Henry R. Polla


4/27/1934 - 12/6/2019 OBITUARY Henry Polla passed away on December 6, 2019 in New Hyde Park, NY, from pulmonary fibrosis. He was 85 years old. Henry was born on April 27, 1934 in Brooklyn, NY, to Giovanni and Aldina Polla. He was married for 62 years to Rosemary Polla who predeceased him in 2018. They lived at 6 Whitehall Lane in New Hyde Park, NY, for 60 years. He owned his own business, Nella Bros. Cutlery Services, until he sold it to his son upon his retirement twenty years ago. Henry and his family spent many happy years skiing in the Catskills in Roxbury, NY, even into his 80th year. He especially enjoyed skiing with family and friends on trips to Europe and out West. He took pride in his family and home, was a kind man and a true, loyal friend to everyone he met. Henry is survived by his four children, Laura Griest (Thomas), Mark Polla (Gloria), Jennifer Polla (Christine), Christopher Polla (Steven) and four grandchildren: Michael Griest (Sungae), Kristen Griest, Daniel Polla (Eric), Dominic Sambataro, and his two dear sisters-in-law, Corrine Bonomi and Jill Polla. He was pre-deceased by his brother, Charles Polla, his sister, Adelaide Salvadori, and his brother-in-law and best friend, Marco Bonomi. Visitation will be at the New Hyde Park Funeral Home at 506 Lakeville Road, New Hyde Park, NY, on Tuesday, December 10th, 2019 from 2:00-4:30pm and 7:00-9:30pm. The funeral will be Wednesday, December 11th, 2019 at 10:00am at New Hyde Park Funeral Home with interment following in Mount St. Mary’s Cemetery in Fresh Meadows, Queens. VISITATION Tuesday, December 10 2:00 - 4:30 PM & 7:00 - 9:30 PM New Hyde Park Funeral Home 506 Lakeville Road, New Hyde Park, NY FUNERAL Wednesday, December 11 10:00 AM New Hyde Park Funeral Home 506 Lakeville Road, New Hyde Park, NY INTERMENT Mount Saint Mary Cemetery 172-00 Booth Memorial Avenue, Flushing, NY


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