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Albert Louis Buzzeo

Died: May 27, 2019

Albert L. Buzzeo passed away peacefully at his home on Monday, May 27th 2019 in Astoria, Queens surrounded by his family and friends. Albert was born on May 31st, 1930 to Rosa and Luigi Buzzeo. He was 88 years old. He leaves behind his beloved wife, Frances, three loving daughters, Therese, Janice, and Rosanne, and fiv…read more

Albert L. Buzzeo passed away peacefully at his home on Monday, May 27th 2019 in Astoria, Queens surrounded by his family and friends. Albert was born on May 31st, 1930 to Rosa and Luigi Buzzeo. He was 88 years old. He leaves behind his beloved wife, Frances, three loving daughters, Therese, Janice, and Rosanne, and five grandchildren, David, Matthew, Vanessa, Cody and Luke.

 

Albert devoted his life to public service. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War, defending the country he loved so much. He subsequently operated family-owned Buzzeo’s Catering for over 40 years, helping local communities create lasting memories. Throughout his life, Albert remained an active civic leader in Western Queens, serving in such capacities as District Leader for the Frank Kenna Republican Club and member of the local community board. In 1994, he was appointed as Assistant Commissioner for the NYC Department for the Aging, where he became a zealous advocate for Seniors throughout the City of New York.

 

Funeral services will be held at Drago Funeral Home at 43-10 30th Avenue, Astoria, N.Y. 11103 on Thursday, May 30th from 6:00 – 9:00PM, and Friday from 2:00 – 4:00PM and 6:00 – 9:00PM. Mass service will be held at St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church at 43-19 30th Avenue, Astoria, N.Y. 11103 on Saturday June 1st at 10:00AM. He will thereafter be laid to rest at Maple Grove Cemetery at 127-15 Kew Gardens Road, Kew Gardens, N.Y. 11415.

 

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Albert’s honor to Alzheimer’s Association, (www.alz.org) St. Jude’s (stjude.org) or a charity of your choice.

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Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Thursday, May 30, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Drago Funeral Home & Cremation Services

Address:

43-10 30th Avenue
Astoria,New York11103

Date: Friday, May 31, 2019

Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Drago Funeral Home & Cremation Services

Address:

43-10 30th Avenue
Astoria,New York11103

Date: Friday, May 31, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Drago Funeral Home & Cremation Services

Address:

43-10 30th Avenue
Astoria,New York11103

Service Information

Date: Saturday, June 1, 2019

Time: 10:00 am

St. Josephs RC Church

Address:

43-19 30th Avenue
Astoria,New York11103

Cemetery Information

Date: Saturday, June 1, 2019

Maple Grove Cemetery

Address:

83-15 Kew Gardens Road
Kew Gardens,NY11415

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