Rosemary Devany

Passed away on March 1, 2014

Rosemary Patricia Devany, formerly of Yonkers, NY passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 1, 2014. Rosemary was born in Yonkers, NY to the late John J. and Mary (Mae) Langan on June 21, 1928. She attended St. Joseph’s School and Blessed Sacrament Academy in Yonkers. She worked as a medical secretary at Mt. St. Vincent’s Hospital in the Bronx until the birth of her first child. Later, she worked as a medical secretary for various doctors in Westchester. She lived in Yonkers all her life until 2006 when she and her husband moved to Fishkill, NY to be closer to her children and grandchildren. She was lovingly called “Mom-mom” by her whole family and she will be sorely missed by all. Rosemary married Thomas A. Devany on December 4, 1948 in Yonkers, NY where they raised their three beloved children. She is survived by her devoted husband Thomas of Fishkill, NY, her loving daughter Pamela (Christopher) Burkart of Somers, NY and devoted sons Thomas Brian (Eileen McConnell) Devany of Cortlandt Manor, NY and John Keith (Lori) Devany of Fishkill, NY. She was cherished by her eight grandchildren, Christopher Scott (Diane) Burkart, David Burkart, Kristen (Donald) Orsen, Erin (Jason Tornatore) Devany, Heather (Stephen) Marchese, Diana Devany, Kelly Devany and Katelyn Devany and Gregg McConnell. She is also survived by her six great-grandchildren, Ian, Shane, Ava, Nicco, Savannah and Rocco. Visitation will be at the Whalen & Ball Funeral Home on Tuesday March 4th from 4 to 8pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Christ the King Church on North Broadway, Yonkers on Wednesday at 10:30am. Interment will follow at St. Joseph’s Cemetery in Yonkers. Whalen & Ball Funeral Home 168 Park Avenue Yonkers, NY 10703 (914)965-5488 Arrangements under the direction of Whalen & Ball Funeral Home, Yonkers, NY.


  • Visitation Tuesday, March 4, 2014
  • Mass Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Rosemary Devany

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William Egiziaco

March 5, 2014

I am sorry your loss . My prayers with your family .

Jennifer Egiziaco

March 5, 2014

I am sorry your loss and my prays and thought are with you. Love Egiziaco Family

Virginia Beirne

March 5, 2014

Pam & Family
All our prayers are with you, your mom was such a lovely lady. God Bless!
Love, Ginni & Tom

March 5, 2014

Sorry to hear about your lost Brain From Angelo and John Bruno from Dutchess Dodge

Marian Pompa

March 4, 2014


So sorry for the loss of your Mom. You and your family are in our prayers.

Kathy Ruge

March 4, 2014

Brian, we are so very sorry to hear of your mother's passing.
Kathy and Paul Ruge

vinny,andy,mike,larry, joe, fred

March 3, 2014

john sorry for the loss of your mom thinking of you at this time your friends at the county water dept.

Lori Harrington

March 3, 2014

I am so sorry for your loss. I like to think that my Godmother "Mrs D" and my Mother "Virg" are catching up on things in heaven. Love and best wishes to all of you and a big hug for "Mr D".

Donna & Don Gruosso-Klein

March 3, 2014

Thinking of you & the family.
Sorry for your loss.

Robert Matarazzo

March 3, 2014

John sorry to hear about the passing of your mom you and your family are in our prayers.