Sibilia, Francesco G., age 79, of Hawthorne, on Tuesday, September 3, 2013. Born in Ospedaletto D'Alpinolo Italy, Francesco came to the United States in 1975, settling in Hawthorne. Before coming to the U.S., he had retired as a police officer in Rome.
Francesco was the beloved husband of Rita (nee: Marano) Sibilia. Loving father of Ersilia Koodray and her husband Joseph of Hawthorne and Cinzia Van Winkle and her husband Sean of Hawthorne. Dear grandfather of Joshua and Christopher Koodray and Brianna Van Winkle.
Funeral will depart at 9:00 AM on Saturday, September 7, 2013 from the Browning-Forshay Funeral Home, 557 Lafayette Ave., Hawthorne, for a 9:30 AM funeral mass at St. Anthony's R.C. Church, Hawthorne. Entombment will follow at Fair Lawn Cemetery Mausoleum. Friends may visit with the family on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM.