Morris Park community leader, Danny Cestaro, remembered

Jan 05, 2020 271

Daniel ‘Danny’ Charles Cestaro, a founder of the Morris Park Community Association, passed away peacefully in his Morris Park home on Tuesday, December 17 alongside family at the age of 89. According to his daughter, Jaclyn DeBellis, Cestaro, the son of Italian immigrants, was born on Bogart Avenue in Morris Park.

Cestaro attended P.S. 83 as a young child and attended Christopher Columbus High School. He enlisted in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War and worked in telegraph communications. After the service, he joined his father in the furniture repair business, along with his brother, on Westchester Avenue.

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