HARTSDALE, N.Y. - Noelle Yorio, an educator from Hartsdale, died Oct. 9 at the age of 65.
Primarily employed by Catholic schools, Yorio was most recently the former principal of Immaculate Conception School in Irvington. Born in the Bronx to Henry and Victoria Nanna, she went on to work for schools in the diocese of New York and Brooklyn. On Jun. 16, 1974, she married Albert Yorio in New Rochelle.
Before becoming principal, Yorio worked as a teacher at the Irvington Elementary School, which has since closed down. Stefanie Rohan, of London, U.K., offered her condolences to the Yorio family stating that Yorio "always believed in the best of the people she loved. This inspired us to try to become the best that was in us."
She is survived by her husband Albert, her sons Justin and Brett, her daughter Erika, her sisters Stefanie (Fred) Hirt and Andrea (Kevin) Montgomery.
Friends may visit Wednesday, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Edwards-Dowdle Funeral Home in Dobbs Ferry. The funeral mass will be held at Church of the Sacred Heart in Dobbs Ferry at 12:30 p.m. on Thursday. Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association , 1 Union Street #301 Robbinsville, NJ 08691.
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