Peter W. Fazzolare

Passed away April 4, 2013

Visiting will be at Dorsey Funeral Home, Ossining, NY on Monday, April 8th from 4-8pm.  Funeral Mass at St. Augustine's Church, Ossining NY on Tuesday April 9 at 10:00 AM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Augustine’s Church, Ossining, NY.

Peter W. Fazzolare of Napa California, former 50 year resident of Ossining, NY, died at age 95 after a brief illness.  Peter was born in Middletown, NY, raised in Brooklyn, NY; received his B.A. from Brooklyn College and M.A. from Columbia University.  Peter was an officer in the USMMC during World War II. He began his career with Johnson ' Johnson and moved to Ossining to be the first Business Manager for the Ossining Public School System. His distinguished career included Executive Vice President of Finance and then President of Briarcliff College until its merger with Pace University, where he later retired as Vice President of Finance. He was also a Professor of business and Spanish at Briarcliff College and wrote four work books for Elementary Spanish. He served as Vice-Chairman of the board of trustees of Harriman College, member of the Middle States Association for Accreditation of Colleges, a member of the advisory board of the Bank of New York, director and treasurer of the Taconic Council, Girl Scouts of America, President and long time member of the Rotary Club in Ossining, served on the Citizens’ Advisory Committee on Education and an accreditation team of college administrators to study programs and objectives of several colleges in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. 
Peter is survived by his loving children Douglas Fazzolare of Houma, LA and Lorraine Fazzolare of Napa, CA.  He is also survived by his loving sister, Rose Lombardo, of Ardsley NY as well as many loving nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.  He was predeceased by his beloved wife, Angela, in 2000.  He was also predeceased by his parents, Dominick and Catherine Panetta Fazzolare, his brother Vincent Fazzolare and sister Mary Moshy. 
Visiting will be at Dorsey Funeral Home, Ossining, NY on Monday, April 8th from 4-8pm.  Funeral Mass at St. Augustine's Church, Ossining NY on Tuesday April 9 at 10:00 AM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Augustine’s Church, Ossining, NY.

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