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In Memory of

Alba Rose McWilliams

September 19, 1939 - August 4, 2017

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Alba Rose McWilliams of Valley Cottage, NY, 77 years old, passed away peacefully on August 4, 2017. Alba was a resident of Valley Cottage for fifty years. She was born on September 19, 1939 to Anthony and Emma Barbagallo in Bronx, NY. She attended Evander High School. She later married the love of her life, Jim, in 1961. In her younger years she enjoyed dancing and swimming and sitting by the ocean with her family. She studied nursing and general education courses at Rockland Community College. Alba's greatest joy was bringing joy to others by...

Alba Rose McWilliams of Valley Cottage, NY, 77 years old, passed away peacefully on August 4, 2017. Alba was a resident of Valley Cottage for fifty years. She was born on September 19, 1939 to Anthony and Emma Barbagallo in Bronx, NY. She attended Evander High School. She later married the love of her life, Jim, in 1961. In her younger years she enjoyed dancing and swimming and sitting by the ocean with her family. She studied nursing and general education courses at Rockland Community College. Alba's greatest joy was bringing joy to others by spending time with family and friends for birthdays, holidays and special family events. Her entire life was devoted to her family. She was an avid supporter and fan of her children and grandchildren, cheering them on in their educational, musical and athletic pursuits. She is survived by her husband Jim; her daughter Cindy, sons Jim and Dan, and daughters-in-law Pam and Christy. She is also survived by her loving grandchildren James, Danny, Ryan, Robert, TJ, Luke, and Jeb. She will be missed by all who knew her.

Family will receive friends on Friday from 2-4pm and 7-9pm at Higgins Funeral Home in New City, NY. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, 11:30am, at St. Paul's Church, Congers, NY. Flowers can be sent to:

Michael J. Higgins Funeral Service Inc.
321 South Main Street
New City, NY 10956
(845) 634-6110
www.mjhigginsnewcity.com
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