Clementine L. “Dixie” Scogna, a longtime resident of Tarrytown died April 6, 2018 at the age of 95. Born in Dobbs Ferry on September 5, 1922, she was the daughter of Clement and Carmela DelGrande Raffa. She was a graduate of Dobbs Ferry High School.
Dixie married Vincent R. (James) Scogna and the couple settled in Tarrytown. She was very active throughout her life. She worked at Eastern Aircraft during the war. She had also worked at Reader’s Digest and then went to work for the family contracting business, Scogna & Raffa. She was an active parishioner of Immaculate Conception Church. She was a member of the Tarrytown Seniors and she had belonged to a bowling league in her younger years. She will always be remembered as a woman who loved her family and friends and being a wonderful cook, she loved to entertain them. She could also be found singing and dancing at every event.
Her husband James predeceased her on November 4, 2003. She is survived by her daughters Janice Scallon (Bob) Leggett of Brookfield, CT and Sandra (Bob) Olson of Tarrytown; and her grandchildren Tommy (Kristen) Scallon, Christine (Mike) Lent, Bobby (debbie) Olson and Denise (Kevin) Salguero as well as her 5 great grandchildren Hannah, Brooke and Thomas Scallon and Grace and Colin Lent. Also surviving is her sister-in-law Ginny Raffa and many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by her siblings John Raffa, Rose Annicchiarico, Mary Cox, Frances Grande, Charles Raffa and Stanley Raffa.
Visitation will be at Coffey Funeral Home on Monday from 4PM to 8PM Her Funeral Mass will be at Immaculate Conception Church on Tuesday at 10:00 with interment to follow in Sleepy Hollow Cemetery.