June 5, 1919 - February 11, 2018
New Windsor, NY
Vincencina "Jennie" Sorbello, 98, peacefully passed away on Sunday, February 11, 2018 at the Pines in Poughkeepsie, NY. The daughter of the late Guiseppe and Rosa Congelosi, she was born in New York City on June 5, 1919. Shortly thereafter the family moved to Rock Tavern to farm. Jennie married Anthony Sorbello on June 8, 1941.
Jennie was a seamstress and a sales person at The Stroock Shop in Newburgh, NY. Nana loved to sew and cook, but most of all she loved to garden and grow the most beautiful flowers.
Left to cherish her memory are her loving children, Vincent Sorbello and his wife, Pat; daughter, Mary Kirkpatrick; grandchildren, Vincent A. Sorbello and wife, Penny, Meghan Mahoney and husband, John, Brendan Kirkpatrick and wife, Crissy, and Gina Huggins and husband, Bret; nine great-grandchildren; and her sister, Millie Morales. In addition to her parents, Jennie was predeceased by her husband, Anthony Sorbello on January 23, 1991; her brothers, Peter, Anthony, Gaspar, Andrew and Joseph; her sisters, Mary, Rose, and Sally; and sons-in-law, Bruce Kirkpatrick and Joseph Conte.
The Family would like to thank her caregivers at the Pines for their loving support.
Visitation will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, February 14 at Brooks Funeral Home, 481 Gidney Ave., Newburgh. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 1 p.m. in Sacred Heart Church, 301 Ann St., Newburgh, NY. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, New Windsor.
To send a personal condolence, please visit www.Brooksfh.com or call 845-561-8300.