Florence Giordano

Florence Giordano of Mattituck, formerly of Ridge, died Sept. 12 at San Simeon by the Sound Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Greenport. She was 92.

She was born Jan. 7, 1918, in Sicily to Antonio and Anne (Basile) Paternostro. After moving to the United States, she was raised in Brooklyn, where she graduated from high school. She married Salvatore Giordano in Brooklyn and was a homemaker. According to her family, she enjoyed sewing.

Predeceased by her husband in 1998 and her son Denis in 2009, she is survived by her children Norma Romano of Naples, Fla., and Theadore, of Baldwin; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Family received visitors Sept. 14 at Rocky Point Funeral Home. Funeral services were held Sept. 15 at St. Anthony of Padua R.C. Church in Rocky Point. Interment followed at Seaview Cemetery in Mount Sinai.