Our Obituaries

Valerie M. Baker

March 3, 1956 - November 4, 2018

Valerie M. Baker of Carmel, NY passed away on November 4, 2018 surrounded by her family; she was 62 years old. Valerie was born in the Bronx on March 3, 1956, the daughter of Joseph and Alfonsina (Rotolo) Papale. Valerie loved the beach life, and often traveled to the Caribbean with friends and family. She had an unwavering affection for animals and all forms of life. Her devotion to helping...
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Eleanor "Cissy" Abruzzese

August 27, 1951 - November 1, 2018

Eleanor "Cissy" Abruzzese, formerly of Yorktown Heights, NY and currently of Shirley, Long Island, NY passed away on Thursday, November 1, 2018 at the age of 67. Cissy was born in Queens, NY on August 27, 1951, the daughter of Dr. Louis and Eleanor Redding Sirica. While living in Yorktown Heights, she worked in banking including Mahopac National Bank and Gold Dome. After Yorktown Heights,...
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Margaret "Peggy" Keevins

December 1, 1945 - October 22, 2018

Margaret A. "Peggy" Keevins passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on October 22, 2018 at the age of 72. She was born in Queens, NY, the daughter of William H. and Margaret (McDermott) Wilson. Peggy worked as a pre-school teacher at St. John The Evangelist Church for over 20 years. On September 16, 1967 she married Gerard "Gerry" Keevins and they were blessed with three children. ...
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Carl B. Lugbauer

February 25, 1942 - October 14, 2018

Carl B. Lugbauer of Mahopac, NY passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 14, 2018 at the age of 76. He was born in Mt. Vernon, NY on February 25, 1942, the son of Edward and Margarite (Creutzberger) Lugbauer. Carl was a graduate of A.B. Davis High School in Mt. Vernon. He was a self-employed window treatment installer, working in Westchester and Putnam Counties in NY and in the Connecticut...
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Walter "Skip" Tompkins

February 5, 1928 - October 13, 2018

Walter "Skip" Tompkins, a lifelong resident of Mahopac Falls, NY passed away on Saturday, October 13, 2018 at the age of 90. He was born in Putnam Valley, NY on February 5, 1928, the son of Frank and Alice Tompkins. Skip served his country honorably in the US Army as a Technician 4th Grade in the 1628th Engineer Utilities Detachment and was a life member of VFW Post 5491 in Mahopac. Skip was...
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Jean A. DeCesare

July 3, 1945 - October 7, 2018

Jean A. DeCesare of Mahopac, NY passed away on October 7, 2018 at the age of 73. She was born in the Bronx on July 3, 1945, the daughter of the late Anthony and Angelina (Giordano) Migliore. Jean worked for Putnam County Social Services as a Patient Transport Specialist of over 30 years. She loved to shop either in the mall or at home with QVC, and enjoyed trips to Atlantic City with her...
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Teresa Young

July 18, 1933 - October 7, 2018

Teresa Young of Mahopac, NY passed away on October 7, 2018 at the age of 85. She was born in Cloonbeg Castlegregory, County Kerry, Ireland on July 18, 1933, the daughter of the late Michael and Johanna(Dowd) O'Connor. On September 16, 1961 she married James Young at Our Lady of Fatima Church in Manorhaven, NY; they were married for over 57 years and blessed with four children. In addition...
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Barbara D. Knibbs

September 27, 2018

Barbara D. Knibbs, a Mahopac, NY resident since 1966, passed away on Thursday, September 27, 2018. She was born in Yonkers, NY, the daughter of Christian and Ethel Rogers Andersen. Barbara loved spending time with her family. She especially enjoyed her trips to Cape Cod with her family. Her favorite pastime was watching the NY Yankees. On July 12, 1952 she married Edson R. "Buster"...
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Steven Potter

November 13, 1949 - September 26, 2018

Steven Potter of Mahopac, NY died on September 26, 2018 after a courageous battle with cancer. He was 68 years old. Steve was born in the Bronx on November 13, 1949, the son of William and Myra (Caine) Potter. He was a proud veteran of the United States Army and served during the Vietnam War where he received a Purple Heart after being wounded in combat. Over the years, Steve dedicated...
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Joann Robert

September 1, 1935 - September 26, 2018

Joann Robert, a longtime resident of Mahopac, NY passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 26, 2018. Joann just celebrated her 83rd birthday on September 1st. She was born in Croton-on-Hudson, NY on September 1, 1935, the daughter of Sam and Anna Bonauto Paonessa. Joann was one of four children that grew up in a traditional Italian household, filled with passion, heated discussions ...
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Annabelle Zeumann

October 20, 1924 - September 21, 2018

Annabelle Zeumann of Mahopac, NY passed away on Friday, September 21, 2018 at the age of 93. She was born in New York City on October 20, 1924, the daughter of John and Mary (Kelsch) Brefach. Annabelle is survived by her daughters Mary Paccione, Elizabeth Reifenheiser and her husband Gerard, and Joanne Ercole and her husband John; as well as her grandchildren John and Laura Ercole. She was...
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Jerome D. Purdy

August 21, 1949 - September 7, 2018

Jerome D. Purdy of Mahopac, NY died on Friday, September 7, 2018 at the age of 69. He was born on August 21, 1949 the son of Mulford and Marguarite (Ranken) Purdy. Jerome was a proud veteran of the United States Marine Corps and very active in the American Legion Post 1080 having served as a former Commander. He loved baseball and some would say he was a human baseball encyclopedia, the NY...
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Janis D. Girardi

August 8, 1951 - September 7, 2018

Janis Elizabeth (DeRasmo) Girardi, daughter of Frances (Bracco) & Louis Coppo (predeceased), passed away at home on September 7, 2018, after a long illness, surrounded by the loves of her life – her husband and three children. She was 67 years old. A 30+ year resident of Mahopac, New York, Janis was born and raised in the Italian-American community of East Harlem, New York City in 1951. She...
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Dominick "Pepe" Pietranico

August 26, 1930 - August 30, 2018

Dominick "Pepe" Pietranico of Mahopac, NY passed away on August 30, 2018 at the age of 88. He was born in New York City, the son of Silvio and Phillipina (Antonucci) Pietranico. Dominick was a proud veteran of the United States Army and served active duty both domestically and abroad, including Korea, where he earned several distinguished service medals, including the Bronze Star. Pepe...
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Marie von Bargen

May 1, 1926 - August 27, 2018

Marie von Bargen of Mahopac, NY and formerly of Brewster, passed away peacefully on August 27, 2018 at the age of 92. She was born on May 1, 1926 in Brooklyn, NY, the daughter of Carl and Agnes (Hink) Weber. On February 11, 1951 she married Henry von Bargen; they were blessed with three children. Marie along with her husband Henry spent many years wintering in their airstream trailer in...
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William P. Armstrong

April 24, 1942 - August 13, 2018

William P. Armstrong of Mahopac, NY passed away on August 13, 2018 surrounded by his loving family; he was 76. He was born in Scotland on April 24, 1942, the son of John and Mary (Patterson) Armstrong. On September 16, 1972 he married Bridget Keane and they were blessed with two children. William worked with the TWU Local 100 as a bus driver and was a proud veteran of the US Army. He had...
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Kelly A. Sevik

December 20, 1961 - August 9, 2018

Kelly (Lynch) Sevik of Somers, NY passed away on Thursday, August 9th at the age of 56 after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born on December 20, 1961, the daughter of Richard and Joan (Montibello) Lynch. Kelly was a dedicated mother who raised and is survived by her three daughters Kaitlin, Kirsten, and Karly Sevik. She is also survived by her father Richard, and her seven siblings;...
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Lillian E. Picciano

June 24, 1929 - August 7, 2018

Lillian Emma Meyer Picciano passed August 7, 2018, at the age of 89, after a long battle with vascular dementia. Lillian was a long time resident of Mahopac, New York. Lillian was born in 1929, to Emma Lucille Strauss Meyer and Laurtiz Vigdor Meyer in Manhattan, New York. She was previously deceased by her loving husband Eugene Anthony Picciano in 1988. Lillian is survived by sister, Doris...
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Mary P. Daniels

March 3, 1923 - August 6, 2018

Mary P. Daniels of Mahopac, NY passed away peacefully on Monday, August 6, 2018 at the age of 95. She was born in Brooklyn on March 3, 1923, the daughter of Joseph and Celia Sutera Guardino. Mary spent her early years living in White Plains, NY. On September 1, 1946 she married Frank A. Daniels at St. Bernard's Church in White Plains. Eventually they moved to Mahopac to raise their large...
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Thomas D. Welch

April 1, 1948 - August 5, 2018

Thomas D. Welch, a lifelong area resident, passed away on Sunday, August 5, 2018 at the age of 70. He was born in Peekskill, NY on April 1, 1948, the son of Thomas D. Welch Jr. and C. Phoebe Huestis Welch. Tom attended Lakeland High School and proudly served our country as a member of the US Army in Vietnam. He was a longtime gas serviceman, most recently with Synergy in Cold Spring, NY. ...
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Viola O'Brien

January 8, 1937 - August 3, 2018

Viola O'Brien passed away peacefully on Friday, August 3, 2018 at the age of 81 with her family by her side. She was born in Port Chester, NY on January 8, 1937, the daughter of John and Wanda Tybursky Endriss. Viola was a longtime resident of Mahopac, NY before moving to Carmel, NY 17 years ago. She was a registered nurse and had worked at Waterview Hills Nursing Center in Purdys, NY. ...
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Margaret Colombo

July 27, 1933 - August 2, 2018

Margaret Colombo of Somers, NY passed away on Thursday, August 2, 2018 at the age of 85. She was born in New York City on July 27, 1933, the daughter of Domenico and Vincenza(DiLorenzo) DiMare. On January 15, 1960 she married John Colombo and they were blessed with their daughter Liza. Margaret loved to travel, spend time with family, and play Canasta. She worked for Robison Oil and later on...
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Dagmar S. Swanson

December 31, 1923 - July 29, 2018

Dagmar S. Swanson, a lifelong resident of Carmel, NY passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 29, 2018 at the age of 94. She was born in North Salem, NY on December 31, 1923, the daughter of Arvid and Anna Swenson. Dagmar graduated from North Salem Central High School in 1941. She was a manager for the National Dog Registry before her retirement in 1987. Dagmar was a member of Drew United...
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Brian C. Mackay

June 25, 1955 - July 24, 2018

Brian C. Mackay of Danbury, CT passed away on Tuesday, July 24, 2018 at the age of 63. He was born in Queens, NY on June 25, 1955, the son of Lawrence C. and Mary Elizabeth Mackay. Brian was a law librarian with the Nassau County Court System prior to his retirement. He was an avid historian and participated in Roman and Civil War re-enactments. He is survived by his sister, Maureen Vrana...
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John R. Giordano

April 4, 1943 - July 21, 2018

John R. "Dino" Giordano, age 75, of Somers, NY and formerly of Pelham, NY, passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 21, 2018 with his family by his side. He was born in the Bronx on April 4, 1943, the son of Charles and Juliette Gentile Giordano. Dino was a tool and die maker at CEP Technologies Corp. in Yonkers, NY prior to his retirement. Growing up, he was a gymnast and played electric...
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Olga Constantino

December 3, 1927 - July 12, 2018

Olga Constantino of Barnegat, NJ and formerly of Yonkers, NY passed away on Thursday, July 12, 2018 at the age of 90. She was born in St. Albans, NY on December 3, 1927, the daughter of Giovanni Battista Panzarella and Orazia Mauriello Manfra Panzarella. Olga worked for many years at Coffee Service Systems in Mt. Vernon, NY before retiring in 1995. While living in Yonkers, she was a...
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William E. Tobin

December 11, 1958 - July 12, 2018

William E. Tobin, a lifelong resident of Shenorock, NY passed away on Thursday, July 12, 2018 at the age of 59. Bill was born in Mt. Kisco, NY on December 11, 1958, the son of William J. and Jean A. Walsh Tobin. Bill graduated from Somers High School, class of 1977. He was a retired truck driver working for many years for Lawton Adams Construction in Somers. He was a member of the Sons of...
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Frances Jacobellis

November 6, 1941 - July 11, 2018

Frances Jacobellis, 76, of Mahopac, NY passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 with her loving family by her side. She was born in Sicily on November 6, 1941, the daughter of Giuseppe and Vincenza (Nigro) Amato. Frances came to the United States with her parents in 1952. She was a graduate of Evander Childs High School in the Bronx. Frances was a real estate agent with Billingsley...
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Frank Beyer

June 20, 1941 - July 3, 2018

Frank Beyer of Mahopac, NY died on July 3, 2018 at the age of 77. He was born in Brooklyn, NY the son of Frank and Minnie (Lepkow) Beyer. On June 1, 1963 he married Helga Jonke and they were blessed with three children Christine, Shirley, and Michael. Frank loved to ski, golf, travel, and work with landscaping and his pine trees. He loved watching his grandchildren engage in their various...
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Margaret McHale

April 15, 1931 - July 2, 2018

Margaret McHale of Mahopac, NY passed away peacefully on Monday, July 2, 2018 at the age of 87. She was born in Co. Kildare, Ireland on April 15, 1931. Margaret was the third of thirteen children born to Christopher and Margaret Galvin Burchell and settled in the United States in 1964 to raise her family. She is survived by her daughters, Sharon Nolan and her husband, John of Mahopac and...
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Pauline Lutz

November 11, 1926 - July 1, 2018

Pauline Lutz, a longtime resident of Mohegan Lake, NY passed away on Sunday, July 1, 2018 at the age of 91. She was born in Bronxville, NY on November 11, 1926, the daughter of Philip and Anna Schmidt Lutz. Pauline worked for the Westchester Co. Department of Social Services in Peekskill, NY before retiring. She enjoyed watching sports, particularly baseball. She is survived by her nieces...
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Fred Pfaffenbach

September 21, 1925 - June 28, 2018

Fred Pfaffenbach of Mahopac, NY died peacefully at his home on June 28, 2018 at the age of 92. He was born in New York City on September 21, 1925, the son of Fred and Gertrude (Miller) Pfaffenbach. After high school, Fred joined the Army Air Corps and served proudly as an airplane mechanic. On November 8, 1947 he married Theresa Acton and they were blessed with four children. After the war, Fred...
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Jacob "Jake" Alfonso Santoriella

December 7, 2001 - June 26, 2018

In lieu of flowers, please make memorial contributions in Jake's name to https://www.stbaldricks.org/memorial/124 Jacob "Jake" Alfonso Santoriella of Mahopac, NY died on June 26, 2018 at the age of 16 after a fierce 8 year battle with Leukemia. Jake was born on December 7, 2001 in Mt. Kisco, NY, the son of Robert Santoriella and Cristina Rodriguez Santoriella. Jake was a sophomore at...
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Frank E. Demeter

November 23, 1932 - June 25, 2018

Frank E. Demeter, 85, of Mahopac, died peacefully on Monday, June 25, 2018 surrounded by his loving family at Northern Westchester Hospital. Born in Tarrytown, Frank was the son of the late Frank and Elizabeth (Vecsey) Demeter. After graduating from Washington Irving High School in Tarrytown, Frank was drafted into the Korean War. He served in the United States Army until his honorable discharge...
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Loretta Montoro

December 25, 1924 - June 23, 2018

Loretta Montoro of Spring Hill, FL and formerly of Mahopac, NY passed away on June 23, 2018 at the age 93. She was born in the Bronx, the daughter of Anthony and Mary(Mare) Menieri. She was predeceased by her parents, her sisters Anna & Rosemarie, her husband Ralph & her son-in-law Peter. Loretta is survived by her daughter Donna Montoro Knaus and her grandchildren Jason (Ellen) Knaus, Darcel ...
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George J. Castrataro

January 3, 1938 - June 23, 2018

George J. Castrataro of Croton-on-Hudson, NY passed away on June 23, 2018 at the age of 80. He was born in Queens, NY on January 3, 1938, the son of Vincenzo and Evelyn (Fiorito) Castrataro. George is survived by his beloved wife of 54 years, Elise Mary (Brennan) Castrataro, their children, Lynn Ann Castrataro and her husband Jeff Grayzel, James (Jim) Vincent Castrataro and his wife Dana,...
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Anthony S. "Tony" Guarente

September 20, 1944 - June 18, 2018

Anthony S. "Tony" Guarente of Yorktown Heights, NY died on June 18, 2018 at the age of 73. He was born on September 20, 1944 in the Bronx, the son of Anthony and Anna (Mazzella) Guarente. On May 11, 2012, he married Mary Mazzoni in Mahopac, NY. Tony and Mary are retired teachers of the New York City school system. Throughout his life, Tony had a passion for learning, for literature (from...
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Antonio Monaco

November 21, 1936 - June 17, 2018

Antonio Monaco of Carmel, NY passed away on Sunday, June 17, 2018 at the age of 81. He was born in Colledimezzo, Italy on November 21, 1936, the son of Ercole and Luisa (DelPeschio) Monaco. Antonio, along with his wife Maddalena and children Giorgio and Luisa came to the United States on August 3, 1969. He was a bricklayer and mason working for Rosen and Morelli Construction in Manhattan. ...
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Dennis G. Bunyea

January 20, 1947 - June 13, 2018

Dennis G. Bunyea, a lifelong resident of Mahopac, NY passed away on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at the age of 71. He was born in Mahopac on January 20, 1947, the son of Clinton R. and Theresa Murphy Bunyea. Dennis was a mechanic for the Town of Carmel Highway Department, retiring after 28 years of service to the town. Dennis owned stock cars and raced his number 61 car in many of the states...
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William P. O'Dell

March 9, 1954 - June 10, 2018

William P. O'Dell of Mahopac, NY passed away on Sunday, June 10, 2018 at the age of 64. He was born in Mt. Kisco, NY on March 9, 1954, the son of Wallace and Edna O'Dell. Bill was a retired auto body mechanic at Yorktown Auto Body in Yorktown Heights, NY. He loved country music, muscle cars and classic cars and his dog, Buddy. On October 22, 1996 he married Alice Mackenroth who survives at...
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Delia M. Zaborney

July 27, 1931 - June 4, 2018

Delia M. Zaborney of Carmel, NY passed away on Monday, June 4, 2018 at the age of 86. She was born in North Tarrytown, NY on July 27, 1931, the daughter of Aurelio and Julia Marchioni. On August 31, 1957 she married John F. Zaborney at St. Theresa's Church in North Tarrytown, now known as Sleepy Hollow. Along with her husband, Delia moved to Carmel in 1968 from North Tarrytown. Prior to his...
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Joan Palazzola

October 5, 1936 - May 28, 2018

Joan Palazzola of Somers, NY and formerly of Manhattan passed away peacefully on Monday, May 28, 2018 at the age of 81. She was born in Manhattan on October 5, 1936, the daughter of Stephen and Margaret Hanna Palazzola. Joan was a retired clerk at Bellevue Hospital in Manhattan. She enjoyed playing bingo. Joan is survived by her loving daughter Denise Orengo and son-in-law Jose of Mahopac...
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Kathryn D. Lupo

August 31, 1935 - May 27, 2018

Kathryn D. Lupo of Mahopac, NY passed away on Sunday, May 27, 2018 at the age of 82. She was born in New York City on August 31, 1935. Kathryn worked as an administrative assistant at Guideposts in Carmel, NY for many years. Her family was very important to her and she enjoyed spending time with them and making memories. Kathryn is survived by her husband Salvatore and her sons Robert, Jim,...
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Mario Inzano

August 30, 1950 - May 23, 2018

Mario Inzano of Mahopac, NY passed away on May 23, 2018 at the age of 67. He was born in the Bronx on August 30, 1950, the son of Sebastian and Thomasina(Vasconi) Inzano. Mario owned the Hilltop Service Station in Shrub Oak for many years. Mario is survived by his wife Anna, his sons Frank and Sebastian("Sam"), his daughter Laurie Kamvosoulis, his siblings Sebastian, Nancy, and Danny; and...
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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

Walter Joseph Doherty was born September 24, 1936 to Helen (Gierum) & Walter Doherty in Queens, NY. Walter graduated from St. Gabriels School in East Elmhurst then after graduating from Regis High School he went to Manhattan College and majored in Math. Walter started dating Margaret McAnanly in Freshman year of college. They married September 1, 1958 and were happily married for almost 60...
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Louis Conway

June 26, 1991 - May 20, 2018

Louis Conway of Somers, NY passed away in a tragic accident on May 20, 2018 at the age of 26. He was struck by a car while walking in Los Angeles. Louis was born on June 26, 1991, the son of Bill and Lucy Conway. He graduated from Somers High School in 2009 and studied music at California State University at Long Beach where he received a Bachelor of Music degree in 2013. Most recently, he...
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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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