Edwin L. Bennett Funeral Homes

824 Scarsdale Ave, Scarsdale, NY


Carol Montesano

September 8, 1940July 25, 2020

Carol Montesano, age 79, of Tuckahoe, New York passed away on Saturday, July 25, 2020. Carol was born September 8, 1940.

Carol is survived by her children Tom Montesano (Carmen Fulch), Neil Montesano, Todd Montesano, Melissa Rossi (Dominick); grandchildren Mia Grace, Emily Brooke, Frank Richard and Richard Rocco and her sister Vera M. Ciavolella, and other family and friends.

Carol is preceded in death by her husband Richard J. Montesano as well as her parents Carmine and Girolama Canade (Munno).

Carol was born in Brooklyn, NY on September 8th 1940. Carol went back to school in her 40’s while raising her four children and graduated from the College of New Rochelle with a M.S in Psychology in 1994.

Carol worked as a school psychologist for the Mahopac School District for many years. She loved children. Carol’s whole world revolved around her late husband, Richie, her children and grandchildren. She loved getting together for Christmas and would decorate her house in her favorite color red all year round. When her family lived on Elba Place in Eastchester, NY, she was well known by her friends and neighbors for her kindness, empathy and quick wit humor.

A visitation for Carol will be held Thursday, July 30, 2020 from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Edwin L. Bennett Funeral Homes, 824 Scarsdale Ave, Scarsdale, NY 10583. A mass of christian burial will occur Friday, July 31, 2020 from 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church-Scarsdale, 8 Carman Road, Scarsdale, NY 10583. A committal service will occur Friday, July 31, 2020 from 12:00 PM to 12:15 PM at St. John Cemetery, 80-01 Metropolitan Avenue, Middle Village, NY 11379.


  • Visitation

    Thursday, July 30, 2020

  • Mass of Christian Burial

    Friday, July 31, 2020

  • Committal Service

    Friday, July 31, 2020


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Jill Fragoso

July 31, 2020

I am just so sad to hear of the loss of my old dear colleague and friend. Carol was a wonderful mentor to me in my very first years at Austin Rd School. She went above and beyond for all students and fellow faculty. The sweetest, kindest and most generous person.... My sincerest condolences to her family.

Carol Dealleaume

July 31, 2020

In her gentle and caring manner Carol touched so many lives including mine.
Working with her was always a pleasure and a learning experience. Carol was tireless in her commitment to advocate for the children and families of Austin Road. She selflessly supported her colleagues and generously offered her friendship to all.
I truly hope Carol knew how much she was loved and appreciated.
Rest in peace Carol and know that you made a difference.

Carol Dealleaume

Sharon Katz

July 30, 2020

What a tremendous loss! Carol was such a warm, sensitive and giving person. She always went above and beyond (“the whole nine yards”, as she would have said) to help a child or parent or teacher or friend or family member in a time of need. I learned so much from her. Carol was truly the best among us. It is with great sadness that I offer condolences to Carol’s family and all those who loved her.

Sharon Katz,
Austin Road Social Worker

Christine Garger Jensen

July 30, 2020

Carol, compassionate, caring, professional, classy sweet and sincere. A child's best advocate and Austin Road's sincere listener; always full of good advice and kind words.

Kathleen Harney Feierstein

July 30, 2020

Carol was loved by all at Austin Road Elementary school. She was an amazing psychologist with a heart of gold! She truly cared about the children! Carol was also a good friend! She was missed when she retired! My sincere condolences!

Danielle Romano

July 30, 2020

So very sorry to hear the news of Carol‘s passing. She was a wonderful mentor to me during my early years as a special educator at Austin Road. She was a great friend add a positive spin for any situation. Prayers for her family. Xo

Pat Mastellone

July 29, 2020

I will always remember the fun we had. The Christmas Eve celebrations ~ the enormous Italian buffet and Christmas Caroling. She was a soft spoken, kind hearted, caring woman. May she rest in peace.

Frank & Rosemary Rossi

July 28, 2020

I remember Carol for her good sense of humor & always wearing her signature red. She loved her children & grandchildren. May she rest in peace.

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