Mauro Poveromo, 85, of Sagaponack Dies
Longtime Sagaponack resident Mauro Poveromo died on Saturday, March 28, 2020.
Mauro was born in New York City to Domenico and Francesca Piccinnini Poveromo in 1934. He was educated in the New York City public schools and inducted into the United States Armed Forces in 1956. He served as a Radio Relay and Carrier Operator in the Army’s Signal Corps at Fort Huachuca, Arizona.
Upon discharge, Mauro moved to Los Angeles where he worked in the music industry for RCA and TomCat Records and as the longtime driver to Neil Diamond. Upon retirement, he returned to New York.
Mauro was proud of his more than thirty years’s sobriety as a member of the East Hampton Keep It Simple AA group.
He enjoyed everything on the menu at the Pizza Place in Bridgehampton.
At the end of his life, Mauro was a resident of The Villa at Westhampton, and the Westhampton Care Center, and was grateful to the loving staff at both facilities.
Mauro is survived by cousins Theresa Jarvis of Lawrenceville, Ga., Carmen D’Eredita of Solvay, Ny.; and Maryann Leahy of Milford, Ct.; his loving neighbors Song-A Cho and Christopher Shaughnessy and their children; and his cousins and caregivers Anthony and Ruth D’Eredita and their children Juliana, Anthony William, and Matthew of Vienna, Virginia.
Burial will be in the Poveromo family plot at the Calvary Cemetery, Queens, New York.
Donations in Mauro’s memory may be made to the Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons, Inc., 124 Daniels Hole Rd., East Hampton, NY 11937.
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