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Funeral Set for Westchester Man Found in Hudson

Memorial services have been scheduled for Saturday Oct. 27 at 10:30 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Church in Tuckahoe.

With the "Find Frank Forgione" Facebook page securing over 600 friends—all of whom worked feverishly to locate him—it's no surprise the 60-year-old Eastchester man will be sorely missed.

A memorial service has been scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 27 the Immaculate Conception Church. (53 Winter Hill Rd., Tuckahoe.)

Forgione's body was found by authorities in the Hudson River in Rockland Monday after a five day search. Forgione .

"Eastchester is our home, and all of our neighbors and friends are our extended family," said Karen Gizzo Campanile, a close friend of the family who set up the Facebook page. Gizzo Campanile said she is grateful for the outpouring of community support.

There will be three visitation times for the public scheduled this week at Westchester Funeral Home, located at 190 Main St. in Eastchester:

  • Thursday, Oct. 25 - 5 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Friday, Oct. 26 - 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Friday, Oct. 26 - 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

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For more information about services, including an obituary, tributes, memories shared and more, visit Westchester Funeral Home's webpage dedicated to Forgione here.

Leave your memories of Frank Forgione in our comment section below.

Lucille Warren January 25, 2013 at 04:08 PM
To the family of the deceased I am truly sorry for your lost, It’s never easy to lose someone you love. The pane can sometimes be unbearable at the time, but there is hope! it is human and natural to grieve and we should not feel ashamed to let our grief be manifest. Even when tempered by the hope of the resurrection, the death of a loved one is still a traumatic loss, which is deeply felt. YES resurrection! Jesus performed that unforgettable resurrection in front of many eyewitnesses. It was a token of the future resurrection that he had predicted on an earlier occasion, when he said: “Do not marvel at this, because the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear [the Son of God’s] voice and come out, those who did good things to a resurrection of life, those who practiced vile things to a resurrection of judgment.”—John 5:28, 29 With this HOPE you can see your loved ones again. When death strikes a loved one, for example, hope can make a world of difference to the survivors. The apostle Paul wrote to the Christians at Thessalonica: “We do not want you to be ignorant concerning those who are sleeping in death; that you may not sorrow just as the rest also do who have no hope.”—1 THESSALONIANS 4:13. If you would like to know more, you can reach me at: . Lucille Warren 155 Orawaupum St. White Plains NY 10606

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