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William A. Weinstein

June 14, 2012

WEINSTEIN, WILLIAM A. 87, of Hartsdale, NY passed away peacefully on June 14. Loving husband of the late Harriet (Kolbert), devoted father of Robyn Cimbol (William) and Emily Davis (Elliot), adored grandfather of Andrew and Michael Davis and Michelle and Lauren Cimbol. The last surviving of the four sons of Lillian and Hyman. Proud alum of DeWitt Clinton HS and CCNY, distinguished veteran of...
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George Crohn, Jr.

June 13, 2012

George Crohn, Jr, lifelong jewelry industry veteran, dedicated father of two sons, son of George Crohn Sr. and Eleanor Wohl of New York City, died June 12th, of a heart attack. His passions in life included boating, swimming, golf, the Boy Scouts of America and the National Foundation for Jewish Genetic Diseases which he founded in 1975. His younger son, Michael, was born with Dysautonomia, a...
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Charles acirc;€œChip” Bingham

June 11, 2012

Charles (Chip) Bingham, 57 of White Plains formerly of Hastings-on-Hudson died June 11, 2012. He was born in Dobbs Ferry to Charles E. and Dorothy Bingham. He lived in Hastings and Dobbs Ferry prior to moving to White Plains 15 years ago. Chip graduated from Hastings High School class of '73. He excelled in sports and played varsity baseball and basketball for four years. He was an All County...
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Joseph Omboni, Jr.

June 3, 2012

Joseph Omboni, Jr. (Joey) 27, a resident of Ossining and Dobbs Ferry died tragically on June 3, 2012. He was born in Yonkers, NY the son of Joseph and Lisa (Parlante) Omboni. Joey graduated from Archbishop Stepinac High School in White Plains and attended Pace University in Pleasantville. He was the owner of Dobbs Ferry Automotive in Dobbs Ferry. Joey was also a Dobbs Ferry Volunteer Firefighter...
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Phyllis D. Paretti

May 30, 2012

Phyllis D. Paretti, 89, a life-long resident of Dobbs Ferry, died peacefully at her home May 30, 2012. Born and raised in Dobbs Ferry, Phyllis was the daughter of the late John and Rachael DeRosa. She graduated from Dobbs Ferry High School in 1941, where she had been active in the dramatic club. Her high school ambition was to go on a road tour, and she did travel extensively with her family. She...
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Rhoda Lustgarten

May 27, 2012

Rhoda Lustgarten of Scarsdale and Tuckahoe, New York, beloved mother, grandmother and sister, died Sunday morning, May 27, 2012. It was her 82nd birthday. Rhoda loved to travel and was known to her family as "the intrepid explorer." She became a travel agent in her 40s, helping friends and neighbors plan their adventures, and visiting places as far flung as New Zealand, Thailand and the Middle...
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Libby Terrington

May 24, 2012

Libby Terrington, 91 of Hartsdale died May 24, 2012. She was born in Waterbury, CT, the daughter of Joseph and Justina Zydiak. Libby was a woman who touched the heart and soul of everyone she met. She was loving and kind and will be greatly missed. Libby married Harold Terrington on Christmas Day 1942. He died in 2004. She was also predeceased by two children; a daughter Andrea in 1971 and a...
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Anthony Joseph Capone, M.D.

May 22, 2012

Anthony Joseph Capone, M.D., 84, an Irvington, NY resident for 40 years, died May 22, 2012. Born the youngest of 5 children and raised in Mt. Vernon, Dr. Capone was the son of the late Dominic and Rose Capone. He served his country in the United States Marine Corps as a Staff Sergeant with qualifications as a Rifle Marksman during WWII and the Korean War and received the WWII Victory Medal, the...
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Charles H. Noe

May 20, 2012

Charles H. Noe, 62, a life long resident of Dobbs Ferry died on May 20, 2012. Born in Dobbs Ferry, Charlie was the son to the late Andrew and Doris Noe. He married Annette Scaperrotta on August 10, 1980 at Our Lady of Pompeii Church, Dobbs Ferry. Charlie was employed thru the Town of Greenburgh as an Assistant Foreman for the Water and Sewer Plant. He is survived by his wife Annette, daughter...
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Michael W. Carey

May 12, 2012

Michael W. Carey, 27 a life long Ardsley resident died May 12, 2012. He is survived by his parents Mary and Michael T. Carey, brother Christopher T. Carey, grandmother Ann Carey, cousins Amber and Matt. Mass of the Resurrection 10AM Wednesday, May 16, 2012 Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, Ardsley, NY. Visiting 2-4 and 7-9PM Tuesday, May 15, 2012 Edwards-Dowdle Funeral Home
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Mary Jane Faber

May 11, 2012

Mary Jane Faber, 84, of Briarcliff Manor died May 11, 2012. She is survived by her husband Jack H. Faber and her daughter Debbie Flock and her husband Charles, 3 grandchildren Abigail, Amanda and Ben. Funeral Services were private.
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Theresa A. Jenkofsky

May 10, 2012

Theresa (Terry) A. Jenkofsky, 70, of Ardsley, died on May 10 at her home. Theresa was born in Yonkers to Stanley and Anna Wrobleski. She married John Jenkofsky on September 7, 1963. She is survived by her husband, her three children Janet (Robert) Foresti, Christine (Jason) Torre and John (Lisa) Jenkofsky, her five grandchildren Kristin, Daniel, James, Michael and Kevin and a brother Stanley...
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Hyman I. Shakin

May 9, 2012

Hyman I. Shakin, 95 of Rye Brook, NY formerly of Dobbs Ferry, NY died on May 8, 2012. He was born in the Bronx the son of Morris and Ethel Shakin. Hyman served in the United States Army in the 9th Infantry. Hyman received two Purple Hearts and carried the first American Flag into Algeria. A member of the Jewish War Veterans, Disabled American Veterans and former member of the Greenburgh Hebrew...
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Lawrence Lee

May 7, 2012

Larry Lee, beloved husband of the late Carol, father of Melissa and Alison, grandfather of two grandchildren on the way, brother of Eugene, Ronald, and the late Calvin, died May 7, 2012 at Presbyterian Hospital in New York City. Larry was born in Staten Island, NY on February 23, 1945 to Jane and Henry Lee. Together with Carol, his high school sweetheart, he settled in Hastings-on-Hudson. Larry's...
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Jeanne Kirculdy Wood Reid

May 7, 2012

Jeanne Kircauldy Wood Reid, 83, of Ardsley died on May 7, 2012. Jeanne was born in North Tarrytown to John and Robina Wood. She married Alexander Reid on August 20, 1948 in North Tarrytown. She was a reference librarian at the Warner Library, Tarrytown, Yonkers Library System, Mercy College Library, Dobbs Ferry and the Ardsley School District library; she retired at the age of 80. She is...
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Joseph M. Luchini

May 6, 2012

Joseph "Skip" Luchini, 90, of Hartsdale passed away on May 6, 2012. Skip was born in Seminole, PA. He served in the US Navy from 1942-1945. He was a foreman with Iron Workers Local 455. Skip worked on many building projects in the greater metropolitan area. He enjoyed playing golf and woodworking. Skip's grandson Jordan Luchini survives. He is predeceased by his wife Madeline. Mass of the...
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Rita E. Mondelli

May 4, 2012

Rita E. Mondelli, 84, a resident of Irvington, NY for 60 years, died May 4, 2012. She was born in Brooklyn, NY the daughter of Salvatore and Helena Cantalupi. She was raised in Carlisle, PA. Rita married James W. Mondelli on February 23, 1952. Rita was an accountant for General Foods in White Plains for 30 years. She was an active member of the Irvington Seniors. Her family was very important to...
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May Zodda

May 3, 2012

May Zodda, 86, of Irvington died on May 3, 2012. May is survived by her beloved husband Robert and loving son Joseph. Mass of the Resurrection Monday, May 7, 9:30AM Church of the Sacred Heart, Dobbs Ferry. Visiting Sunday 4-9PM Edwards-Dowdle Funeral Home.
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Ruth B. Melito

April 30, 2012

Ruth B. Melito 88, of Irvington, died April 30, 2012. Born in White Plains, she was the daughter of Lawrence and Agnes Farley. Ruth worked for the City of White Plains, the Kenton Corp., and St. Agnes Hospital. She enjoyed traveling, gardening, and dancing. Ruth was a member of the Immaculate Conception Rosary and Altar Society, VFW Auxiliary, Irvington Seniors, St. Pius Widows and Widowers Club...
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Mary Ann DiChiara

April 27, 2012

Mary Ann DiChiara, 91, of Irvington died peacefully on April 27, 2012. Mary Ann was born in Hastings-on-Hudson to Peter and Sadie DiChiara. She worked for more than 50 years as an Executive Secretary at Texaco Corp. in New York City. Mary Ann was a member of the Irvington Seniors. She played golf and loved to travel. Mary Ann is survived by her brothers George (Genevieve) and Peter (Marjory),...
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Amelia Theresa Costando

April 26, 2012

Amelia Theresa Costando, 89 of Dobbs Ferry died April 26, 2012. She was born in Mt. Kisco, raised and educated in the Bronx. Most her life she lived in Dobbs Ferry. Amelia loved and participated in all outdoor sports as a youth. She enjoyed Ceramics and crafted many beautiful items. Amelia was outspoken and always current on world and local events. She was a member of the American Legion...
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Salvatore D. Marziale

April 26, 2012

Salvatore D. Marziale, 77, life-long resident of Dobbs Ferry died April 26, 2012. Born and raised in Dobbs Ferry Salvatore was the son of Salvatore and Tina. He attended Gettysburg College, served in the US ARMY from 1956-1958 and was a Vice President of Bankers Trust in New York City for 30 years. Sal married his love, Emily Fernandez, on November 17, 1962 at The Church of St. Matthew in...
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Dustin Tyler Georgiana

April 19, 2012

Dustin Tyler Georgiana of Carmel, NY was born on May 24, 1983 and passed away on April 19, 2012. He is the greatly beloved son of Anthony & Mary Georgiana. Please join his family in a service to celebrate his life on Saturday, April 28 at 5:00 pm at Calvary Chapel of Westchester, 50 South Buckhout St., Irvington, NY 10533. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Calvary Chapel of Westchester.
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James K. Christian

April 19, 2012

James K. Christian, 51, of Dobbs Ferry, formerly of the Bronx, passed on Thursday, April 19, 2012. James was loved by many for his caring, kind and compassionate personality. He was a long-time employee at the American Yacht Club at Milton Point, Rye, New York. James always had a smile and a fantastic sense of humor which he shared with everyone he met. James leaves behind his beloved daughter...
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Edna M. Wheeler

April 15, 2012

Edna M. Wheeler 87, died April 15, 2012. She was born in Goshen, NY the daughter of the late Charles and Mary Wheeler. Edna was raised in Dobbs Ferry and attended Ardsley Schools. She worked at Citibank for 38 years in New York City. Edna was an avid reader and enjoyed playing tennis, gardening, traveling and walking in the woods. She had a great love of nature and animals. Edna adored her 4 cats...
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Virginia P. Odierno

April 14, 2012

Virginia P. "Dap" Odierno, 88, of Dobbs Ferry died April 14, 2012. Born in the Bronx, she was the daughter of the late Norbert and Angelina Ignelzi. Virginia was one of nine children and attended Bronx schools. Virginia married Michael Odierno on November 27, 1948 and would have celebrated their 64th wedding anniversary this year. She worked as a seamstress in New York City before getting married...
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Rose Marroto Boggess

April 13, 2012

Rose Marroto Boggess, 97 of Florida, formerly of Hastings-on-Hudson, died April 13, 2012. Born in Yonkers, she was the daughter of the late Sabbato and Nabbile Marroto. Rose was predeceased by two husbands Charles Medovich and James Boggess. She is survived by her sons Charles (Sheron) and Edward Medovich, three grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild and sisters Anna,...
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Robert G. Bentley

April 8, 2012

Robert G. Bentley 75, a long time resident of White Plains, N.Y. died April 8, 2012. He was born in Boston, MA. and served in the United States Navy from 1956 to 1960. Robert married Carolee Bates at The Village Lutheran Church, Bronxville, N.Y. in 1968. Robert was the Facilities Manager for IBM in White Plains for 18 years. He was an avid fisherman and enjoyed fishing on the Long Island Sound....
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Mary A. Regan

April 7, 2012

Mary A. Regan, age 88, a long time Dobbs Ferry resident died April 7th, 2012. She was born on January 7, 1924 to John and Catherine De Courcy in Washington Heights, NY. She married John P. Regan, Sr. on September 6, 1947. John predeceased Mary on May 30, 2005. Mary worked in the Springhurst Elementary School Library until retirement. She was an active parishioner of Sacred Heart Church for over...
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Timothy J. Lacy

April 3, 2012

Timothy J. Lacy, 77, of Hastings-on-Hudson died April 3, 2012. Born in the Bronx to Patrick and Julia Lacy, Mr. Lacy has lived in Hastings since 1961. He was a Special Security Agent with the New York Telephone Co. from 1954 to 1992. Mr. Lacy enjoyed boating and golf. He was an officer in the Tower Ridge Yacht Club and was a crossword aficionado. Surviving are his children Beth Ann Lacy ...
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Walter Bradshaw Murray, Ph.D.

April 2, 2012

Dr. Walter Bradshaw Murray, PhD, 85, a resident of Ardsley since 1955 died April 2, 2012. He was an active parishioner and Lector at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church. Walter served in the U.S. Navy during WWII. For over 40 years Walter was the Director of Plant and Real Estate at New York University in New York. He enjoyed golf and was an avid reader. He cherished the time he spent with his...
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Joseph Beck

March 30, 2012

Joseph Beck, 71 of Sleepy Hollow, formerly of Dobbs Ferry died March 30, 2012. He was born in Tarrytown, NY the son of Joseph and Rose Marucci. Joseph served in the United States Army from 1958 to 1960. Joseph was a photographer, and owned a Wedding Studio in Dobbs Ferry. He enjoyed bowling, golf, playing cards and trips to Atlantic City. He will be remembered for his great sense of humor and...
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George W. Kiernan

March 28, 2012

George W. Kiernan, 89, a life long Hastings-on-Hudson resident died peacefully on March 28, 2012. He was born in Hastings to George W. and Ethel Kiernan. George served in the US Army in WW II from 1943 to 1946. He was a First Sergeant in the Technical Service Unit. After the war he returned to Hastings. He joined the Protection Engine Company of the Hastings-on-Hudson Fire Department. George...
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John J. Shannon

March 24, 2012

John J. Shannon, 52 of Ballston Spa, formerly of Dobbs Ferry passed away on March 24, 2012 surrounded by his loving family after a long battle with cancer. John is survived by his wife, Alison Majkowski-Shannon, his children; Shawn, John Jr, Courtney, Roxanne and his 3 granddaughters; Ameia, Hailey & Arieanna. Also survived by his loving mother, Mary Ellen Shannon, loving brother Frank and...
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Catherine Dosin

March 23, 2012

Catherine Dosin, 88, a life long Hastings-on-Hudson resident died March 23, 2012. She was born in Hastings to William and Josephine Bloomer. Catherine married Anthony Dosin in Holy Trinity Russian Orthodox Church in Yonkers in 1941. Mr. Dosin died in 1985. Catherine was a member of the Hastings Busy Bees and a member of the Zion Episcopal Church in Dobbs Ferry. In the Church, she was one of...
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Robert E. Coulehan

March 16, 2012

Robert (Bob) E. Coulehan Jr., 87, a longtime resident of Dobbs Ferry, died March 16, 2012. Bob was born March 18, 1924, in Rawlins, Wyoming to Robert E. and Charlotte O. Van Cleve Coulehan. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in physics and mathematics from the University of Wyoming in 1948 and a Master of Science degree in Physics from Fordham University in 1961. During World War II he...
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Monica Dwyer

March 14, 2012

Joan "Monica" Dwyer (nee Cronin) of Dobbs Ferry, New York died peacefully on the evening of March 14, 2012 at the age of 82. Monica's final days were spent in the care and comfort of her cherished friends and loving family. She joins her husband, Mike, (deceased 1997), and son, Patrick, (deceased 1999), in heaven. Monica was born on November 28th, 1929 in Killarney, County Kerry, Ireland. She...
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Edith A. Gredd

March 14, 2012

Edith Gredd Edith A. Gredd of Hastings died Wednesday, March 14, at age 95. The daughter of the late John Schlack and Mary Martinaitis, Edith was born and raised in Schuykill County, Pennsylvania. She was valedictorian of her high school class, and ran her family's business during the war. In 1944, Edith married Joseph A. Gredd, and together they had three daughters – Mary (who died at...
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Andree Kelly Delphin

March 14, 2012

Andree Kelly Delphin, 91 a long time Jamaica, Queens resident died on March 14, 2012. Mrs. Delphin was a nurse and worked in Haiti for many years. She is the daughter of the late Alfred and Agnes Kelly. She is survived by her son Yves Delphin and her daughters Marie Etienne, Yolene Kenol and Carole Lopez. Funeral service Tuesday 3:00 PM South Church, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry, NY. Visiting...
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Vitale Abate

March 14, 2012

Vitale Abate, 73, died March 14, 2012. He was born in Calitri, Italy to Vincenzo and Filomena Abate. He came to the United States in 1962. He settled in Dobbs Ferry where he lived until 2005 when he moved to Irvington. Vitale was a talented cabinet maker and was a member of Carpenters Union Local 279. He had a great devotion to his daughters and granddaughters and will be greatly missed. He is...
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Donald Casadone

March 11, 2012

Donald Casadone, 69 of Irvington died March 11, 2012. Former Superintendent for the Irvington Department of Public Works. Mass of the Resurrection Tuesday (today) 10:00 am Church of the Immaculate Conception, Irvington. Visiting from 8:30 am Edwards-Dowdle Funeral Home.
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Elva J. Taylor

March 6, 2012

Elva J. Taylor , 91, a life long resident of Hastings-on-Hudson, NY died March 6, 2012. The daughter of the late John and Ellen Madden. Elva was a member of the Busy Bees and volunteered at the Hastings Library. She was predeceased by her husband, John M. Taylor in 1992. She is survived by her daughters Jayne (Richard) DeGasperi and Jeanne (David) Taylor Clamp. Mass of the Resurrection 10AM...
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Frank John LoPinto

March 5, 2012

Frank John LoPinto, 89, a long time Dobbs Ferry resident died March 5, 2012. He was raised in Brooklyn and prior to moving to Dobbs Ferry in 1960 he resided in Yonkers. Frank graduated from New Utrecht High School and studied photography in college He was a veteran of the US Army Infantry during WWII and became disabled during the war. He was a recipient of the Purple Heart Frank worked at the...
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Robert A. Esposito

March 2, 2012

Robert A. Esposito, 63 of Ardsley died March 2, 2012. He was born in New York to Anthony and Elvira Esposito. Robert owned and operated R.J. Citrus in Queens. He served in the US Army in Vietnam. On October 20, 1984, Robert married Debra Maio in the Bronx. Together they've lived in Ardsley for 14 years. Prior to Ardsley, they lived in Yonkers. Robert was a great family man who devoted his...
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Lena Arbore-Tenebruso

February 24, 2012

Lena Arbore-Tenebruso, 88, of West Palm Beach, Florida passed on Friday, February 24, 2012. She is survived by her loving children and their spouses, MaryAnn Pace and Thomas O'Rourke of Commack, NY; Anthony and Bonni Arbore of Ardsley, NY; and Cecelia and Marco Knoop of Delray Beach FL and was predeceased by her son, Frank J. Arbore. She is survived by six grandchildren and two great-grandsons. ...
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James T. Cecere

February 24, 2012

James T. Cecere, 74, a lifelong resident of Irvington passed on February 24, 2012. Born in White Plains, he was the son of the late Thomas and Anna Cecere. On January 16, 1956, James married his love, Marie Carol and started a family. He owned and operated Irvington Ceramic Tile in Irvington, NY for many years. James was always a craftsman at heart, and liked to maintain and fix the family...
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Frank N. Panza

July 24, 1929 - February 23, 2012

Frank Panza, 82, of Delray Beach, FL died peacefully on February 23, 2012 at Delray Beach Hospital surrounded by his beloved family. He was born July 24, 1929 in Yonkers NY to the late Nichola and Rosaria (Buccieri) Panza. Frank was a decorated Mt. Vernon, NY Detective who served from 1958 to 1985. He loved to golf and enjoyed his grandchildren. Frank is survived by his loving companion of 31...
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John J. Lombardo

February 22, 2012

Lombardo, John J., 93 of Ardsley, died February 22, 2012. He was born in Brooklyn, the son of Paul and Rosa Lombardo. John was a proud veteran of the United States Army. He served in WW II from 1941 to 1945. On December 9, 1945 John married Rose Fazzolare in Brooklyn. They moved to Ardsley 54 years ago. He was a member of the Ardsley American Legion Post 458, The James Daly Post 200 VFW in...
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Helene J. Belarge Szevin

February 21, 2012

Helene J. Belarge Szevin, 78 of Ardsley died February 21, 2012. Helene lived in Ardsley for 48 years and prior to that she resided in Dobbs Ferry. She was a waitress at the Village Tavern in Ardsley for many years. Helene enjoyed spending time at Empire City Casino in Yonkers. She is survived by her two sons Stephen Bingenheimer and his wife Effie Agnos and Jeffrey Bingenheimer, grandchildren...
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Lorraine McHenry

February 13, 2012

Lorraine McHenry, 81, of Tarrytown passed away on February 13, 2012. She was the daughter of the late William and Johanna McHenry. Lorraine grew up in Dobbs Ferry and attended Ardsley schools. She worked for several businesses in Westchester County. Lorraine is survived by her brother George E. McHenry, 3 nieces and 2 nephews. Funeral Service Wednesday 10:30am Edwards-Dowdle Funeral Home....
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Eleanor Cecelia Melnicke

February 12, 2012

Eleanor Cecelia Melnicke, 88, passed on February 12, 2012. She was the beloved daughter of the late Felix and Helen Melnicke. Eleanor was a loving sister to Carolyn Marie and her husband Joseph A. Gugliandolo, a cherished aunt to Jennifer L. Muir, Maureen R. Leuenberger, Douglas G. Melnicke and Patricia A. Jester, an adoring great aunt to Erin and David Muir, Emily and Ryan Leuenberger, Elizabeth...
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Ellin Smith

February 9, 2012

Ellin T. Smith, 83 a long time Irvington resident died February 9, 2012. She was born in Dobbs Ferry to William and Margaret Mary Condon. Ellin worked at Murphy Insurance in Irvington for over 30 years. She was a Communicant and Choir member at Immaculate Conception Church and a member of the Sodality at Sacred Heart Church. Ellin enjoyed spending time at the Jersey Shore. She is survived by her...
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Arcangela Idi

February 7, 2012

Arcangela Idi, 70 of Ardsley died a peaceful death on February 7, 2012 surrounded by her family. She was born in the Bronx and has lived in Ardsley for many years. Arcangela is survived by her husband Michele, sons: Michael (Jamie), Justin (Corinne), grandchildren Kaylee and Logan. Also surviving are her brothers; Jerry (Elba), Ralph (Jacki), Angelo (Pauline [predeceased] and Michael Fasano,...
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Eugene Leo McDonald

February 6, 2012

Eugene Leo McDonald, 83, long-time Dobbs Ferry resident, died on February 6, 2012. He was born in St. Paul, MN to Bernard and Josephine McDonald. Eugene served in the US Air Force during the time of the Korean Conflict. He married Shirley Barnd on September 10, 1955 in St. Paul, MN. She predeceased him in 1988. They moved to Dobbs Ferry in 1962 and raised their family. Eugene worked as an account...
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Edith Turco

February 4, 2012

Edith Turco, 89, of Dobbs Ferry died Feb. 4, 2012 after a brief illness. Born in Elmsford, Mrs. Turco has lived in Dobbs Ferry since 1943 when she married Peter Turco. Together they owned and operated Turco's Bakery on Main Street in Dobbs Ferry until 1965. She later became a volunteer at St. Cabrini Nursing Home. Mrs. Turco was a parishioner of Our Lady of Pompeii Church. Surviving are her...
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Thomas J. Monteforte

February 2, 2012

Thomas J. Monteforte 77, of Dobbs Ferry, died February 2, 2012. He was born in the Bronx and had lived in Dobbs Ferry for 43 years. He served in the US Navy from 1952-1956 aboard the USS Salem. On September 29, 1962 he married Ann Haggerty in Eastchester, Ann died in 1994. He worked in sales for AT&T in Westchester County prior to his retirement. Surviving are his daughter Jean (Nicholas)...
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Maria Luisa Pablo

February 2, 2012

Maria (Meri) Pablo, 85 of Hartsdale, NY died on February 2, 2012. She was born in Banes, Oriente, Cuba, daughter of Pedro and Caridad Pablo. Maria came alone to the US in 1957. She came for a better life and more opportunities, showing how completely self-reliant and courageous she was. She was a beautician before working for the United States Postal Service. Maria enjoyed sewing and going to...
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Ida C. Moschera

January 25, 2012

Ida C. Moschera, a long time resident of the Bronx died January 25, 2012. She is survived by her son John (Sarala), granddaughters Misha (Steve) Conaway and Kavita (Chris) Colon. Mass of the Resurrection Saturday 10:00 am Church of St. matthew, R.C., 616 Warburton Avenue, Hastings-on-Hudson, NY.
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Eileen Basha

January 24, 2012

Eileen Basha, 80 of Dobbs Ferry, NY died on January 24, 2012. The daughter of Thornton and Mary Burlock. She worked at I.B.M. as a Systems Analyst. She is survived by her husband Louis, sons Edward and Louis III , daughter Barbara Bohl, sister Barbara Imperato. Services where private.
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Murray H. Reiser

January 21, 2012

Murray H. Reiser, 85, a long time Hastings-on-Hudson resident died January 21, 2012. Murray served in the US Navy during WW II. On May 5, 1951 he married Florence Libidinsky in New York City. Together they lived in the Bronx and Yonkers before settling in Hastings. He was a manufacturer's representative in the home furnishings business and later the owner of Reiser Associates in New York City...
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Joan M. Cronell

January 19, 2012

Joan Cronell, 67, of Yonkers passed away on January 19, 2012. She was born in Yonkers to the late William A. and Lena Cronell. Joan attended Our Lady of Victory Academy in Dobbs Ferry and Traphagen School of Design in New York City. She was employed at St. John's Riverside Hospital for 41 years. Joan loved to knit and crochet and had a passion for helping others. She crocheted lap blankets...
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John W. Sanders, Jr.

January 19, 2012

John W. Sanders, Jr., 76, of Irvington died January 19, 2012. He was the son of John, Sr. and Helen (Putvah) Sanders. At the age of 17 John enlisted in the U.S. Air Force. He became a Technical Sergeant and was stationed at Reese Air Force Base, Texas. John retired from the Air Force after 20 years of service. Upon his retirement John worked for MetLife Insurance Company in the Sales...
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Joan Zimetbaum

January 19, 2012

Zimetbaum, Joan, died on January 19, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Dr. Marcel Zimetbaum. Loving mother of Jane (Eric) Wachs and Peter Zimetbaum. Devoted grandmother to Madeline, Miriam, Michael, Benjamin and Molly. Funeral Sunday, 10:00 a.m. Edwards-Dowdle Funeral Home, 64 Ashford Avenue, Dobbs Ferry, New York. Memorials to MDS-foundation.org.
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Anna Ryan

January 16, 2012

Anna Ryan 101, a long time Hastings-on-Hudson resident died January 16, 2012. She was born in Co. Cavan, Ireland to John and Rose McEnroe. Anna worked in the cafeteria for the Hastings School District. She was predeceased by her husband Richard P. Ryan in 1984 and her daughter, Helen Morrissey in 2011. Anna was a parishioner of the Church of St. Matthew, R.C. and a long time member of the Rosary...
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Susan Warner

January 13, 2012

Susan Warner, 56, of New Rochelle, NY, died January 13, 2012. She was born in Newburgh, NY, to Michael and Florence Marotta. Susan was a Social Worker for many years in Westchester and New Jersey. She is survived by her son Andrew, mother Florence and sister Michelle Marotta. Memorials to Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Attn: Donor Services, PO Box 650309, Dallas, TX, 75265-0309 or to Sinai Free...
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John Priester

January 13, 2012

John Priester, 87, of Dobbs Ferry died January 13, 2012. Born in North Dakota, he came to Dobbs Ferry in 1944 after serving in the US Navy. During World War II, John served on a mind sweeper in the Mediterranean and participated in the invasion in Southern Normandy. In 1947 John married Fanny Lucente in Our Lady of Pompeii Church. He was the Assistant Superintendent of Fairview Country Club in...
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Albert J. Marry

January 13, 2012

Albert J.Marry, 77 of Ardsley, formerly of the Bronx and Yonkers. Albert was a foreman at Bowne & Co Printing in New York for many years. He served in the US Army from 1957 to 1961. On December 21, 1957 Albert married Elizabeth Wier in St. Elizabeth's Church in NY. He is survived by his loving wife and is the loving father of Jeanne (Daniel) Raleigh, Eileen (Kevin) Coffey, Thomas (Lisa) Marry ...
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Ruth Murray

January 9, 2012

Ruth V. Murray, 84 of Ardsley died January 9, 2012. Mrs. Murray worked as a teachers' aide at the Concord Road School in Ardsley for many years. She enjoyed gardening and baking. She was an active parishioner of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church. Ruth and her husband Walter have lived in Ardsley since 1955. Survivors include her husband of 62 years Walter Bradshaw Murray, her children Kathy...
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Rita Lynn Garofolo

January 6, 2012

Rita Lynn Garofolo, 66, of Dobbs Ferry passed on January 6, 2012. Born in Yonkers, she was the daughter of Edward and Margaret Letscher. Rita was a devoted wife, mother, aunt and sister. She was greatly loved and will be sorely missed. Rita is survived by her husband Joseph, 2 sons Craig (Jennifer) and Darren (Regina), 3 grandchildren Ryan, Gianna and Alexia, 4 siblings Edward, William and...
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Mary Gargiulo

December 25, 2011

Mary Gargiulo, 82, of Dobbs Ferry died December 25, 2011. She was born in Yonkers the daughter of Joseph and Helen Petnuch. On May 29, 1948, Mary married Arnold Gargiulo in Yonkers. Together they raised their family in Dobbs Ferry. Mary worked with her husband in their family owned business, Arnolds Fuel Serice in Dobbs Ferry. She was a former member of Holy Trinity Russian Orthodox Church in...
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Mary D. McCabe

December 24, 2011

Mary D. McCabe, 85, a life long Hastings-on-Hudson resident died December 24, 2011. Mary was born in Hastings to John and Delia Deegan. On June 1, 1957 Mary married John McCabe. Mr. McCabe died in 2003. Mary enjoyed raising and showing Shetland Sheep Dogs. She also enjoyed traveling and gardening. Mary was a life long communicant and was devoted to St. Matthew's R.C. Church. Mary is survived...
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Lillian Tytlar Finnerty

December 21, 2011

Lillian Tytlar Finnerty, 92, a life-long resident of Yonkers, passed away on December 21, 2011. She was born in Norwich, CT to the late Otis and Ethel East. Lillian later moved to Yonkers and married. She loved music and had a great passion for singing. Lillian is survived by her two sons, Ronald (Lucille) Tytlar and Emil (Paula) Tytlar, 5 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren and 2 great-great...
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Anna Puzio

December 19, 2011

Anna Puzio, a resident of Andrus-on-Hudson, died Dec. 19, 2011. She was born in Bayonne, New Jersey and as a young girl moved to the Ukraine with her family. She returned to the U.S. in 1939 settling in Yonkers. On Oct. 4, 1942 she married Casimir "Sam" Puzio. In 1963 they moved to Hastings where they raised their family. Mr. Puzio died in 1971. Anna was a long-time parishioner of St. Michael...
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Stefania Rusinko

December 18, 2011

Stefania Rusinko, 93 of Dobbs Ferry, NY died December 18, 2011. She was born in Poland the daughter of Gabriel and Catherine Smerechniak. She came to the United States when she was 18 years old. Not knowing any English when she arrived from Poland, she took various jobs as a housekeeper, worked at Schrafts Restaurant in New York City, and then later at Eastern Aircraft, a factory that made...
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William Tackett

December 17, 2011

William (Bill) Tackett, 85, a former long-time resident of Dobbs Ferry passed away on Saturday December 17, 2011 after a long illness. Bill was born in Dallas, Texas on October 13, 1926. He served in the Public Relations Office of the Army Air Forces (European Theater) in Germany as part of the occupation forces at the end of World War II. Upon his return to the States, he completed his BA in...
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James Lundy

December 14, 2011

James W. Lundy, a life long resident of Irvington, NY, died on December 14, 2011 at the age of 84. He was born in Tarrytown, NY to Joseph and Elsie Lundy. He married Margaret Kramer on June 26, 1965 at the Irvington Presbyterian Church in Irvington. James was a Mason for 55 years and was Past Master and Scout Master. He is survived by his beloved wife Margaret, son Jim (Laura) Lundy,...
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David Treacy

December 12, 2011

David Treacy, 67 died December 12, 2011 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was raised in Yonkers and a resident of Dobbs Ferry for six years and a resident of Hastings-on-Hudson for 32 years. He married Lenore Faillace on April 8, 1967 at St. Peter's Church in Yonkers. David worked at Bayer Diagnostics in Tarrytown, NY before his retirement in 2004. He enjoyed coaching basketball,...
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Thomas M. Antetomaso

December 11, 2011

Mr. Thomas Antetomaso passed away at home surrounded by his family on December 11, 2011. Born in 1921, he was 90 years old. Thomas served his country proudly during World War II in the US Army. He was a member of American Legion Post 1163 of Yonkers. Thomas worked for many years in the burglar alarm industry and was a member of Local 3. His greatest achievement was that of becoming a master...
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Robert E. De Feo

December 8, 2011

Robert E. DeFeo passed peacefully in his sleep on December 8, 2011. He was born in New York City to Frank and Jelsomina DeFeo. Robert attended Mount Saint Michael's High School and Iona College. He thoroughly enjoyed traveling and entertaining his family and friends. Robert loved his job as an elementary school teacher and prided himself for working in the school system for over 40 years. He was...
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Frances Quinlan

December 7, 2011

Frances M. Quinlan passed quietly in her sleep December 7, 2011. Loving wife of the late Richard J. Quinlan, sister of the late Eugene J. and John O'Brien, loved by her sister in law of many years Barbara O'Brien, adored Aunt of many nieces, nephews and grand nieces and nephews. 47 year member of Sacred Heart Church and retired from American Can Company in Greenwich Ct. Frances had an...
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Thomas J. Higgins

December 3, 2011

Thomas J. Higgins, 87 of Dobbs Ferry, formerly of Yonkers and the Bronx died peacefully on December 3, 2011. Thomas was born in the Bronx to James and Mary Higgins. He was a magazine editor in Greenwich for many years. He then moved to California and worked for the Los Angeles City School district. He moved back to New York and settled in Yonkers before moving to Dobbs Ferry. Thomas served...
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Robert J. Fouvy

December 1, 2011

Robert John Fouvy (October 6, 1959 – December 1, 2011) Robert John Fouvy, who was raised in Yonkers, NY, died December 1 after a protracted illness. He was one of two children born to Walter and Dorothea Fouvy, who predeceased him. He is survived by his daughter Heather and her husband Joseph Marotta and grandson Alexander Joseph of New Windsor, NY, and his son Mark Fouvy and...
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Ernestine M. Blasberg

November 27, 2011

Ernestine "Ernie" M. Blasberg, formally of Hastings-on-Hudson, 86, died after a long illness on Sunday, November 27, 2011 surrounded by her family. She was born July 12, 1925 to the late Mr. and Mrs. Julius Linehart. Ernie is survived by her husband of 60 years, Bill Blasberg of Cary, NC; son, Phil and wife, Michelle of San Diego, CA, daughter, Julie Elizabeth of Clearwater, FL; 5 grandchildren,...
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Marcella Stratta

November 25, 2011

Marcella Stratta, 95 died on November 25, 2011. She was born in Italy the daughter of Giovanni and Maria Lesca. She is survived by her daughter Dana Maria Isola and son John Stratta. Her husband Domenico predeceased her in 1988. Mass of the Resurrection 9:30AM Wednesday Church of the Immaculate Conception, Irvington, NY Visiting 2-4 and 6-8PM Tuesday Edwards-Dowdle Funeral Home.
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Chris M. Paparella, Sr.

November 21, 2011

Chris M. Paparella Sr, long time resident of Hastings died on November 20, 2011. Chris was born on December 21, 1932 to the late Nicola and Catherine (Ricciardi) Paparella in White Plains NY. Beloved husband of Rose (Ferrara) Paparella. They were married in 1959 and were fortunate to have celebrated more than 50 years of marriage. Chris was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. Chris is survived by, two...
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Maurice J. Heiss

November 19, 2011

Maurice J. Heiss a lifelong Hastings-on-Hudson resident entered into eternal peace on November 19, 2011. Born on April 18, 1927 to the late Mae and John Heiss, he was the forth of five siblings. On November 4, 1945 he married the love of his life Anne T. Doran, who predeceased him after fifty-two years of marriage. The couple had four children. He was a U.S. Veteran having served in World War II....
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Maureen Grosso

November 16, 2011

Maureen Grosso, 65 of Dobbs Ferry died November 16, 2011. Born and raised in the Bronx, Maureen was the daughter of John and Margaret. She attended Walton High School and Thorpe Secretarial High School in New York City. Maureen met her future husband, Bob while working at Blue Cross and Blue Shield. They where married on Jan 26, 1967. Maureen was a loving and dependable woman. She was very active...
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Catherine McAndrews

November 9, 2011

Catherine "Kay" McAndrews, a long time Hastings-on-Hudson resident died November 9, 2011. Born in the Bronx, Kay has lived in Hastings for the past 55 years. She was predeceased by her husband William and son Stephen. Kay was a member of the Hastings Busy Bees, the Altar Rosary Society of St. Matthew's Church, where she was a faithful parishioner, and an avid golfer and former member of Ardsley...
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Paul A. Smith

November 5, 2011

Paul A. Smith, 78, of Dobbs Ferry died November 5, 2011. Born in Cornwall, NY, Paul has lived in Dobbs Ferry since his late teenage years. As a young man he endured many family hardships and persevered as a young man who served in the US Air Force and went on to have a full career in sales with S.C. Johnson and Son. On February 2, 1957 he married the love of his life Marianna Vano in Our Lady...
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Anthony J. Gamerota

November 3, 2011

Anthony J. Gamerota, 92 of Dobbs Ferry died November 3, 2011. Mr. Gamerota was born in Dobbs Ferry to Pasquale and Maria Gamerota. Anthony served in the US ARMY during World War II. He served in the Pacific Theater. After his return from the service he married Helen Arena in Mt. Vernon in 1946. Anthony was the District Manager for Shopwell Foods in the Bronx for many years. Surviving...
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Ruth Spette

November 2, 2011

Ruth Spette 99, of Irvington, NY, died November 2, 2011. She was a resident of the New York State Veteran's Nursing Home in Montrose. Ruth was born in Ridgefield, CT. to Roy and Lulu Chamberlain and was married in West Haven, CT. She was predeceased by her husband, Carol in 1963 and also her brother Roy, and her sisters Carol, Jean and Adele. Ruth continued as the resident manager of New York...
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Margaret Pearce Armstrong

October 31, 2011

Margaret was the daughter of Margaret P. Armstrong and Joseph B. Armstrong of Yonkers, N.Y. Margaret graduated from Scarsdale High School, N.Y. and worked for the Bowery Savings Bank in Manhattan as a Secretary. In her retirement it was her joy to volunteer for Yonkers General Hospital and later for St Joseph's Hospital of Yonkers. She was a devoted member of St. Paul's Church of Yonkers where...
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June Beverly Riss

October 31, 2011

June Beverly Riss, gifted musician, committed gardener, avid reader and loving wife, loving mother and grandmother, died peacefully in her sleep on Monday at the home of her son, Paul H. Riss, in White Plains, N.Y. Mrs. Riss was born on May 30, 1927, the fourth child of Herman and Emily (Arndt) Flechtner of Meriden, Ct. She had an older brother, Rev. Robert Flechtner, and two older sisters,...
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Dorothy E. Stone

October 31, 2011

Dorothy Eleanor Stone, of Briarcliff Manor and a former resident of Irvington, NY ended her earthly journey on October 31, 2011. Born and raised in Queens, New York as the daughter of Herbert and Eleanor Harper, she attended Adelphi University and was a registered nurse before becoming a homemaker and devoted mother. She was also a regular parishioner at St. Barnabas Church and a loving...
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Karen Lowens

October 29, 2011

Hastings resident Karen Lowens passed away on Saturday, October 29 after a long illness. Born on March 22, 1937 to Ida and Milton Lowens in the Bronx, New York, she graduated from Alfred University and Hunter College. She was a beloved and respected teacher at Grace H. Dodge Vocational High School, and in retirement tutored students at Mercy College. Karen was predeceased by sister Nancy Hope,...
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Margaret Brackett R.S.M.

October 28, 2011

Sister Margaret Brackett, R.S.M. (formerly Sister Mary Daniel), a member of the Sisters of Mercy, died in Watchung, NJ. on October 28, 2011. Sister was predeceased by her parents Mary and James and her brother Daniel. She was a dedicated teacher and principal in the Archdiocese of New York and also served for a number of years as Director of Vocations. Sister Margaret was a well known Spiritual...
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Constance Ann Christie RSM

October 25, 2011

Sister Constance Ann Christie, RSM (formerly Sister Mary Andrew) of the Sisters of Mercy died at White Plains Hospital on Tuesday, October 25, 2011. Born to the late Thomas and Anna, Sister is survived by several nieces, a nephew and their families. Sister Connie was a dedicated educator and for over 35 years was Principal at several schools in the Archdiocese of New York. Twenty-six of those...
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Joan M. Cullen

January 27, 1935 - October 20, 2011

Joan M. Cullen, 76, of Dobbs Ferry died Oct. 20, 2011. Born in White Plains, Joan has lived in Dobbs Ferry since 1960 when she married Francis Cullen. Mr. Cullen died in 1986. Joan worked for County Trust Bank in White Plains and later was the assistant librarian at Dobbs Ferry High School. She was active in organizations such as the Dobbs Ferry Football; Touchdown Club and Sacred Heart Church...
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Joseph Paone

October 15, 2011

Paone, Joseph, 90, formerly of Bronx, N.Y., Passed away on October 15, 2011. He served in the Italian Army in WW II. He immigrated to New York and founded "Dominick's Restaurant" on Arthur Avenue. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Antonia; son Anthony (Dina) Paone; daughters Angela (Charlie) DiPaolo and Annemarie (Lawrence) DelPrincipe; and 6 Grandchildren. Mass of the Resurrection...
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Nick Salvi

February 28, 1938 - October 14, 2011

Nick Salvi, 73, of White Plains, died October 14, 2011. He was born in Cardinale, Italy to Nicola and Giovanna Salvi. Nick was a builder and worked in the Hastings and Dobbs Ferry area, as well as Westchester for over 45 years. Nick was a kind, loving, generous and honorable man who always put others before himself. He was first and foremost a devoted family man who had a great devotion to his...
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