OBITUARY

Kayser, Alice

Tappan, NY - Tappan Location

Alice Kayser (nèe DiFabio), 92, died peacefully at Good Samaritan Hospital on Wednesday, December 1st
2021 with her daughter Alice by her side. Born on July 2, 1929 to Charles and Olivia DiFabio (nèe Mastrangelo) in New York and raised in the Bronx in the home her family built. She was married to Louis E. Kayser, the one and only LOVE of her life on April 15, 1950 and were lovingly committed and devoted to each other for 71 years. Alice then took on her most cherished and devoted roles of her earthly existence and this being loving Wife, Mom and Matriarch of the Kayser "CLAN" which included her sons James (Diane), Michael (Barbara), Robert

(the late Karen), Thomas (Reni) John (Evelyn) and their one precious daughter Alice. As well as Jacquelyn Kayser, mother of her grandchildren Ashley (Tyler), Justin (pre deceased) and Jesse (Jamie). Also Alice was loving Grandmother to James(Shelley), Joseph (Brianne), the late Thomas, the late Billy, Robert, Kimberly, Edgar, Maria, Ashley, Justin, Jesse, John (Tara), and Kassi (fiancè Antonio) Also her beloved Great Grandchildren, Maxwell, Calvin, Matilda, Eloise, Emilia, Avery, and Logan. Sister to the late Anthony (Angie), and Yola, Aunt to the late Olivia and Mark Difabio (Gina).

As a child of the great depression, Alice learned to appreciate the simple and important things in life, especially her family, friends and truly the center and focus of her life a warm loving family in a warm loving "Home". As a loving wife, mom and homemaker, she raised six children on the 5th floor walkup apartment in the Bronx, then to her forever home in Tappan, NY. There Alice and Louis made a better life for their kids always advocating and encouraging her strong foundation in the Catholic faith at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church, education and sports. Later she enjoyed babysitting her grandchildren and then getting to see and play with her great grandchildren.

Alice enjoyed making all the holiday dinners for her family and one of her favorites was St. Patrick's Day and St. Joseph's Day.

Her spirit of love, faith, charity and her strength will live on for her family and those that knew her.

A Funeral Mass will be held Monday, 10:30am at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church in Tappan with burial to follow at St. Anthony's Cemetery in Nanuet NY. Visiting hours will be Sunday, 3-8pm at Moritz Funeral Home in Tappan. In lieu of flowers the family requests donation to: Billy Kayser Memorial Foundation or Ramapo-Bergen Animal Refuge Inc., 2 Shelter Lane, Oakland, NJ 07436 (https://rbari.org).