Ninfa States, age 93, passed away peacefully on August 11, 2019 surrounded by her loving family. She was born on January 26, 1926 to the late Giuseppe “Joe” and Anna Scorzari (Di Leonardo).
She was a proud member of the American Italian Heritage Association. Ninfa graduated from Brooklyn College. She was an instructor at Lehman College, City University of New York, Bronx, NY, and Housing Management Assistant with the New York State Division of Housing and Community Renewal.
Ninfa is preceded in death by her parents; and her siblings Grace Scorzari Kleindienst and William Scorzari.
Left to cherish her memory are her sons J. Christopher States (Germaine Russo), Jonathon C. States (Carol Ann “Cas”), Jeffrey C. States (Lisa Gentile), Joshua C. States (Elizabeth Carlier); grandchildren Gregory, Vanessa, Timothy, Samuel, Gina, Cara, Katrine, Tammy; several great grandchildren; and former daughter in law Nancy States.
A graveside service will be held at 12:00pm on August 19, 2019 at St. Charles Cemetery, 2015 Wellwood Avenue, Farmingdale, NY 11735. The family will receive visitors from 10:00-11:00am August 19 at M.A. Connell Funeral Home, 934 New York Avenue, Huntington Station, NY 11746.