Harmon Funeral Home


Louise R. Tirone

September 13, 1929April 29, 2021

Louise R. Tirone, 91, of Clove Lakes, passed away April 29, 2021, surrounded by family. Born on September 13, 1929, in Bari, Italy, she came to this country at 11 months old with her parents and three sisters, and was raised in Hell's Kitch- en, Manhattan in a cold water flat. She began her secretarial career with American Airlines during the 1950's and retired from the New York City Board of Educa- tion in 1994. Louise married Giacomo Tirone in 1956, and they were married for 30 years until his death in 1986. Louise had three children: Luisa Matos Tirone, Jack (Dawn) Tirone, and Mark (Tim Schawrz); six grandchil- dren: Jacqueline, Jack Edward, Rudy, Vincent, Mark, and Shawn; three great- grandchildren: Giavanna, Madison, and Gabriella. She is also survived by her sister, Nan- cy Iannone of Bellmaur, N.J., and many nieces and nephews. A parishoner of Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, she vol- unteered for many years at St. Vincent's Catholic Medical Cen- ter. She enjoyed reading and spending time with family and traveling with friends to vari- ous vacation spots in the U.S. She loved spending time with all her children and grandchil- dren. In September 2019, Louise had a 90th birthday Gala at Blue Restaurant with many fam- ily and friends. Visitation is Monday at Har- mon Funeral Home, West Brigh- ton from 2-4 and 7-9 with Mass on Tuesday at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church.


  • Visitation

    Monday, May 3, 2021

  • Our Lady of Good Council

    Tuesday, May 4, 2021

  • St. Peter’s Cemetery

    Tuesday, May 4, 2021


Louise R. Tirone

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Amelia Tirone

April 30, 2021

Aunt Louise was one of the most loving, compassionate, and caring people I have ever known. Her kindness to me was overwhelming welcoming into the family as a member and calling to check in. She will always be very special in my heart. I am sorry for your loss and will keep you all in my prayers.