In Memoriam: Theresa Reitano

Real Estate In-Depth | May 2019

The Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors regrets to inform its membership of the passing of veteran Realtor Theresa Reitano of Yonkers on April 30 at the age of 69.

Reitano worked at Ye Village Realty in Dobbs Ferry, which was owned by Joe and Therese Valvano, and later for Coldwell Banker when Ye Village was sold to became Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Dobbs Ferry. She also joined Coldwell Banker’s corporate staff in Connecticut.

She was the devoted mother of Michele Reitano Hendel (Robert) and Kristen Reitano Grochowski (Anthony) and loving grandmother to Anthony and Nicolette Grochowski and Lauriana Hendel. She was also the beloved sister of Cynthia Capuano and Lenny Capuano (Etil) and beloved aunt to Lenny Capuano (Lauren) and Alexa Mc Redmond.

Reitano was born on Aug. 23, 1949 to the late Joseph and Helen (nee DeVito) Capuano. She grew up in the Bronx, and as an adult lived in Yonkers/Bronxville, Eastchester and finally, Yonkers. She attended Saint Anthony’s Grammar School in the Bronx and graduated from Blessed Sacrament Academy in Yonkers.

Terry, will be remembered as the devoted mom, grandma, sister, aunt, cousin and friend to many. She lived her life in faith and those who knew her, knew that she was a most loving and generous person. She raised her daughters with selfless devotion and loved them with every ounce of her being. They were her greatest accomplishment in life. However, her biggest joy in recent years was spending time talking, laughing and loving her three beautiful grandchildren, who loved her, “so, so, so much.”

She is pre-deceased by her parents, Joseph and Helen (nee DeVito) Capuano and her beloved nephew, Anthony Mangone, as well as, several cousins and friends.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Regional Hospice and Home Care, 30 Milestone Rd, Danbury, CT 06810-9910 or to St Jude Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148-0142 or to the American Cancer Society PO Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123