Patrick Joseph Pellicano

Patrick Joseph Pellicano, 92, of River Vale, formerly of Blauvelt, passed away on Tuesday, January 30, 2018. Beloved husband of Angela (nee Capicotto). Loving father of Donna Swann and husband Alvin of SC, Lawrence Pellicano and wife Julie of MO and Lisa Pfeifer of Hillsdale. Adored grandfather of Gina, Zachary, Rachel, Kimberly, Nicole, James and the late Christa and great-grandfather of Zoe and Nyla. Dearest brother of Mildred Vero and the late Mary Vomero, Dominick Pellicano and Theresa Mastropolo.

Patrick was a US Navy veteran of WWII. He went on to serve as a police officer for the NYPD and received the Medal of Honor. He was also a life member of the VFW and belonged to the Blauvelt Sons of Italy.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Monday 10 AM at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart RC Church, Tappan with interment to follow at Rockland Cemetery, Sparkill. Visiting hours are Sunday 1-5 PM at Pizzi Funeral Home, 120 Paris Ave, Northvale (201-767-3050).

Memorial donations to the NYPD Widows’ and Children’s Fund, 125 Broad St, NY, NY 10004-2400 would be greatly appreciated.



  1. Lauren Willingham :

    Dear Pellicano Family,

    I’m so sorry for your loss. Mr. Pellicano sounded like a brave and wonderful man. You will be in my thoughts and prayers.

    Lauren Willingham

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