Emilia S. Custodio, 94, Of Yonkers

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YONKERS, N.Y. - Emilia S. Custodio (nee Zefinio) of Yonkers died Friday, May 9. She was 94.

Custodio was born Jan. 30, 1920, to Antonio and Custodia Zefinio, in New Bedford, Mass. At age three she moved to Porto De Mos, Portugal; attended local schools; got married to Manuel and returned to Yonkers in 1949. She was a parishioner of Christ the King Church.

Custodio is survived by her daughter, Helen (Manuel) Andrade of Yonkers; two grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Manuel Custodio; and brother, Joaquin Zefinio.

Calling hours are Monday, May 12 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Whalen & Ball Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Tuesday, May 13 at 10 a.m. in Christ the King Church. Entombment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.

Donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 1 St. Jude Ave., Memphis, Tennessee 37501.

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