castle, Australia, where she met her husband while he
was stationed in the South Pacific during WWII.
is survived by Sons Robert and Ken , daughter Joan, daughter in law Carol, Carmen, grandchildren Carolyn, Ken, Lisa and Briana
and numerous nieces and nephews. Her husband Emilio and her son Michael predeceased her in 2001 and 2005 respectively.
A memorial service will be held at Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye, NY 7-10 PM, March
28th. On March 26th, she would have been 88 years old.
Joan Carson, longtime resident of New Rochelle, died on March 4, 2014.
Joan was born on August 7, 1920 in Albany, NY to the late John and Dorothy
(Hume) Carson. Raised in New Milford, CT, Joan came to New Rochelle in 1939 as a freshman at The College of New Rochelle,
which became the center of her personal and professional life. She received her Master’s degree and Ph.D. from Fordham
University and joined the faculty of The College of New Rochelle in 1945. She taught English for 36 years, and retired in
1991, at the rank of Professor Emerita. Joan was an extraordinary scholar and teacher, and was beloved by her students.
She is survived by her
sister-in-law Shirley Pace Carson, her niece Joan Carson and her nephew Alex Carson.
She is predeceased by her brothers John, Christopher,
and Alexander Carson.
A memorial service will be scheduled at a later date. Donations in Joan’s memory can be made to The College of
New Rochelle, 29 Castle Place, New Rochelle, NY 10805.