George "Danny" Villarosa



George “Danny” Villarosa, of Warwick, NY, passed away on January 23, 2021 at St. Anthony Community Hospital. He was 89 years old.

Born in Wilkes-Barre, PA on January 19, 1932, he was one of 15 children of Marcus and Gertrude (Cressler) Villarosa. 

Danny was married to Patricia (De Haven) Villarosa for 40 years.  His life was devoted to caring for his children and grandchildren, attending their athletic events and activities.  He especially enjoyed attending the Park Avenue School Veterans’ Day Assembly and the Warwick Valley Middle School Valentines for Veterans Breakfast as his grandchildren’s honored guest for the past decade.  He loved the Warwick community, where he and Patti lived for 36 years.

Danny was a chef at Tuxedo Park Country Club.

Danny is survived by his loving wife, Patti; their daughter, Kimberly Brady and her husband Scott, and their son, Michael Villarosa and his wife Lauren; their grandchildren, Samantha, Jason, and Molly Rose Brady, Zachary and Alexander Villarosa .  Danny is also survived by his children, Dr. Daniel Villarosa (Maralee), Ronald Villarosa (Maria), Margaret Soldano (Victor) and Suzanne Lorentzen (Krist) and grandchildren:  Nick, Alex, Tony, David, Amanda, Cassandra, Thalia, Ronald Jr., Victor, Jacquelyn, Melissa (Todd), Toni, and Margaret, and his great-granddaughter, Brooklyn Avery.  He is survived by his sisters, Gladys Strey, Dolores Bigby and Diane Gilmore; his brother, Arthur Villarosa, as well as many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by 10 other brothers and sisters.

Danny’s family would like to thank all of the staff at St. Anthony’s Community Hospital who took such wonderful care of Danny, and supported the family during his final days. Additionally they would also like to thank all of their friends and family for their outpouring and continued love and support through this difficult time.   

Due to COVID-19, arrangements were private. A memorial service will be held in the future when everyone can gather safely.

Arrangements were entrusted to Lazear-Smith & Vander Plaat Memorial Home, 17 Oakland Avenue, Warwick, NY 10990.  To send an online condolence, please visit


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Patti and family, So very sorry for your loss. You are all in our thoughts and prayers
MaryPat Gillen
Patty and family so sorry for your loss. Dan was a wonderful man and one of a kind.
Noreen Reilly
Patti, I was sorry to hear about Danny. I just heard today. My prayers for you to find peace and comfort. I remember him from way back when the boys were in school Great guy! Hugs! Let Kim and Michael know I am thinking of them! Virtual hugs to all
Paul and Carole Redner
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