A beloved father who owned many popular pizzerias suddenly passed away, leaving behind his wife and four children.

Mike Provenzale of Westchester County suddenly passed away at the age of 52 just before Christmas 2022.

Hudson Valley Father Who Owned Many Pizzerias in New York Passes Away

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Provenzale is survived by his parents. his wife, Kristine and their 4 children.

"Mike Provenzale was larger than life and always giving to his family, friends and community. Additionally, Mike was honored as the Grand Marshal of the Eastchester Columbus Day parade and was a major contributor to the yearly festival at Lake Isle Country Club," his obituary states.

Provenzale was born in Toronto, Cananda. Years later, his family moved to Mount Vernon, New York. The family later settled in Eastchester, New York around 1983. Mike graduated from Eastchester High School in 1988.

Owned Pizzerias and Delis All Over Westchester County, New York


At the age of 36, opened up the Scarsdale Pizza Station.

Mike and his cousin Eugenio, soon opened Pizza 238 in Millwood, New York. The pair later opened up The Pizza Shop in Eastchester, New York and most recently took over Villaggio Ristorante and Pizzeria in Pelham, New York.

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Owned Pizzerias in Scarsdale, Millwood, Eastchester, Pelham

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"Mike’s love of food and family and wanting to make people happy are what fueled his many successes. As he would be the first to tell anyone, his accomplishments would not have been possible without the love and support of his wife Kristin," his obituary adds.

"The whole Eastchester community is in total shock by the sudden passing of Mike Provenzale. Mike coached for years in Eastchester Little League and was one of our biggest supporters. He would do anything for the kids. Please pray for his family. God only takes the best," Mike Vecchione wrote on Twitter.

Over a thousand reportedly attended his wake last week.

"You were loved beyond words by many as you can see I'm pretty sure over a thousand came to say good bye with a line that reached Tuckahoe from Westchester Funeral Home..You left a footprint on alot of people..I pray for your friends family, especially your wife, children, mom & dad..Fly High," Nisco A. Lisa wrote on Facebook.

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