Our Obituaries

John "Red" Gillespie

October 7, 1947 - May 23, 2018

John D. "Red" Gillespie of Mahopac, NY passed away on Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at the age of 70. He was born in Scotland on October 7, 1947, the son of Joseph and Nora Henderson Gillespie. John proudly served in the US Army and was stationed in Germany during the Vietnam War. He is a member of VFW Post 5491 in Mahopac. John is a retired FDNY firefighter and first responder who served in...
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Walter J. Doherty

September 24, 1936 - May 22, 2018

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Dorothy R. Creazzo

June 28, 1922 - May 20, 2018

Dorothy R. Creazzo of Mamaroneck, NY and formerly of Yonkers, passed away on Sunday, May 20, 2018 at the age of 95. She was born in the Bronx on June 28, 1922, the daughter of Louis and Josephine Capucci Russo. Dorothy was a retired school teacher of over 30 years, teaching at St. Barnabas Elementary School and the Resurrection School within the Archdiocese of New York. Dorothy was an avid...
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Antonio "Tony" Perrotta

August 28, 1931 - May 18, 2018

Antonio "Tony" Perrotta, 86, of Mahopac, NY, formerly of Yonkers, died peacefully at his home on May 18, 2018. He was the husband of his beloved wife, Elvira "Vera" (DiDea) Perrotta. Tony was born on August 28, 1931 in New York City to the late Cristina and Federico Perrotta. He graduated from Manhattan High School of Aviation Trades and was a proud veteran of the U.S. Air Force. A savvy...
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Margaret "Peggy" Baxter

September 22, 1940 - May 4, 2018

Margaret M. "Peggy" Baxter of Poughquag, NY passed away on Friday, May 4, 2018 at the age of 77. She is survived by her husband, James, her sons, John and James, her daughters Deborah Pizzella, Michelle Armistead and Tammy DeLeo, her brother Joseph Gorman, her sister Nancy Panico and 14 grandchildren. Visiting will be held on Sunday, May 6 from 1-5 pm and Monday, May 7 from 6-8 pm at Joseph J...
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Bridget Linehan

January 29, 1918 - May 3, 2018

Bridget E. Linehan of Yorktown Heights, NY passed away peacefully on May 3, 2018 surrounded by her loving family; she was 100 years old. Bridget was born in County Leitrim, Ireland on January 29, 1918 to Thomas and Elizabeth (McPadden) Christy and one of eight children. On November 23, 1951 she married Edmond Linehan at St. Francis DeSales Church in New York City; they were blessed with three...
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Joseph A. Schiavone

November 5, 1940 - April 28, 2018

Joseph A. Schiavone, a long time resident of Mahopac, NY, passed away on April 28, 2018 at the age of 77. He was born in the Bronx, the son of Joseph and Lena (Corica) Schiavone. Joe was a proud veteran of the US Navy and was a Aerographer on the USS Eldorado . On June 16, 1962 he married Grace Bayer at St. John The Evangelist Church in Mahopac, NY. They were blessed with two children Joey and...
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John Bohrman

September 24, 1936 - April 26, 2018

John Bohrman of Cocoa, FL and formerly of Mahopac, NY passed away on Thursday, April 26, 2018 at the age of 81. He was born in the Bronx on September 24, 1936, the son of John and Elizabeth Lynch Bohrman. John was a retired shop steward with Local 456 in Elmsford, NY and had also worked at King Lumber in Goldens Bridge, NY. John served as president of the Mahopac Sports Association for...
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Anna Marie McGarrity

April 19, 1928 - April 23, 2018

Anna Marie McGarrity of Shenorock, NY passed away on April 23, 2018 at the age of 90. She was born in Germany on April 19, 1928, the daughter of Johann and Anny (Hufnagel) Boehm. Anna is survived by her daughter Jo-Ann Catania and her husband Frank, her grandchildren Frank, Karen, and Christopher; and her great grandchildren Nikki, Bryce, Alexis, Courtney, Justin, Chris Jr., and Johnny. ...
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Davey Jean Beska

April 24, 1928 - April 23, 2018

Davey Jean Beska passed away peacefully with her loving family by her side on Monday, April 23, 2018, one day shy of her 90th birthday. She was born in Birmingham, Alabama on April 24, 1928, the daughter of Paul and Polly Snell. Davey served proudly in many volunteer fire service organizations both locally and statewide. She served as president of the Mahopac Falls Volunteer Fire Department...
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Ronald F. Lewrick

August 3, 1939 - April 19, 2018

Ronald F. Lewrick, a lifelong resident of Mahopac, NY passed away peacefully with his loving family by his side on Thursday, April 19, 2018 at the age of 78. He was born in Newburgh, NY on August 3, 1939, the son of Alfred and Lena Zilling Lewrick. Ronald graduated from Mahopac High School in 1957 and joined the US Navy following graduation to serve his country. Following his Naval service,...
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Margaret Amanda "Maggie" Poulos

January 15, 1957 - April 16, 2018

Margaret Amanda "Maggie" Poulos of Mahopac, NY passed away on April 16, 2018 after a valiant battle with breast cancer; she was 61. She was born in Grays Thurrock, England on January 15, 1957, the daughter of John Albert and Mary Rose (Beart) West. She grew up with six brothers and sisters in the historic coastal town of Bridport, which lies between West Bay on the English Channel and the...
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Marie A. Hulbert

May 10, 1933 - April 16, 2018

Marie A. Hulbert, a 40 year resident of Mahopac, NY passed away on April 16, 2018 at the age of 84. She was born in the Bronx on May 10, 1933, one of seventeen children and the daughter of Michael and Rose (Martucci) Carbone. Marie worked as a bookkeeper for National Shopping Centers in Rye, NY for over 30 years. Marie lived an energetic and accomplished life. At a young age, she excelled...
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Salvatore Balzano

July 17, 1932 - April 15, 2018

Salvatore (Sal) Balzano, of Yorktown Heights, NY, passed away on April 15, 2018 at the age of 85. He was born in the Bronx on July 17, 1932, the son of Silverio and Candita (Annuziata) Balzano. After serving his country in the Navy, he studied at Fordham University and graduated in 1960. On October 6, 1963, he married Ada Feola at Our Lady of Pity Church in the South Bronx. Sal worked in...
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Carol Ann Tedesco

September 9, 1943 - April 13, 2018

Carol Ann Tedesco, of Mahopac, NY passed away on Friday, April 13, 2018 at the age of 74. She was born in the Bronx on September 9, 1943, the daughter of Herman and Margaret Mary Moran Bobinger. Carol, who was a resident of Mahopac since 1959, was a parishioner of St. John the Evangelist Church in Mahopac. She enjoyed knitting, crochet and needlepoint as well as reading, but what she enjoyed...
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Enrico "Ricky" Sarli

July 12, 1938 - April 6, 2018

Enrico "Ricky" Sarli of Mahopac, NY passed away on April 6, 2018 at the age of 79. He was born in the Bronx on July 12, 1938, the son of Nicholas and Vincenza (Rizzo) Sarli. On September 2, 1961 he married Rosemarie Blissard at St. John The Evangelist Church in Mahopac and they were blessed with three children. Ricky was a carpenter and worked with Local 279. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and...
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Nicholas L. "Nick" Faba

July 8, 1956 - April 2, 2018

Nicholas (Nick) L. Faba of Mahopac, NY passed away after a brief illness on April 2, 2018 at the age of 61. He was born on July 8, 1956 in Poughkeepsie, NY, the son of Louis and Gloria (Casagrande) Faba. Nick received his Masters Degree from Teachers College at Columbia University and graduated from State University of New York at Albany. He worked as a computer and technology teacher at...
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Josephine Pirrazzi

June 20, 1916 - April 1, 2018

Josephine Pirrazzi of Yorktown Heights, NY passed away on April 1, 2018 at the age of 101. She was born in Yonkers, NY, the daughter of Fernando and Ersilia (Antonelli) Petrucci. Please see service information below.
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Rosemarie Marfe

May 31, 1935 - March 28, 2018

Rosemarie Marfe´ loving wife and mom of Mahopac, NY, formerly of Mt. Kisco, passed away on March 28, 2018 at the age of 82. She was born on May 31, 1935 in Mt. Kisco, NY, the daughter of Henry and Rose (Daniello) Manupelli. On May 24, 1957 she married Jerry Marfe´ and they were blessed with three children. Rosemarie worked as a book keeper for Rheingold Beer in White Plains NY until she...
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Charles Arthur MacDonald, Sr.

February 4, 1936 - March 25, 2018

Charles Arthur MacDonald, Sr., business owner and lifetime resident of Mahopac, NY, passed away peacefully on Sunday March 25, 2018 at the age of 82. He was born at Peekskill Hospital in Peekskill, NY on February 4, 1936, the first child of Dorothy Mae Townsend MacDonald and Charles Alexander MacDonald. "Art" is survived by his beloved wife of 58 years, Anita, his three children: Merri of...
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William A. Blenis, Sr.

September 6, 1946 - March 23, 2018

William A. Blenis Sr., a lifelong resident of Mahopac, NY passed away on Friday, March 23, 2018 at the age of 71. He was born in Mahopac on September 6, 1946, the son of William H. and Anna Head Blenis. William attended Mahopac Schools. He retired from the Town of Carmel Highway Department in 2004 after 40 years of service, primarily as a mechanic but also doing many other jobs at the...
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Anthony "Tony" Pagano

August 14, 1953 - March 22, 2018

Anthony M. "Tony" Pagano of Putnam Valley, NY and formerly of Peekskill, passed away unexpectedly at his home on March 22, 2018; he was 64. Tony was born in Brooklyn, NY on August 14, 1953, the son of Angelo and Rosalie (Capizzi) Pagano. Tony was an outstanding and passionate musician and played with Mirkwood, Grand Alliance, Fresh Heir, The Shades and Stax of Soul as a guitarist for many...
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Austin "Buddy" Decker, II

March 17, 2018

Austin J. "Buddy" Decker II of Mahopac, NY passed away unexpectedly on March 17, 2018 at the age of 75. He was born in Yonkers, NY on November 30, 1942, the son of Austin and Sophia (Novotny) Decker. On June 12, 1965 he married Mildred McSpedon at Sacred Heart Church in Yonkers, and they were blessed with six children. Buddy worked for New York Power Authority and Entergy as an electrical...
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John R. Kernan, Jr.

January 24, 1933 - March 11, 2018

John R. Kernan Jr. "JK", of Mount Kisco, NY passed away on Sunday, March 11, 2018 at the age of 85. He was born in the Bronx on January 24, 1933, the son of John R. Kernan Sr. and Agnes Serry Kernan. John served in the US Army during the Korean Conflict. He was a truck driver for Preston Freight in Elmsford, NY, retiring in 1995. John, whose nickname was Hawk, was an avid fisherman and...
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Anthony A. Fahy, Jr.

November 12, 1933 - March 10, 2018

Anthony A. Fahy Jr., "Tony" of Mahopac, NY passed away on Saturday, March 10, 2018, at the age of 84. Tony was born in the Bronx on November 12, 1933, the son of Anthony A. Fahy Sr. of County Galway, Ireland and Rose McAnally Fahy, originally of Philadelphia, PA. Tony enlisted in the US Marine Corps at the age of 17, but his acceptance was contingent upon parental consent due to his age. He...
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Patricia A. O'Connor

January 28, 1940 - March 8, 2018

Patricia A. O'Connor, a longtime resident of Carmel, NY passed away on Thursday, March 8, 2018 at the age of 78. She was born in Brooklyn on January 28, 1940, the daughter of Patrick and Marie Kilcoyne McAliney. Patricia was a Real Estate Broker with O'Connor Realty in Mahopac for many years. Family was most important to her, not just her immediate family but her extended family as well. ...
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Raymond G. Morelli

September 24, 1939 - March 7, 2018

Raymond G. Morelli of Carmel, NY passed away on Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at the age of 78. He was born in Brooklyn on September 24, 1939, the son of Leonard and Trofemina Morelli. Raymond served in the US Navy. Raymond was an artist and retired as the art director at Sportacular Art in Weston, FL. He was also a member of the Artist Guild. On July 20, 1961 he married Bernadette Brennan...
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Nilda I. Frigeri

May 21, 1965 - March 5, 2018

Nilda I. Frigeri 1965-2018. Nilda Iris Frigeri, age 52, passed away peacefully on March 5th, 2018. Originally from Brooklyn, Nilda was born to Olga and Salvador Perez on May 21st, 1965. Nilda married childhood friend and her love, Michael Wayne Frigeri, in 1986 who preceded her in death in 1998. An avid book reader and connoisseur of sugary confections, Nilda was known to many as a strong-willed...
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Francesco Iannolo

November 14, 1954 - March 2, 2018

Francesco Iannolo of Carmel, NY and formerly of Bedford Hills, Passed away on Friday, March 2nd after a long battle with cancer in his comforting home surrounded by his loving family; he was 63 years old. Francesco was born in Italy, the son of Domenico and Virginia (Carrozza) Iannolo. Francesco had an entrepreneurial spirit and his true passion was cooking for his friends and family at Villa de...
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Charles H. Braun

February 22, 1937 - February 20, 2018

Charles H. Braun of Carmel, NY passed away on Tuesday, February 20, 2018, two days before his 81st birthday after a long, brave battle with cancer. He was born in Philadelphia, PA on February 22, 1937, the son of Herman and Helen Brennan Braun. He is survived by his wife Barbara of 61 years of marriage, son Charles and his wife Marianne of Cortlandt Manor, NY, his daughters, Barbara Koob and...
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Robert Francis Longobardi

January 29, 1932 - February 18, 2018

Robert Francis Longobardi of Jefferson Valley, NY died peacefully in his home on February 18, 2018; he was 86. Robert was born in Yonkers, NY on January 29, 1932, the son of Luigi and Alphonsina (Sammarco) Longobardi. Robert attended St. Mary's grammar school in, Roosevelt High School, Maryknoll Seminary in Brookline, MA, and graduated from Manhattan College with a Bachelor's Degree. His...
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Ronald L. Kauffman

August 11, 1938 - February 15, 2018

Ronald L. Kauffman of Mahopac, NY passed away on Thursday, February 15, 2018 at the age of 79. He was born in Brooklyn on August 11, 1938, the son of Bernard and Elsie Frankel Kauffman. Ronald earned his Master's Degree at NYU. He was a retired teacher in the Yonkers, NY school system. He is survived by his wife, Barbara, his sons, Robert, Richard, Ross and Rodd, his brother, Charles and...
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Audrey J. Luning

June 11, 1923 - February 12, 2018

Audrey J. Luning of Mahopac, NY passed away on Monday, February 12, 2018 at the age of 94. She was born in Woodhaven, Long Island, New York on June 11, 1923, the daughter of Samuel and Isabelle Kochesberger Harmon. Audrey graduated from Somers Central High School in 1942. She moved from Mahopac to Yalaha, FL in 1973. While living in Florida, she was employed as a bookkeeper with Flagship...
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Vincenza Iovino

December 24, 1933 - February 10, 2018

Vincenza Iovino formerly of Mahopac, NY passed away on February 10, 2018 at the age of 84. She was born in Brooklyn, NY on December 24, 1933, the daughter of Italian immigrants Peter and Francesca (Galiota) Ilardi. She worked as a seamstress before she met John J. Iovino. They were soon married and had three children; Peter, Ann, and John Jr. Vincenza enjoyed cooking and baking for her family...
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RoseMary A. Impieri

June 2, 1946 - February 8, 2018

RoseMary A. Impieri of Mahopac, NY passed away on February 8, 2018 at the age of 71. She was born in Mahopac, NY the daughter of Pasquale and Mary (Ambrosecchia) Vicario. RoseMary worked for BOCES in Yorktown for 20 years before retiring in 2010. RoseMary is survived by her husband Daniel, her daughters Debbie DeCesare(Ralph) and Anniel Balaker(Christopher), her son Daniel, Jr.(Adrienne),...
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Carole A. Beger

February 14, 1941 - February 8, 2018

Carole Anne Beger of Mahopac, NY passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 8, 2018 at the age of 76. She was born in Queens, NY on February 14, 1941, the daughter of Kenneth and Anne O'Donnell Seeman. Carole grew up in Putnam Lake, NY and attended St. Lawrence O'Toole Elementary School. She graduated from St. Mary's in Katonah, NY and attended college at SUNY Oswego. Carole was a...
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Manuel DosSantos

November 5, 1936 - February 7, 2018

Manuel G. DosSantos of Mahopac, NY passed on February 7, 2018 at the age of 81. He was born in Portugal, the son of Manuel Monteiro and Rosa (Goncalves) DosSantos. Manuel was a watchmaker and learned his trade in Portugal. He worked for several fine watch companies before opening his own business in Portchester, NY which he owned for 40 years. He loved gardening and flowers, but most...
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Camille Capozzoli

July 16, 1936 - January 31, 2018

Camille Capozzoli of Boynton Beach, FL passed away on January 31, 2018. She is survived by her husband Julius, her daughter Lisa Venditti and her husband Louis, her daughter Christine Romanski, and her grandson Nicholas. All are welcome to attend a visitation on Saturday, February 10th from 2-5 PM at the Joseph J. Smith Funeral Home in Mahopac. In lieu of flowers, please make memorial...
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George N. Bartilucci

January 22, 1931 - January 30, 2018

George N. Bartilucci of Ft. Myers, FL passed away on Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at the age of 87. He was born in Manhattan on January 22, 1931, the son of Victor and Lilly Giamarino Bartilucci. George graduated from Manhattan Aviation High School in 1948 and served in the US Marine Corps during the Korean Conflict. George was a retired Lieutenant with FDNY and served on Engine 312 in Queens...
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Lillian P. Puleo

April 28, 1926 - January 30, 2018

Lillian Puleo of Somers, NY went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, January 30, 2018. In her final days, she was surrounded by those she loved best, as her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren gathered at her bedside. Lillian was born to Gennaro and Helen Cavallaro on April 28, 1926 in Brooklyn, NY. After graduating from high school, she worked as a secretary for a major surgical...
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Fred D. Erickson

October 18, 1966 - January 27, 2018

Fred D. Erickson of Harrisburg, PA and formerly of Mahopac, NY passed away on Saturday January 27, 2018 at the age of 51. He was born in Carmel, NY on October 18, 1966, the son of Robert Erickson Sr. and Yvonne Smith Erickson. Fred graduated from Mahopac High School, where he spent his youth before moving to Pennsylvania. He was self employed in the sheetrock and drywall business in...
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Helene L. Vallon

June 16, 1929 - January 25, 2018

Helene L. Vallon passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 25, 2018, at the age of 88. She was born in Brooklyn on June 16, 1929, the daughter of Harry and Anna Braunhart Tulman. Helene had a great aptitude for business, which she learned from her parents while working at their hardware store as a young girl. She worked in various positions, mostly financial, after raising her daughters. ...
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Donna L. Furu

April 19, 1965 - January 20, 2018

Donna L. Furu of Brewster, NY passed away unexpectedly at her home on January 20, 2018 at the age of 52. She was born in Mt. Kisco, NY on April 19, 1965, the daughter of Philip and Florence (Light) Furu. Donna graduated from Somers High School and earned a Bachelor's Degree from West Chester University of Pennsylvania. She worked for Chase Manhattan Bank as Vice President of Learning and...
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Dorothy Papazian

June 6, 1934 - January 19, 2018

Dorothy Papazian, a lifelong resident of Mahopac, NY passed away on Friday, January 19, 2018 at the age of 83. She was born in Brooklyn on June 6, 1934, the daughter of George and Adrienne Tashjian. Dorothy graduated from Mahopac High School and earned her Associates Degree at Westchester Community College. Dorothy had a genuine love for her community. You could be guaranteed to see her...
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Ralph Andren, Sr.

September 17, 1936 - January 19, 2018

Ralph Andren Sr. of Poughquag, NY and formerly of Mahopac, NY passed away on Friday, January 19, 2018 at the age of 81. He was born in Manhattan on September 17, 1936, the son of Knute and Elsie Olsen Andren. Ralph served in the US Army. He was a retired auto body technician at Craftsman Auto Body in Mahopac and he especially enjoyed his Wednesday night poker game with his friends. He is...
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Mitchell J. Sorge

January 2, 1957 - January 16, 2018

Mitchell J. Sorge of Somers, NY and formerly of Wappingers Falls, NY passed away on January 16, 2018 at the age of 61. He was born in the Bronx on January 2, 1957, the son of Donald and Marie (Buckley) Sorge. On February 11, 1977 he married Anne Jordan; they were married for 40 years. Mitchell worked for Gumley-Haft in New York City before retiring in 2011. Mitchell was an avid sports fan...
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Walter J. Brown

December 28, 1935 - January 15, 2018

Walter J. Brown of Mahopac, NY passed away on January 15, 2018 at the age of 82. He was born in New York City on December 28, 1935, the son of Walter and Catherine (Doran) Brown. Walter was a veteran of the US Army having served during the Korean War. Walter is survived by his son Kevin and his wife Kathy, his daughter Ann Marie Schiavone and her husband Joseph, his daughter Theresa Votano...
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Modest M. Oprysko

March 31, 1957 - January 10, 2018

Modest M. Oprysko, a 32 year resident of Mahopac, NY passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at the age of 60. He was born in the Bronx on March 31, 1957 to Jaroslaw and Maria Slabicky Oprysko, who immigrated from the Ukraine. Modest attended Stuyvesant High School in New York City. He graduated from Queens College and earned his Ph.D in Physical Chemistry from Columbia...
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Michele M. Lloyd

September 8, 1969 - January 10, 2018

Michele May Lloyd of Hopewell Junction, NY died on January 10, 2018 at the age of 48. She was born in Carmel, NY, the daughter of Thomas Simmons and Pamela Burke. Most recently, Michele worked as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) at Vassar Warner Home for the elderly. She also received her Doctorate in Theology at Fordham University in 2017. Michele lived with a zest for life and was never at...
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Anthony V. Battista

November 2, 1951 - January 6, 2018

Anthony V. Battista a lifelong resident of Mahopac, NY passed away on Saturday, January 6, 2018 at the age of 66 with his loving family by his side. He was born in the Bronx on November 2, 1951, the son of Frank and Yolanda Lombardi Battista. Anthony graduated from Kennedy Catholic High School in 1969 and earned his Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration from St. Bonaventure University....
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William M. Baer

November 27, 1948 - January 3, 2018

William M. Baer of Mahopac, NY passed away on January 3, 2018 at the age of 69. He was born in the Bronx on November 27, 1948, the son of William and Marie (Scaduto) Baer. William worked as a butcher at the A&P Grocery Store for 44 years. He was a proud veteran of the US Army and a life member of the VFW Auxillary Post 5491 and a member of American Legion Post 1080 in Mahopac, NY. William...
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Barbara A. Rohrbach

October 2, 1934 - January 1, 2018

Barbara A. Rohrbach of Somers, NY passed away peacefully with her family by her side on January 1, 2018. She was 83. Barbara was born in Troy, NY the daughter of Kyle Forrest and Alice Frank. On November 12, 1955 she married Robert L. Rohrbach in East Williston, NY. They were married for over 62 years. Barbara graduated from St. Luke's Hospital School of Nursing in 1955. She then obtained...
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Helen R. Hughes

May 13, 1923 - January 1, 2018

Helen R. Hughes, also known as Ellen, of Somers, NY passed away peacefully on Monday, January 1, 2018 at the age of 94. She was born in Manhattan on May 13, 1923, the daughter of Charles E. Cooney Sr. and Helen McGuiness Cooney. Helen is survived by her daughter, Jean Hughes of Somers, her sons, Francis T. Hughes Jr. (Millie) of Manorville, NY and Robert C. Hughes (Diane) of Dickson City, PA...
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Olive B. Bennett

May 30, 1934 - December 30, 2017

Olive B. Bennett, a lifelong resident of Mahopac, NY passed away on Saturday, December 30, 2017 at the age of 83. She was born in Bronxville, NY on May 30, 1934, the daughter of Kenneth M. and Olive Humphrey Britton. Olive earned her Associates Degree at Westchester Community College and was the bookkeeper for her husband's carpentry and contracting business, George Bennett, Inc. Olive was...
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Daniel "Danny" Como

August 16, 1952 - December 28, 2017

Daniel "Danny" Como of Carmel, NY passed away on December 28, 2017 at the age of 65. He was born in Yonkers, NY, the son of Francis and Helen (Malone) Como. Danny loved music and the open road. He was a great father, grandfather and friend to everyone he ever met. Danny was the life of the party and always had the best energy. Danny is survived by his wife Linda, his five children, Daniel ...
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William Eleftherion

August 31, 1960 - December 24, 2017

William Eleftherion of Nanuet, NY died suddenly on December 24, 2017 at the age of 57. He was born in Brooklyn, NY, the son of Anthony and Julia (Caffetzakis) Eleftherion. William is survived by his brothers James (Nancy) and George; and his nieces and nephews Caitlin, Anthony James, Melissa, Anthony George, James, and Justin. Friends and family are welcome to attend a visitation on...
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Mary Ellen DeToma

August 13, 1935 - December 23, 2017

Mary Ellen DeToma, a longtime resident of Mahopac, NY passed away on Saturday December 23, 2017 at the age of 82. She was born in the Bronx on August 13, 1935, the daughter of James and Mary Neary Mullarkey. Mary Ellen worked for many years in the telecommunications field, including NY Telephone, NYNEX and eventually retiring from Verizon in White Plains, NY. Mary Ellen was a devout...
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Balbino Perez

December 20, 2017

Balbino Perez of Peekskill, NY passed away on December 20, 2017 after a fierce battle with cancer. He was born in the Bronx, the son of Balbino and Judith (Ramirez) Perez. Mr. Perez was a retired lieutenant of the New York City Police Department. Balbino is survived by his wife Ida, his parents Balbino and Judy, his children Jessica Perez, Peter Lugo (Bridget), and Vanessa Cuddy (Rory),...
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Bernadette "Terry" Roberto

August 19, 1957 - December 18, 2017

Bernadette T. Roberto, a lifelong resident of Mahopac, NY passed away peacefully on Monday, December 18, 2017 at the age of 60 with her loving family by her side. She was born in Mahopac on August 19, 1957, the daughter of Joseph and Rosemary Coons. Terry attended St. John's Elementary School and graduated from Mahopac High School in 1975. She was a Customer Transaction Specialist with...
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Jamison "Jamie" Carafa

May 24, 1973 - December 13, 2017

Jamison Carafa of West Palm Beach, FL and formerly of Mahopac, NY died unexpectedly on December 13, 2017 at the age of 44. He was born in New Rochelle, NY, the son of Arthur and Nancy (Cestone) Carafa. Jamie was a graduate of Mahopac High School and managed Strobes R Us Lighting in Pompano Beach, FL. Jamie is survived by his father Artie and his wife Sandra, and his children AJ (Andrew...
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Nicholas John Parthemore

August 31, 1944 - December 13, 2017

Nicholas John Parthemore of Mahopac, NY and formerly of Ossining NY passed away on December 13, 2017 at the age of 73. He was born in Ossining on August 31, 1944, the son of John and Rose Nigro Parthemore. Known as "Nicky" to most, he was a husband, father, grandfather, brother and uncle. Nicky was a hard worker who dedicated 29 years to the maintenance of the Tech Center of BOCES Yorktown. ...
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Michael J. Murphy

June 4, 1965 - December 9, 2017

Michael J. Murphy of Mahopac, NY (formerly of Woodlawn) passed away unexpectedly at his home on December 9, 2017 at the age of 52. He was born in New York City on June 4, 1965, the son of John and Margaret (Peggy) (O'Neill) Murphy. He was a graduate of Mount St Michael's school and he for the past twenty-five years worked as an assistant manager and projectionist for United Artists Theatres ...
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Patricia Gail Fisher

January 23, 1945 - December 6, 2017

Patricia Gail Fisher passed away peacefully on Wednesday, December 6, 2017 with her family by her side at the age of 72. She was born in Lynbrook, Long Island, NY on January 23, 1945, the daughter of John J. and Genevieve E. Hennessy. Patricia was a graduate of Lakeland High School. She was employed as a secretary at IBM Corp. in Armonk, NY before retiring. Patricia lived for many years in...
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Anthony R. DeCesare

March 19, 1993 - December 4, 2017

Anthony Ralph DeCesare, 24, of Mahopac, NY passed away unexpectedly on December 4, 2017 from complications of pneumonia. He was born on March 19, 1993 in Carmel, NY, the son of Ralph and Deborah(Impieri) DeCesare. Anthony was a graduate of Mahopac High School and a manager in the family business D&D Traffic Control. He loved traveling with his friends and family, boating, skiing, fishing with...
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Stanley W. Cernik

October 27, 1955 - December 3, 2017

Stanley W. Cernik of Shenorock, NY passed away suddenly on December 3, 2017 at the age of 62. He was born in New York City on October 27, 1955, the son of Stanley and Grace (Balle) Cernik. Stan worked as an autobody mechanic throughout his life. Stan is survived by his sister Dale Connolly and her husband Bill, and his sister Grace Corcoran. He is also survived by his nephews Bill...
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Frank J. Dulak

July 26, 1933 - November 28, 2017

Frank J. Dulak of Jefferson Valley, NY passed away on November 28, 2017 at the age of 84. He was born in the Bronx, the son of Frank and Helen(Sullivan) Dulac. Frank worked as a school bus driver for Varsity Transit in New York City. In recent years he enjoyed summers in the Lake George area and gardening. Frank also enjoyed a good scotch, a great meal, and an espresso. Frank is survived...
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E. Patrick Flynn

January 7, 1930 - November 26, 2017

E. Patrick Flynn, 87, a resident of Carmel, NY, and New York, NY, passed away in peace on November 26, 2017. He was born on January 7, 1930, in New York, NY, to parents Helen J. Flynn and Edward J. Flynn, the storied political leader of the Bronx and former Chairman of the Democratic National Committee. Pat graduated from the Canterbury School in 1947 and Brown University in 1951. He was a proud...
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Robert "Bill" Donohue

September 1, 1942 - November 22, 2017

Robert W. "Bill" Donohue of Mahopac, NY passed away on Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at the age of 75. He was born in the Bronx on September 1, 1942, the son of Robert and Faye (Katz) Donohue. Bill graduated from Brooklyn Technical High School and earned his Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering from City College of NY. He began his career at Consolidated Edison as a Junior Designer in...
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Jacqueline Gagne

February 11, 1928 - November 21, 2017

Jacqueline Gagne of Mahopac, NY passed away on November 21, 2017 at the age of 89. She was born in Montreal, Canada on February 11, 1928, the daughter of Arthur and Juliette (Dutrisac) Maheu. On August 2 1947 she married Lucien Gagne; they were married for 67 years before his passing in 2009. Mom loved cooking, music, dancing and especially being with her family. Jacqueline is survived...
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Coleen M. Kotzur

December 19, 1951 - November 17, 2017

Coleen M. Kotzur, a longtime resident of Mahopac, NY passed away on Friday November 17, 2017 at the age of 65. She was born in Queens, NY on December 19, 1951, the daughter of William Claffey and Winifred Hendricks. Coleen was the treasurer of the Port Chester, NY School District for the past 15 years. She retired on November 1 of this year. Coleen was a parishioner of St. John the...
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Karen O. Spallina

May 17, 1953 - November 9, 2017

Karen O. Spallina of Mahopac, NY (formerly of Carmel, NY) passed away in her home surrounded by family on November 9, 2017 at the age of 64. She was born at Mahopac Hospital on May 17, 1953, the daughter of Richard and Patricia (Conway) Othmer. Karen earned her Bachelor's degree from Monmouth University and her Master's Degree from Western Connecticut. Karen was a teacher in Dover School...
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Mary B. Walsh

February 2, 1919 - November 7, 2017

Mary B. Walsh, age 98, of Mahopac, NY passed away on Tuesday November 7, 2017 at her home. She was born in Mahopac on February 2, 1919, the daughter of Casper and Jennie Benjamin. Mary attended the Mahopac Schools and went on to business school after graduation. She was excellent with numbers and went on to a career in bookkeeping. She was a longtime member of the Lake Mahopac United...
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Pasquale Gregorio

October 31, 1946 - November 5, 2017

Pasquale "Pat" Gregorio of Mount Kisco, NY, passed away on Sunday, November 5, 2017 at the age of 71. He was born in the Bronx, the son of Theodore and Jacqueline Gregorio. Pasquale joined the Navy, and is a veteran of the Vietnam War. He spent his career as a Manager at Con Edison, where he worked until he retired. That gave him time to pursue his passions for gardening and exercising, as...
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Patricia Coons

October 13, 1958 - October 28, 2017

Patricia Coons of Woodbridge, VA and formerly of Mahopac, NY passed away on October 28, 2017. She was born on October 13, 1958, the daughter of Joseph and Rosemary Coons. Patty is survived by her mother, Rosemary, her sister Betsy Fisher and her brother, Thomas Coons and wife Karin. She was predeceased by her brother, Andrew Coons in 1976 and her father, Joseph Coons in 2007. Her sister,...
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Alexander Shatalov

January 30, 1956 - October 24, 2017

Alexander Shatalov of Carmel, NY and a longtime resident of Mahopac, NY passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday October 24, 2017 at the age of 61. He was born in Russia on January 30, 1956, the son of Nikolay and Antonina Paltseva Shatalov. Alexander was educated in Russia. He immigrated to the United States in 1981. When he arrived in the United States, he drove a taxicab in New York City...
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Marie T. Swarm

August 6, 1936 - October 23, 2017

Marie T. Swarm of Mahopac, NY passed away on Monday, October 23, 2017 at the age of 81. She was born in Mt. Kisco, NY on August 6, 1936, the daughter of Alessio and Elena Fratelli Terracciano. Marie attended school in Mt. Kisco and earned her Associates Degree in Applied Science from SUNY Cobbleskill. Marie was a parishioner of St. John the Evangelist Church in Mahopac. She was a member of...
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Elisabeth Eymann Dietrich

January 14, 1927 - October 18, 2017

Elisabeth Eymann Dietrich, a longtime resident of Mahopac, NY, passed away on Wednesday October 18, 2017 at the age of 90. She was born in Viekschny, Lithuania on January 14, 1927. Elisabeth was educated in Europe. She immigrated to the United States in 1956 and was the owner of the Interlaken Motel in Mahopac. Elisabeth was a longtime member of Grace Lutheran Church in Yorktown Heights...
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Robert J. Tyra

May 14, 1951 - October 10, 2017

Robert J. Tyra of Lake Peekskill, NY passed away on October 10, 2017 at the age of 66. He was born in Yonkers, NY on May 14, 1951, the son of Joseph and Connie Ferro Tyra. Robert graduated from Saunders Trade School in Yonkers and served in the US Navy. He was a master diesel mechanic with Liberty Lines in Yonkers for 42 years He is survived by his wife, Kimberly, his daughter Kristen and...
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Julia Yannone

September 22, 1923 - October 3, 2017

Julia Yannone of Somers, NY passed away on October 3, 2017 at the age of 94. She was born in New York City on September 22, 1923, the daughter of Nicholas and Rose (Angione) DeRose. Julia worked for March of Dimes in White Plains for over 15 years. She was also a homemaker and cherished the years raising her daughters. Julia is survived by her husband Carmine, daughters Adelaide Polito ...
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Robert P. Morini

December 31, 1953 - September 24, 2017

Robert P. Morini passed away peacefully on September 24th, 2017 surrounded by his family. He fought valiantly. Robert was born on December 31st, 1953 to Reno and Anne (Buonassisi) Morini. He was the middle child of five: Ralph, Richard, Michael and Patty. Robert and his wife Patrice (Bartilucci) were married for 30 years and have two children, Victoria and Sam. He owns Harvest Country Properties...
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Joseph M. Tinelli

March 11, 1949 - September 23, 2017

Joseph M. Tinelli of Mahopac, NY passed away on Saturday, September 23, 2017 at the age of 68. He was born in the Bronx on March 11, 1949, the son of Leonard and Katherine (Kowatch) Tinelli. Joe was an active member of the Mahopac Knights of Columbus, Father John P. Mooney Counsel 5743 and earned the distinction of 4th Degree. Joe is survived by his wife of 44 years Jackie, his son Joseph,...
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Kevin G. Gorr

October 14, 1957 - September 21, 2017

Kevin G. Gorr of Mahopac, NY passed away on September 21, 2017 at the age of 59. He was born in Tarrytown, NY on October 14, 1957, the son of Richard and Mary Elizabeth (Lynch) Gorr. Kevin worked as a Transit Man in his father's surveying company for over 30 years. Kevin loved baseball and was an avid Yankees fan. Kevin is survived by his sister Kathryn Kayler and his nephew Christopher...
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Bruno J. Kalkowski

February 6, 1946 - September 18, 2017

Bruno J. Kalkowski of Mahopac, NY passed away on Monday, September 18th at the age of 71. He was born in Salzdahlum, Germany on February 6, 1946, the son of Joseph and Margaret (Jama) Kalkowski. Bruno worked for Coca-Cola in Elmsford, NY for 37 years before retiring in 2006. He earned the distinction of a perfect attendance record for 21 years straight. Bruno is survived by his wife...
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Dorothy McCray

February 9, 1926 - September 17, 2017

Dorothy McCray of Mahopac, NY, formerly of the Bronx, passed away peacefully on September 17, 2017 at the age of 91. She was born in New York City, the daughter of Jacob E. and Christine (Bramble) Symister. Dorothy earned her Bachelor's Degree from Hunter College/City university of New York and worked as a Dietician in New York Hospital in the city for many years. On May 29,1955 she married...
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Karen L. Yates

March 10, 1972 - September 15, 2017

Karen L. Yates of Carmel, NY passed away on Friday September 15, 2017 at the age of 45. She was born in Brooklyn on March 10, 1972, the daughter of Rocco and Elsie Nordgren Matteo. Karen was a Public Health Program Assistant for the Putnam County Department of Health. Karen is survived by her daughter Sarah, her brother Anthony Matteo and her sister Kristina Russell and her brother-in-law...
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Andrew J. Panessa, Jr.

November 12, 1950 - September 15, 2017

Andrew J. Panessa, Jr. of Mahopac passed away on Friday, September 15, 2017 at the age of 66. He was born in Yonkers, NY on November 12, 1950, the son of Andrew and Evelyn(LaVista) Panessa. Andy was a retired detective of the New Rochelle Police Department. Andy is survived by his wife Cindy, his daughter Cynthia McGraw, his son Andrew and his wife Ashley, his brother Frank, and his...
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Edward O'Brien

July 15, 1936 - September 12, 2017

Edward O'Brien of Mahopac, NY passed away on Tuesday September 12, 2017 at the age of 81 with his family by his side. He was born in Co. Clare, Ireland on July 15, 1936, the son of Edward and Mary Kane O'Brien. Edward emigrated to the United States in 1956. He was the retired owner of The Corner Deli in White Plains. He was a parishioner of St. John the Evangelist Church in Mahopac and...
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Victor J. Cancellieri

February 8, 1949 - September 11, 2017

Victor J. Cancellieri of Mahopac, NY passed away on September 11, 2017 at the age of 68. He was born in the Bronx on February 8, 1949, the son of Victor and Eileen (Nolan) Cancellieri. Victor worked for the State of New York for the past 25 years as an Automotive Facilities Inspector. He enjoyed the outdoors, traveling and enjoying time with his family and friends. He was a car enthusiast...
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Carmelina Cavarretta

July 23, 1954 - September 11, 2017

Carmelina Cavarretta of Mahopac, NY passed away on Monday September 11, 2017 at the age of 63 with her family by her side. She was born in San Benedetto Ullano, Cosenza, Italy on July 23, 1954, the daughter of Antonio and Ernestina Arturi Pastura. Carmelina was educated in Italy. She married Joseph Cavarretta in Italy on October 17, 1971 and together they emigrated to the United States and...
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Christopher L. Stasiak

January 12, 1959 - September 4, 2017

Christopher L. Stasiak of W. Nyack, NY and formerly of Mahopac, NY passed away on Monday September 4, 2017 at the age of 58. He was born in Yonkers, NY on January 12, 1959, the son of William and Joan Hughes Stasiak. Christopher was a graduate of Mahopac High School and served in the US Navy. He was a retired letter carrier for the US Postal Service in Nyack for 33 years. He is survived...
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Paul Ferrero, Jr.

November 11, 1922 - August 28, 2017

Paul Ferrero Jr. of Mahopac passed away on August 28, 2017 at the age of 94. He was born in Koehler, New Mexico. Paul enlisted in the Army, January 15, 1943 and served as a mine detector operator and rifleman in Sicily, Rome, France, and Germany during WWII. He was wounded 4 times before he was discharged with honors in July 1945; he was highly decorated. After serving, he earned his...
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Michael C. Verde

March 11, 1934 - August 24, 2017

Michael Verde of Mahopac, NY passed away on Thursday August 24, 2017 with his family by his side, at the age of 83. He was born in the Bronx NY on March 11, 1934, the son of Raffaele and Bianca Scotti-Verde. Michael was educated in the Bronx and later served in the United States Army in Panama from April 1954 to March 1956. He went on to attend Food Trade Technical Schools and later worked...
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Philip J. Giorgio

January 18, 1953 - August 21, 2017

Philip J. Giorgio of Cohoes, NY and formerly of Mahopac, passed away on August 21st at the age of 64. He was born in the Bronx, the son of Louis and Marie (Robeta) Giorgio. Philip was a proud veteran of the US Air Force and served from 1971-74. Philip was an avid hunter and always enjoyed a Sunday ride on his motorcycle. Philip is survived by his sons Michael and Vincent, his brother...
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Frances Egan

October 10, 1924 - August 13, 2017

Frances Egan of Mahopac, NY passed away on Sunday, August 13th at the age of 92. She was born in New York City, the daughter of David and Mary (Leddin) Walker. She worked for Lehman College in the Bronx for many years as an administrative assistant. Frances is survived by her children Erin Egan Zarella and George Egan(Debra); brothers Robert and Kevin Walker; sisters Patricia Wood, Rita...
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Frank Guglielmo

November 22, 1934 - August 13, 2017

Frank Guglielmo of Mahopac, NY passed away on Sunday August 13, 2017 with his family by his side, at the age of 82. He was born in Italy on November 22, 1934, the son of Nicola and Angela Guglielmo. Frank was educated in Italy, where he served in the Italian Airforce. He emigrated to the United States in 1960 and settled in New Rochelle, NY where he lived until moving to Mahopac in 1973. ...
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Susan A. Tobin

August 6, 1960 - August 11, 2017

Susan A. Tobin of Mahopac, NY passed away on Friday August 11, 2017 at the age of 57. Cremation services were held privately.
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Frances Altomare

October 21, 1946 - July 28, 2017

Frances Altomare of Mahopac, NY passed away on July 28, 2017 after a fierce battle with cancer; she was 70 years old. She was born in New York City on October 21, 1946, the daughter of Patsy and Rose (Madonia) Cappolla. Fran worked as an admissions director at Somers Manor Nursing Home for over 30 years. Fran is survived by her husband Nick, her son Mark Kravis, grandchildren Chanelle and...
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Ann Marie Bogholtz

September 27, 1928 - July 28, 2017

Ann Marie Bogholtz of Mahopac, NY passed away on Friday, July 28, 2017 at the age of 88. She was born in Newport, RI, the daughter of Walter and Agnes Mary (Sullivan) Wright. She is survived by her husband Richard Bogholtz, Jr., her children Lois, Richard, and Joseph Bogholtz, her grandchildren Kim, Shannon, Lauren, and Alec; and 3 great grandchildren. Please see service information...
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John A. DeMasi

July 24, 1934 - July 22, 2017

John A. DeMasi of Millbrook, NY and long time resident of Mahopac passed away on July 22, 2017 at the age of 82. He was born on July 24, 1934 in New Rochelle, NY the son of Frank and Natalina (Cirillo) DeMasi. On February 6, 1955 he married Sandra Grosso, his high school sweetheart; they were married for over 62 years. John worked as a sales manager for Prudential for many years and was a...
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Emily Y. Cafferty

June 25, 1937 - July 20, 2017

Emily Y. Cafferty of Brookhaven, GA formerly of Mahopac, NY passed away on July 20, 2017 at the age of 80. She was born in NY City on June 25, 1937. On May 20, 1954 she married Thomas P. Cafferty in NY City. Mr. Cafferty died on March 2, 2006. She is survived by her daughters, Stephanie Cafferty and her husband Michael Swikata of Dunwoody, GA, Eileen Cafferty and her husband Robert Durbin...
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