January 9, 1932 - December 3, 2021
On December 3, 2021, Mary Nancy Cordaro went home to God at the age of 89. “Nancy” was born to Joseph and Mary Fiorentino on January 9, 1932 in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, New York. Even at the age of 17, Nancy aspired to a career in nursing and spent most of her life in the profession that she loved so much. Nancy earned her Associates degree from Suffolk Community college, went on to earn her Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from Stony Brook University and continuing on to earn her Master’s degree from C.W. Post. She began her long career in 1969 at Brookhaven Memorial Hospital in Patchogue, New York where she remained until she retired in 1993. Through her career, she moved up the ranks very rapidly until becoming a nursing Supervisor. After retirement, Nancy continued working per diem as a PRI coordinator for the hospital as well as teaching CPR until the age of 85. She was very active in the New York State nurses association as well as a founding member of the local nurses association. She maintained her nursing license and was a registered nurse until the day she died. Nancy was pre-deceased by her beloved husband Michael, and brothers’ Thomas and Salvatore. She leaves behind her beloved sister, Esther and 5 children, Michael (Sandra), Ronald (Maria), Christopher, Karin (Frank) and Matthew (Maya). Nancy also leaves behind 11 Grandchildren, 7 Great grandchildren and 1 Great, Great Grandchild as well as many loving nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, the family would like any donations made in Nancy’s name to the SCHOLARSHIP FUND of the Professional Nurses Association of Suffolk County at the following address: PNASC Scholarship fund P.O. Box 872 Patchogue, New York 11772 Please make checks payable to PNASC Scholarship fund and in the memo, please write: In memory of Mary Nancy Cordaro Nancy was very active with this organization and it would be an honor to to have donations made in her name.
On December 3, 2021, Mary Nancy Cordaro went home to God at the age of 89. “Nancy” was born to Joseph and Mary Fiorentino on January 9, 1932 in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, New York. Even at the age of 17, Nancy aspired to a career in... View Obituary & Service Information
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