Valerie Ann (Zelenko) Lewis, formerly of Carmel, New York, passed away on January 24th, 2013 at the age of 35. She is survived by her loving family: mother, Tina Sohn of Newburgh, NY; father, Michael Zelenko of Evansvile, IN; sister, Jean Zelenko of Evansville, IN; her boyfriend, Craig Sanders.
Valerie was a Professor at Mercy College, a PHD Candidate, and a published Author.
Visitation will be held at Balsamo - Cordovano Funeral Home, 15 Church Street - Carmel, NY 10512. Phone:(845) 225-2144, on Tuesday, January 29th from 4-8pm. A Chapel Service will be held at 11am at the Funeral Home, open for visiting at 10am. Interment to follow at Raymond Hill Cemetery in Carmel, NY. Online condolences may be offered in the Book of Memories at www. Balsamo Cordovano Funeral Home. Com.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in honor of Valerie to:
The Valerie Lewis Memorial Fund for Excellence in Creative Writing
Check can be made out to: Mercy College
Memo: Valerie Lewis Memorial Fund
Mail to: Mercy College English Program c/o Frances Biscoglio
555 Broadway - Dobbs Ferry, New York 10522