Phyllis Ruth Cavalli

Phyllis Ruth Cavalli (nee Grappo), 75, of Orangeburg, formerly of the Bronx, passed away on Friday, December 6, 2019. Beloved wife of the late Sergio Cavalli. Loving mother of Sergio P. Cavalli and his wife Kelly of Tappan and Janelle Cassidy and her husband Nick, also of Tappan. Adored grandmother of Kiersten, Gabriella, Gia, James and Julianna. Dear sister of the late Carole Grappo.

Phyllis was a school aide at the Bronx Science High School. She was a member of the Blauvelt Senior Center.

Visiting hours are Monday, December 9 from 6-9 PM at Pizzi Funeral Home, 120 Paris Ave, Northvale (201-767-3050). A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Tuesday, December 10 at 10 AM at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart RC Church, Tappan with interment to follow at St. Raymond’s Cemetery, Bronx.

Donations in Phyllis’ memory may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital,


  1. Barbara (Guggino) Ford

    Friend for 60+ years. Though we didn’t talk often anymore other than the occasional phone call and Christmas card, I thought of you frequently. I wish we had kept in closer touch. I’ll miss you and your loving “insults”. Rest in Peace, my dear friend.

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