Emma Jean Scilingo, 87, Rye Town Community Theatre Activist

The following obituary can be found at legacy.com

Emma Jean Scilingo (nee: Brannon), 87, died at Danbury Hospital on January 17, 2014. She was a long-time resident of Harrison, NY and is survived by two daughters, Janis Harrison of Hopewell Junction, NY and Diane Calamar of Danbury, CT. She is also survived by her brother, William Brannon of Leesburg, Florida, a granddaughter, Brannon (Harrison) Conza of Hopewell Junction, NY, three great-grandsons, Riley, Elliot and Liam and several nieces and nephews. She was the beloved wife of the late Orlando (Bob) Scilingo and was also predeceased by her sister Juanita (Brannon) Lake of Winchester, VA.

Emma Jean enjoyed cooking and especially baking. She also enjoyed her home and the Town of Harrison where she lived. She was active for many years with The Harrison Players and the Rye Town Community Theater, working both behind the scenes and also performing on stage. An avid golf enthusiast, she thoroughly enjoyed watching golf tournaments, especially those that included her favorite player, Tiger Woods.

Emma Jean retired at age 71 from a job she loved, as a Licensed Insurance Broker, specializing in sales support and also serving as the Office Manager at Robert Bogan & Associates agency in Larchmont, NY.

A Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses at 575 Stratton Road, New Rochelle, NY. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Arthritis Foundation or the American Cancer Society .


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