Mildred Lo Presti

Mildred Lo Presti, a longtime resident of the Bronx, died on March 21, 2021. She was 73.


Mrs. Lo Presti was born on June 19, 1947 in New York City to the late Edward and Margaret (Fielder) Freeman. She volunteered at PS 106 when her son was in Kindergarten and 1st grade- and was hired as a school aide when he was in 2nd grade. She was also an assistant director in the YMCA and the summer program assistant director at Parkchester Baptist Church. She volunteered in many breast cancer and diabetes events as well as in the PEP program and school events. Mildred was a person of the community and will always be a reflection of what community is.


Mrs. Lo Presti is survived by her husband Alfredo Lo Presti; her son Marcello and his wife-to-be Mia; her sisters, Carneal, Audrey, Phyllis and Debra; many loving nieces and nephews; and a community of friends. She is pre-deceased by her son Giancarlo Lo Presti.


Private visiting for immediate family only will be Saturday from 4-9pm, with a service at 5pm, at Joseph A. Lucchese Funeral Home, 726 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx. Family and friends who would like to attend the visitation virtually may do so by clicking the  following Lo Presti Visiting  . Interment will be private.



  1. Vicky M Booker on April 2, 2021 at 11:02 am

    I extend my heartfelt sympathy to you on the transition of “Mickey”. I had the pleasure I meeting her during my volunteer time at PEP. The last time I saw her was at the bake sale held last year. I remember her wonderful, warm smile. May she rest in eternal peace.

    • Allen & Dorothy Thomas on April 3, 2021 at 1:33 pm

      RIP Mickeywe will miss you, however we know you will have no more pain. Love you family
      Dorothy, Allen(skip) Thomas and family

      • Laura Barroso-Hazim on April 3, 2021 at 8:52 pm

        Sorry for your loss. My heart and soul is with you. I tried to visit via Zoom and didnt work for me. She is now resting in

  2. Alberto Altreche on April 2, 2021 at 11:17 am

    My deepest condolences for your family she is a special woman a mother figure to me and her vibes and attitude was something special to me love u Mickey

    • Audrey rivera on April 3, 2021 at 8:53 am

      Audrey martin Rivera my sister Mickey I will always remember the great times growing up your sense of love and caring especially once I had my two daughters you will definitely be missed rest in peace ️️️

  3. Mark Clifton on April 2, 2021 at 11:37 am

    My sincere condolences to Alfredo, Marcello and family. Aunt Mildred was a kind hearted and supportive to the family. Her contagious laughter will be missed! Forever in my thoughts and prayers!

    Mark Clifton
    (Son of Anita Freeman)

  4. Josephine Mancini on April 2, 2021 at 12:21 pm

    Dear Alfredo, Marcello and family, we are so saddened to hear this shocking news. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. She will be missed by all.


    Josephine Mancini and family!

  5. Barilynne Finkel on April 2, 2021 at 1:15 pm

    Alfredo, Marcello and family , my sincere condolences of the loss of Mickey. She will be missed tremendously, I know for me her smile and laughter and our texts . The warm hugs she give me when I saw her, may Mickey RIP. She will forever be in my heart and in my thoughts and prayers.

    Love always,

  6. Margaret Howell on April 3, 2021 at 12:08 pm

    Heartfelt sympathy extended to Mr. Lo Presti and Marcello on the loss of Ms. Mickey. Her beautiful smile will be missed.
    May you be comforted and surrounded by God’s unending Love.

    In our Prayers
    Tamar and Margaret Howell
    Parkchester Baptist Church

  7. Jocelyn Shepard on April 3, 2021 at 4:13 pm

    I only knew you for a very short time , I met you at pep
    Where you were severing your amazing bake goods
    And that’s when you became one of favorite people,
    You were warm , gentle and so respectful of everyone,
    I was blessed to know you , you will be missed by all,
    But God needed another angel , Sleep in peace
    JocelynShepard ❤️✝️

  8. Catherine Acosta on April 3, 2021 at 4:37 pm

    Our heartfelt condolences go out to Alfred, Marcello and family. We will always remember Ms. Mickey. We loved her laugh and good sense of humor. She had a heart of gold. Her holiday messages will be missed. May she rest in peace.
    Mickey you will be missed very much. Peace be with her family.
    Cathy Acosta, Javier and Amber

  9. Keth Edmondson on April 3, 2021 at 5:15 pm

    Alfredo and family – condolences and love to your family at this sad time. I’m so sorry I won’t be able to be there but thoughts are with you Marcelo and everybody. We will miss Mickey’s joy her laugh and just her presence. You’re in a place with no pain just enjoy every day plus you’re with your son and one of your close friend Grace. We love you guys and you will be in our thoughts and prayers.

    Keth (grace’s brother) and Yolanda Edmondson

  10. Naomi Plaza on April 3, 2021 at 5:29 pm

    My condolences to the Lo Presti family. Mickey will be missed immensely. She was like a mother to everyone. May she rest in peace.
    Naomi Plaza

  11. Joe Tumminello on April 3, 2021 at 5:52 pm

    Alfredo, Marcello and family. Truly sorry for your loss, Mickey was great and was always a pleasure to see and be around. She will be surely missed.

    Love Joe Tumminello and the rest of the Mancini and Tumminello Family

  12. ileana caraballo on April 3, 2021 at 6:34 pm

    Ms. Mickey, Your smile will always be vivid in my mind. In John 5:28 Jesus said, “Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out”. With that promise in mind, I look forward to seeing your smile when his promise is accomplished. For now rest Ms. Mickey and see you later.
    My sincerest condolences to the family and may Jehovah strengthen you.
    Ileana Caraballo PS 106.

  13. Marcello Lo Presti on April 4, 2021 at 1:58 am

    Mom, Giancarlo said he needed you and it’s ok. It’s ok for me to hurt, it’s ok for me to cry, your seeds of knowledge have given me wisdom that will not be wasted.

  14. Rosalia Lo Presti on April 4, 2021 at 9:46 am

    My aunt Mickey was the best. We spent hours on the phone talking and sharing stories. My heart is broken for my uncle and cousin. RIH now with our loved ones. Until we meet again. Love you all, Rosalia

  15. Yvonne Davis on April 5, 2021 at 1:12 pm

    My heart is heavy. Mickey was an amazing person. A true friend. I will miss her laugh and jokes. She was a pleasure to be around. I had the pleasure of enjoying the outings we went on with a few other friends and enjoyed the celebrations we would have for birthdays at the job. She loved her some Luther Vandross music. While many new her much longer than I, I am delighted that I had the time to establish a friendship with her. Will miss that banana pudding and pistachio cake. But most of all I will Miss You Mickey Mick.
    My condolences to Alfredo, Marcello and the entire family.
    Heaven you have received an amazing ANGEL!!!
    Yvonne Davis-PS 106

  16. Annie Astarita on July 11, 2021 at 8:53 pm

    so sad to hear about Mildred’s passing. We grew up together in Edenwald, Bx. She was always kind and had the most wonderful genuine smile. God certainly gained a loving angel and may she rest peacefully with Him.

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