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Pearl River Student Thomas Scognamiglio Passes Away

The Pearl River community was saddened by the passing of Thomas Scognamiglio, 16, Wednesday after a long battle with Osteosarcoma.

Pearl River High School junior Thomas Scognamiglio, 16, passed away Wednesday after a long battle with Osteosarcoma, a cancerous bone tumor.

Funeral arrangements are being handled by the Wyman-Fisher Funeral Home in Pearl River.

The family will receive friends and family Thursday and Friday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m at Wyman-Fisher. The funeral mass is set for 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Catharine of Alexandria Church in Blauvelt, wiht the burial to follow at St. Anthony's Cemetary in Nanuet. 

Scognamiglio is survived by his parents, Joseph and Alysson, older brother Patrick and sisters Christa, Marissa and Lauren Rose. The full obituary information on Wyman-Fisher's website can be found here

The family asked that donations be made in Scognamiglio's name to Memorial Sloan Kettering Osteosarcoma Research at 663 Third Avenue, 28th Foor, New York, NY 10017 rather than sending flowers. 

Pearl River athletic events were cancelled in light of the news of Scognamiglio's passing. 

Ryan Buncher (Editor) October 18, 2012 at 01:02 AM
My thoughts and prayers are with the Scognamiglio family tonight.
Chrissy C October 18, 2012 at 04:45 AM
We are so sorry for your loss, your family is in our prayers.
vinny October 18, 2012 at 01:04 PM
May God cradle him in his arms & comfort the Scognamiglio family in this time of sorrow. :(
DR MIKE GUERRIERE October 19, 2012 at 06:48 PM
DEAR JOE ALLISON AND KIDS, MY HEART IS BROKEN WITH THE NEWS OF THOMAS. I WROTE THESE WORDS THE NIGHT BEFORE MY MOM PASSED AWAY."I AM SAD BECAUSE I AM HUMAN, I WONDER WHY BECAUSE I AM SPIRITUAL, AND I AM COMFORTED BECAUSE I BELIEVE IN GOOD". I TRUST OURS PRAYERS AND THESE WORDS WILL HELP YOU MAKE SENSE OF ALL OF THIS. YOUR FRIEND MIKE
Nikki Riddle October 23, 2012 at 01:23 PM
Allyson, So sorry for your terrible lose. Nikki Riddle(Elise's Mom)
Jennifer Phillips October 29, 2012 at 03:44 PM
I am so very sorry for your loss. My heart goes out to you and your family and I will be praying that God will send comfort and grace during this time of deep loss. Jennifer Phillips

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