Big Ang Funeral Continued…
And holding up a picture with the native New Yorker – who was affectionately known as “Mama Bear” – he said: “I treasure this picture to this day. …Everyone who comes into the rectory asks about it. They say, ‘You know her?’ and I say she was my good friend.”
He also recalled a time when Big Ang chose the winner of a raffle at his church.
He added: “When she picked the name of the winner, she said ‘Where’s my cut? Big Ang was fully human and fully generous. …Today Big Ang rests in God’s peace.”