NEW YORK — Police in New York City are searching for a missing 88-year-old woman who has dementia.

The Daily News reports (http://nydn.us/2uPxh8i ) Mary-Joyce Bonsignore wandered away from her Brooklyn home after having breakfast with her husband the morning of July 17. Bonsignore’s family says she has dementia.

Police say the woman was seen on surveillance video walking away from her home.

Parishioners from St. Finbar Catholic Church in Brooklyn, where Bonsignore is a parishioner, organized a large search party for the missing woman Saturday. Police and volunteer EMTs helped the group.

Bonsignore’s daughter, Maire Mason, says her mother has wandered off before but this is the longest she’s gone missing.


Information from: Daily News, http://www.nydailynews.com

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