Patricia Chiaro

Obituary of Patricia Chiaro

Patricia "Tesha" (Munson) Chiaro, age 71, a resident of Yonkers died Saturday, December 1, 2018. Tesha was born August 25, 1947 in Ossining, NY and was the daughter of the late William Aubrey Munson and Peggy Grant Munson. Tesha grew up in Croton-on-Hudson and graduated Croton High School. Tesha worked as an Executive Administrative Assistant for National Realty Company until her retirement. She was lovingly married to Frank Chiaro for 43 years. She enjoyed playing penny slots and was a life-long lover of needlepoint and puzzles. Tesha was a wonderful stepmother and friend to Tammy Chiaro Benkwitt and husband Steven Benkwitt of Fishkill, Lori Chiaro Fiduccia and husband Matthew Fiduccia of Beacon and Mark Chiaro of Fishkill as well as an adoring Grandma "T" to Sarah Benkwitt Cafaro and husband Paul Cafaro, Alison Benkwitt, Chance Fiduccia, and Justis Fiduccia. Teshas best friend was her doting big-sister Marjorie who is responsible for many of Tesha's grand adventures earlier in life, the original Thelma and Louise. She is survived by her nephew Matthew Lieberman who resides in Saratoga whom always held a special place in her heart.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday December 15, 2018 at 12:00 PM at Sinatra Funeral Home 499 Yonkers Ave, Yonkers, NY. Interment will be at a later date to be determined. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Lung Association. A memorial fund has been created in Patricia Chiaro's name at

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