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Varriale, Eileen June 7, 1940 - December 20, 2022

Eileen Varriale passed away peacefully at her home in Bronxville on December 20, 2022  surrounded by her family, after a long illness.

She was born on June 7, 1940 in the Bronx to David Rubencamp and Mary Crowley.  After graduating high school and moving to Riverdale, she was appointed secretary to Sister Anthony Marie Fitz‐ Maurice, the executive director of St. Vincent’s Hospital and Medical Center. It was there where she met her husband, Dr. Philip Varriale. 

They married on December 28, 1968 and then moved to Manhattan, Kansas, where her husband served a two year military stint as a medical officer and Chief of Cardiology at the Irwin Hospital in Fort Riley. Returning to New York, they settled in Bronxville in 1973 where they raised their children Donna, Philip, and David. 

Recognized for her many valuable contributions during her long term membership in the Bronxville League for Service she was honored by her election as  President in 1985 at the time of the League’s Diamond Jubilee celebration; She was again elected as President for a second term. She was also ever-present and very active in countless volunteer roles at Bronxville school during the 1980s. 

Loved by her many friends for her dry wit, loyalty, and kindness, she was also seen as a second mom to many Bronxville school students over the years.

She is predeceased by her parents, her sister Maura Delaney, and brother David Rubencamp. 

She is survived by her husband, Dr. Philip Varriale, and her children Donna, Philip, and David, her daughter-in-law Beatriz, and her grandchildren, Ona, Grace, Daniel, and Layla. Her abiding love for her grandchildren always lifted her spirits, and she loved spending time with them.

Calling Hours: 4 to 8 pm, Thursday, December 22, 2022

Mass:  10:45 am, Friday, December, December 23, 2022, St. Joseph's Church, Bronxville, NY



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    Robin Kay says

    Dr. Varriale,
    We were so saddened to hear about your wife passing away –
    we send our deepest condolences for your great loss…
    May her memory be a blessing and may G-d watch over you and your family during this difficult time –
    may she rest in peace in a better place with G-d with no pain or illness ..
    with much love Robin Kay and Sany Marques

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