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Daniel J. Newman, Sr.

May 8, 2015

Daniel J. Newman, Sr., 66, passed away Friday, May 8, 2015 at his residence after a sudden illness. He was born in Ossining, NY and grew up in Croton-on-Hudson, NY. He owned and operated Newman & Sons service station in Courtlandt Manor, NY where he was a mechanic. He was a member of First Baptist Ossining. He was preceded in death by his siblings, Robinetta Berthiaume and Lawrence Newman. ...
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Elizabeth Betty Seger

May 8, 2015

Elizabeth (Betty) Jean Seger of Buchanan, New York died on May 08, 2015. Betty was born in Peekskill,NY to Richard and Alice Petrucine. Betty attended Assumption School and graduated from Lady Cliff Academy. She worked at the Bank of New York in Croton and most recently Cortlandt Lanes in Cortlandt Manor.Betty is survived by her son Michael Baisley. She is predeceased by her husband Wayne and son...
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Arthur J. Rickey Sr.

April 19, 2015

Arthur J. Rickey, age 90, a longtime resident of Verplanck died on April 19, 2015.Art was born on May 10, 1924 in Mount Vernon, NY. He was the son of Antoine Ovid Riquier and Edell S. Kauder. Arthur is actually the first generation Rickey as Riquier was Americanized on his birth certificate. He was a graduate of St. Patrick's School in Verplanck and a graduate of Hendrick Hudson High School in...
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James F. Lippert

April 14, 2015

James F Lippert, 90, of Verplanck, New York passed away peacefully on April 14th 2015 in the comfort of his home.James was the dear son of the late Gustav and Kathryn (Mitchell) Lippert. At the age of 19 he volunteered to join the United States Air Force, he was a navigator on a B-24 bomber.On August 21st 1971 he married Rita Allasio of West Harrison New York. Jim continued his military service...
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William S. James

April 1, 2015

The Reverend William Stanley James passed away peacefully in his home on April 1, 2015 surrounded by his family and his devoted caregiver Viola. He was a beloved husband to the late Christine Gillespie James and loving father to David Corwin James, Robert Gillespie James and Mary James Little. He adored his three granddaughters, Jamie, Molly and Annie and regarded his son-in-law, Charles Robert...
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Mark C. Campea

March 28, 2015

Mark John Campea of Montrose, NY died on March 28, 2015. Mark was born in Peekskill, NY to Bruno and Patricia Grady on April 26, 1991.Besides his parents, Mark is survived by his sister Nicole, paternal grandparents, Anthony and Catherine Campea, maternal grandmother, Barbara Grady, Several Aunts, Uncles and Cousins. He was predeceased by his paternal grandfather John "Jack" Grady. Reposing...
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Roger C. Croft

March 25, 2015

Roger C. Croft of Poughkeepsie,NY died on March 25, 2015. He was 68 years old. Roger was born in Peekskill, New York on July 12, 1946 to Donald and Gertrude DeGolyer. Roger is a US Army veteran who served from 1966-1968. On July 14, 1973, he married his wife Nancy. Roger was a lab technician at currently known as BASF in Peekskill,NY. He was a member of Washington Engine. Roger will be...
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John J. Westpfal

March 7, 2015

John (Jay/JJ) Westpfal, 54, passed away suddenly on March 7, 2015 in Florida. Born and raised in Croton-On-Hudson, he resided in Florida for the past 15 years. He was predeceased by his mother Gerta in 2011. Jay is survived by his son John (Heather Mackey) Westpfal, Jr. of Verplanck, father John Westpfal of Pine Plains, brothers Michael and Gus (Linda) of Pine Plains, grandson Carter of...
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Katherine Salyer

February 27, 2015


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Dorothy T. Thomas

February 26, 2015

Dorothy T. Thomas, of Buchanan NY, 93, passed away on February 26, 2015. She was the daughter of Bertha and Charles W.A. Travis of Peekskill NY. She was predeceased by her sister Bertha (Travis) Bell and her brother Charles Travis. She is survived by her husband of more than 68 years Frank W. Thomas of Buchanan, NY, a daughter Ellen (Joe) Chindano of Verplanck, NY and a son Charles (Barbara)...
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Ann Nancy Molloy

December 19, 1930 - February 25, 2015

Nancy Molloy, of Cortlandt Manor, died Wednesday February 25, 2015. She was born December 19, 1930 in Enniscrone, County Sligo, Ireland. Caring for others brought out the best in Nancy and she practiced nursing in Ireland, England and the United States. For Nancy, her faith, gardening and cooking were lifelong passions. Nancy will be remembered for her bright smile and gentle heart. Nancy is...
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Marguerite C. Turner

February 21, 2015

Marguerite C. Turner, 101, formerly of Buchanan and Verplanck, died peacefully on February 21, 2015. She was born in Verplanck, the daughter of the late Matthew McGuire and Irvine Lent McGuire. Mrs. Turner was a communicant of St. Christopher's Church and a member of their Alter Rosary Society. She enjoyed square dancing with Tarry Squares. Marguerite was predeceased by her husband Sherman Turner...
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Mary Anne Heuser

January 26, 2015

Mary Anne MacLean Heuser, a longtime resident of Montrose (Coachlight Square), passed away peacefully on January 26th. She was 78 years old. Mary was born on January 10, 1937 to the late William John MacLean and Isabel Nicholson MacLean in Manhattan, NY, but grew up in the Bronx and Yonkers. She graduated from Wagner College with her Bachelor's de- gree in Elementary Education and went on to...
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Brian J. Day

January 7, 2015


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Ann A. Fahey

January 6, 2015

Ann A. Fahey, of Montrose, NY died peacefully at home on January 06, 2015. She was 94 years old. Ann was born in New York City to Jeremiah and Frances (O'Grady) Smith on June 01, 1920. She is survived by her children, John (Bernadette), Robert (Jane), Barbara and Richard (Angela), grandchildren, Bernadette Krohomer, John(Melissa), Colin (Zuzanna),Courtney (Brian)McGuire,Kevin, Derek, Michael...
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Rosemarie "Sis" Mahan

December 27, 2014

Rosemarie "Sis" Mahan nee Tandy, of Buchanan died on December 27, 2014. Rosemarie was born in Crugers, NY on July 03, 1933 to James E. and Lillian (Hines) Tandy. She was one of seventeen siblings. She graduated Hendrick Hudson High School in 1951. She was known for her athletic ability. Rosemarie loved the Hudson River and enjoyed being down at the Steamboat Dock. Her favorite past time was...
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Vincent John Serafino

December 16, 2014

Vincent John Serafino of Verplanck died on December 16, 2014. John was born January 29, 1946 in Martone, Calabria, Italy to Salvatore and Livia Serafino. John married Linda Reil on June 26, 1971. He worked at IBM in East Fishkill for 25 years. John was an honest and giving person who would help anyone in need.He is survived by his loving wife Linda, son, Vincent(Victoria), daughter, Gina (Joseph)...
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Margaret Theresa Rush

December 6, 2014

Margaret Theresa Rush, 82, passed from this life Saturday, December 6, 2014. Born in New York City, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Katherine (Brennan) Dick. Margaret was a loving and dedicated wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She had also worked in retail sales for many years. Margaret was most proud of her marriage of 43 years to her husband John and her family. She...
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Jeffrey H. Tiernan

November 21, 2014

Jeffrey H. Tiernan, of Buchanan, NY died on November 21, 2014. Jeffrey was born January 17, 1950 in Peekskill, NY to Lawrence and Shirley (Conklin) Tiernan. Jeffrey retired as a foreman for the Village of Buchanan Highway Department. Besides his mother Shirley (Don) Judd, Jeffrey his survived by his wife Helen, daughter Lindsay, son, Kyle, stepdaughter Kristine Bosley, granddaughter, Ava Denio,...
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Frederick J. Siudym

October 21, 2014

Frederick J Siudym died in his home on October 21, 2014 in Peekskill, NY. He was 73. Fred was born on November 26, 1940 in Yonkers, NY to his parents, Lambert(Al) and Alma (Williams) Siudym. He graduated Yonkers high and attended Mercy college. Fred served four years in the US Air Force, airman specialist first class. He married Rita Morvant 1966 and they moved to Croton-on-Hudson where they...
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Norman W. Christian

October 17, 2014

Norman W. Christian of Buchanan, NY died on October 17, 2014. He was 79 years old. Norman was born on November 3, 1934 in Buchanan, NY to Norman and Ruth Christian. On November 20, 1955, Norman married Angela Chiavelli. Norman worked as a correction officer at Sing Sing in Ossining, NY. He was a parishioner of St. Christopher's Church and member of the Buchanan Fire Department.Besides his wife...
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Gloria DiDio

August 16, 2014


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Dominick Merolle

July 4, 2014

Dominick Merolle of Verplanck died on July 4, 2014. He was 101 years old. Dominick was born September 9, 1912 to Michael and Erminia Merolle. He was a crane operator for Local # 137. Dominick was predeceased by his wife Dorothy in 2013. Reposing, Monday from 7-9 PM at the Cortlandt Funeral Home. A private cremation will follow.
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Edmund G. Bushey

June 6, 2014

Edmund G. Bushey of Croton died on June 6, 2014. Ed was born November 11, 1929 to Alfred and Wil1amina Bushey in Burlington, Vermont. Ed was a heavy equipment operator who owned and operated Ed-Mar Equipment for many years.He enjoyed boating and playing his guitar. He was a member of the Peekskill Yacht Club where he served as Commodore. Ed is survived by his wife Marjorie, children, Ed (Denise)...
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George F. James

May 13, 2014

George F. James Jr. of Buchanan, NY died on May 13, 2014. He was born in Peekskill, NY to George F. Sr. and Patricia James on October 26, 1953. George served in the US Army from 1971 to 1974. George was a carrier for the US Post Office in Ossining, NY. Besides his parents, he is survived by his wife Katie, daughter Jennifer, brother, Joseph and several relatives. He was predeceased by his son...
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Sally Rathjen

May 3, 2014

Sally Elizabeth (Arthur) Rathjen, 67, of Beacon, NY passed away on Saturday, May 3rd 2014 after a courageous battle with cancer.Sally was born on October 29, 1946 in Salem, MA to Edward and Barbara Arthur. She graduated from Salem High School in 1964. Her early married years were spent in Salem, MA where she was a devoted homemaker. Later, she moved to Toledo, Ohio for several years where she...
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William Ormsby

May 3, 2014

William A. Ormsby of Croton-on-Hudson, NY died on May 3, 2014. William was born on August 8, 1929 in the Bronx to Martin and Delia Ormsby. William served in the US Army during the Korean War. Willam was a proud member of Local # 3 IBEW. He was a parishioner and eucharistic minister at Holy Name of Mary Church, a member of the Croton Seniors, Knights of Columbus and the American Legion. Beloved...
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Antoinette Desmarais

May 1, 2014

Antoinette Desmarais, 82 of Peekskill, NY died on May 1st, 2014 at the Bethel Nursing Home, Croton, NY. Her final days were spent surrounded by family. Antoinette Desmarais was born January 31, 1932 in Montreal, Canada. She was a lifelong resident of Peekskill, NY and attended local schools. She worked for many years at Monument Printers until her retirement. She is survived by her son,...
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John P. Gallo

April 20, 2014

John Patrick Gallo, 76, of Verplanck, NY passed away on April 20, 2014. John was born on June 24, 1937 to the late John Joseph Gallo and Alice Farrey of Verplanck, NY. Throughout his life, John was affectionately known to his family and friends as "Johnny Boy".John was a member of Teamsters Local 456 out of Elmsford, NY for over 35 years. He was also a founding member of the Road Knights Auto...
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Guinevere B. Ferris

April 13, 2014

Guinevere B. Ferris passed away peacefully in her sleep on April 13, 2014. Born in Montrose, New York on January 17, 1916 to parents Adrian D. Bogardus and the former Naomi M. Dyckman, her long line of Dutch ancestors include Staats Morris Dyckman, builder of Boscabel. She attended local schools, graduating from Hendrick Hudson High School in 1933, where she was one of the first cheerleaders...
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Marjorie F. Zern

April 13, 2014

Marjorie F. Zern, 93, of Buchanan,NY and formally of Elmsford,NY passed away on April 13, 2014. She was born January 29, 1921 in White Plains to the late Frank C. and May Sullivan Foxwell. In 1945 she married Henry W. Zern. She worked at Eastern Aircraft during World War II, co-founded Arc of Westchester program for children with developmental disabilities and retired from the Archdiocese of New...
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Robert R. "Chipper" Mahoney

February 25, 2014

Robert R. "Chipper" Mahoney, 78, of Montrose, NY passed away peacefully on Feb. 25, 2014. He was born on Sept. 18, 1935, the son of late Emma Pauline and Edward James Mahoney. He was a beloved husband of 54 years to Ellen "Snookie" Mahoney (pre-deceased), and loving father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, uncle and friend.He is survived by his children Kevin & Eileen Mahoney of Yorktown,...
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John Ritornato

February 25, 2014


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Stephen Arduino

February 23, 2014


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Jane Bucciero

February 18, 2014

Mrs. Jane Bucciero has passed away on February 18th, 2014 at age 81. This wonderful loving mother and wife is survived by her husband, Anthony and her seven children, Buddy, Gary, Jeff, Mark, Susan, Darlene and Sandra. Visitation will be held on Friday, February 21, 2014 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the Cortlandt Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held 10 AM on Saturday, February 22, 2014 at the...
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Marilyn E. Snyder

February 16, 2014

Marilyn E. Snyder of Maybrook,NY died on February 16, 2014. Marilyn was born on December 14, 1959 in Ossining,NY to Frederick L. Sr. and Marilyn Irene Anderson. Marilyn will be remembered by her many crafts that she shared. Besides her mother, Marilyn is survived by her husband Peter, children, Peter Jr. (Heather), Keri Lynn (Jason) Russell, Christopher Lee (Christina),grandchildren, Kellie Mary,...
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Anna E. Kahlmeyer

February 15, 2014

Anna E. Kahlmeyer of Verplanck, N.Y. died on February 15, 2014. Anna was born in Verplanck NY. on May 16, 1920 to the late Gustav and Lillian Rothweiler Gopel. Anna was secretary for NY Central Railroad in Manhattan, and also worked in the cafeteria for Blue Mt. Middle School and F.G.L. Elementary School. She is predeceased by her husband Lester in 1986. She is sur- vived by her son Paul of...
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James L. Hockins

February 9, 2014

James L. Hockins of Verplanck, NY died on February 09, 2014. James was born on May 16, 1943 in Johnstown,PA to Thomas and Bertha Hockins. James was a self employed carpenter which was his passion. He was currently working at Walmart for 7 years. Besides his mother, James is survived by his wife, Nancy Koutnik, daughters, Carmella Parris and Joanna (Patrick) Harbolic, grandchildren, Sarah Morrison...
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William L. Koch

February 2, 2014

William L. Koch, of Yonkers, NY and formerly of Ossining, NY. Passed away on Sunday, February 2, 2014, at the age of 86. He was born on April 30, 1927, to the late William and Theresa Koch. He was married to Helen Koch, who predeceased him in 1990. He was WWII Navy Veteran, who served on the USS Chicago in the Pacific Theater.William is survived by his five children, seven grandchildren, one...
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Tyler Ty Seger

January 30, 2014

Tyler A. Seger, "Ty", died on January 30, 2014. Tyler was born on December 13, 1993 in Peekskill, NY to Raymond and Beth (Sadjak) Seger. He was a graduate of Hendrick Hudson High School. Besides his parents, Tyler is survived by his sister, Alexa, step-brother, Gregory Bleakley, step-father, Gregory Bleakley, grandparents, Robert and Sally Rathjen, Ruth Ann and Raymond Seger, cousins, Brittany,...
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Thomas Michael Coogan

January 26, 2014

Thomas Michael Coogan, of Buchanan, New York died on January 26, 2014, at The Hudson Valley Hospital Center. Thomas was born in Flushing, Queens on August 10, 1990 to William and Lori Itak Coogan. He worked as a Sheet Metal Worker for Local #28, and was a graduate of Hendrick Hudson H.S. 1n 2008. Thomas is survived by his parents of Buchanan, his brother William of Buchanan, his Maternal...
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George L. Durr

January 22, 2014

George L. Durr of Buchanan, NY, died on January 22, 2014.He was 84 years old. George was born in Peekskill,NY on January 18, 1930 to Markus and Veronica Durr. He was self-employed from 1948 to 1967 in construction building many things in the area. He then worked as a construction consultant for the County of Westchester from 1967-1995. He was a member of St. Christopher's Church in Buchanan, NY...
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Marianne Laug

January 14, 2014

Marianne S. Laug, a longtime Verplanck, N.Y. resident, passed away at age 68, surrounded by her loving family at her summer residence in Stephentown, N.Y. after losing her gallant battle with cancer.Marianne was born the daughter of Paul and Sophie Dahlke on July 21, 1945 in Peekskill, N.Y. She attended the McKinley School and The Assumption Roman Catholic School, both in Peekskill. Later, she...
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Gerald "Dyck" Dyckman

December 14, 2013

Gerald (Dyck) Dyckman , a life long resident of Verplanck died on December 14, 2013 at home surrounded by his family. He was 70 years old. Gerry was born on August 25, 1943 to Morris and Philacine (McGuire) Dyckman in Peekskill, NY. Gerry married Lillian Porter on April 18, 1964 at St. Patrick's Church in Verplanck. He was a Teamster in Local 456 retiring as a concrete truck driver for South...
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Salvatore B. Schiavo

December 12, 2013

Salvatore B. Schiavo a life long resident of Buchanan, NY. Died December 12, 2013. He was born in Buchanan on May 6, 1933 to the late Berardino and Laurina Guiliana Schiavo. Salvatore was a postal clerk for the Peekskill Post Office for many years. He is survived by his wife Lois Cox Schiavo, his children Nancy (Salvatore) Messina, Lori (Charles) Peterson, Lisa (Carl) Locatelli, James (Mary)...
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James Michael Ferrari

December 1, 2013

James Ferrari, a resident of Montrose, New York, passed away on December 1st, 2013, a victim of a train derailment. Jim was 59 years old and is survived by his beloved wife, Francie, and his daughter, Rebecca. His parents, Charles and Lillian Ferrari, and his siblings, Charles, Barbara, Joan, Cathy and Paul, and their spouses and children mourn his loss. A wake will be held on Wednesday,...
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Robert Charles Olah

November 28, 2013

Robert Charles Olah of Peekskill,NY died on November 28, 2013. He was 73 years old. Robert was born in Peekskill,NY on November 6, 1940, son of deceased Peekskill Fire Chief Charles and Adelaide Olah. Robert was an electrician with over 50 years of service to Local IBEW Union 3 (501). He was a car enthusiast with a passion for ford cars. He is survived by loving friend and companion Ruth Ann...
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Harriet E. Pierce

November 26, 2013

Harriet E. Pierce, of Buchanan,NY, passed away on November 26 at Bethel Nursing Home in Croton. She was 95 years old.Harriet was born October 7, 1918, the youngest child of Harry and Edith Chester. She was a 1937 graduate of Hendrick Hudson High School. Harriet, an avid sports enthusiast, especially enjoyed following the Yankees. Snowmobiling was an important part of her life for many years, a...
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Florence Devitt

November 5, 2013

Florence (Tice) Devitt of Verplanck,NY and long time resident of Peekskill and Montrose died on November 05, 2013. Florence was born in Peekskill,NY on March 21, 1931 to Delavan and Florence Tice. She was a 1949 graduate of Hendrick Hudson High School. Florence worked in Houskeeping at the Peekskill Hospital. Florence is survived by her 8 children, Kathleen Lachky, Michael Devitt, Joyce McNeil,...
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Vivian DiPietro

November 2, 2013

Vivian DiPietro of Cortlandt Manor died on November 02, 2013. Vivian was born on February 21, 1937 in Peekskill,NY to Lester and Densil Gordineer. Vivian is survived by her children, Rick DiPietro, Rose-Ann DiPietro and Kenneth (Stacey) DiPietro, 10 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Harry DiPietro and son Harry DiPietro. Reposing, Tuesday from 4-8 PM...
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Gail Ennever

November 1, 2013

Gail Ennever died on November 01, 2013. Gail was born on November 22, 1946 in Yonkers, NY to Raymond and Dorothy Gilbert. She was a merchandise coordinator at TJ Maxx in Yorktown Heights.Gail is survived by her sons, Jesse Ennever, Bobby and Rich Frost, 2 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren, bothers and sisters, Janet Muskus, Dorothy Morrissey, Raymond Gilbert and Billy Gilbert and several...
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Robert Bisordi

October 31, 2013

Robert Bisordi died on October 31, 2013. Robert was born on September 7, 1944 in Mount Vernon, NY to Ermani and Irene Bisordi.He was a graduate of the College of New Rochelle and received his Master's degree from Suny New Paltz. Robert was a Veteran of the US Navy. He was the Director of the Renaissance Project in Ellenville,NY for over 20 years. Robert dedicated his life to substance abuse...
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Faye Lancaster Harrison

October 16, 2013

Faye Lancaster Harrison of Buchanan, NY died on October 16, 2013. Faye was born on May 25, 1922 in Peekskill,NY to Abe and Dina Entner. Faye owned and operated Peekskill Bottling Works. She also worked and retired from Reader's Digest in Pleasantville. She was a member or the Buchanan and Town of Cortlandt Seniors. She was a member of the Eastern Star in excess of 50 years. Faye will always be...
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Henry E. Reynolds

October 3, 2013

Henry E. Reynolds, of Crugers, died October 3rd, after a long struggle with Cancer."Hank" was born in Ossining, New York in 1929 to Mary (Dunstan) and Ralph Reynolds. Hank graduated from Ossining High School in 1948 and was married to Jean Blauvelt on July 20, 1952. Hank earned his Eagle Scout award, served in the U.S. Army and was a proud Korean Veteran. Hank was a master carpenter and avid...
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Linda M. Campbell

September 30, 2013


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Theresa Baxter

September 30, 2013

Theresa S Baxter, longtime resident of Buchanan, passed away early this week. Theresa was predeceased by her husband Bob Baxter (2005). Theresa is survived by her 3 children; Robert Baxter, Nancy Velardo, and Jack Baxter. She lived out the remainder of her days in her family home in Buchanan with her grandson's family (Kris Mason). Visitors are welcome Thursday, October 3, 2013 at Cortlandt...
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Gertrude V. Mayer

September 18, 2013

Gertrude V. Mayer, a long-time resident of Buchanan, N.Y., died September 18, 2013 at The Springvale Inn in Croton-on-Hudson. She was 97. Born in Purdys, N.Y. on July 23, 1916, she was the youngest child and only daughter of William A. and Katherine F. O'Neil Sullivan. She was a proud graduate of Good Counsel College in White Plains, N.Y., earning a bachelor's degree in biology in 1938. On March...
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Barbara G. Pucci

September 15, 2013

Barbara G. Pucci died on September 15, 2013 after a brief illness. She was the daughter of Anita L. Pucci and predeceased Alfred J. Pucci and step-father Ralph J. Pucci. She was born in Elmira,NY where she attended schools and then went on to Chandler School of Business in Boston,MA. Upon graduation, she worked at Boston College for many years before moving to the Montrose area.She enjoyed her...
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Robert Steven Smith

September 12, 2013

Robert Steven Smith of Buchanan passed away September 12, 2013 surrounded by his loving sons and a steady stream of immediate family and friends. The son of Andrew and Anna (Radachovsky) Smith, "Smitty" as he was affectionately known, was born in October of 1937 and was predeceased by his wife of 42 years; Mary Joyce (McGuire) in 2000.Bob was a graduate of Hendrick Hudson High School. Shortly...
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Nanci J. Christmas

August 31, 2013

Nanci J. Christmas (née Pinckney) passed peacefully at age 51 on August 31, 2013. Nanci is survived by her son Thomas, daughter Aubrie, grandson Aiedan, mother Barbara Connolley, her sisters Barbara, Cindy, Susan (husband Jim), Colleen (husband Arthur), many cousins, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and friends. She is pre-deceased by her father, George F. Pinckney and step father, Alfred...
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Richard Angelo Carbone

August 13, 2013

Richard Angelo Carbone, 85, of Verplanck passed away Aug 13th. He is survived by his wife of 62 yrs, Kay; his sister, Carmen Pagliaro; his 3 children, Richard and wife Lisa, Linda, and Michael and wife Linda. He was a loving grandfather to Marcie, Andrea, Jason, Nicholas, Christa, and Michelle and to his great-grandsons, Aidan and Luke. Angelo was predeceased by his brothers, Serafino, John, Tony...
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Theresa Engel

August 13, 2013

Theresa Engel of Croton-on-Hudson,NY died on August 13, 2013. She was 61 years old. Theresa was born in the Bronx,NY on December 19, 1951 to Walter and Rose Engel. She received a Masters degree from Fordham University. Theresa was one of the founders of Recovery Sunday for the Archdiocese of New York. She worked for ARCS (Aids Related Community Services) in Hawthorne,NY. Theresa spent most of her...
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Philip Vincent Angelastro

August 2, 2013

Philip V. Angelastro ("Gip") of Montrose, NY (formerly of Yonkers, NY) died early Friday morning at Phelps Memorial Hospital in Sleepy Hollow, NY. Philip was born on August 23, 1923 in the Bronx, son of Felix and Rose Angelastro. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Julia (Uvina) Angelastro, sister Rose Cortese, sons Philip (wife Deirdre) and Felix (wife Deirdre), and daughter, Theresa...
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Jamie Turner

May 11, 2013

Jamie Turner of Verplanck,NY, passed away on May 11, 2013. She fought a heartbreaking battle with cancer for 5 months . Her strength and courage will serve as an inspiration to all. Jamie was born October 25, 1951 in NYC to the late Frank and Jeanette (Gordineer) Westfall. She is survived by her devoted and loving companion Gary Dyckman of Verplanck. Her three children, Melissa (Greg) Purdy,...
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Jean Marie Huba

April 12, 2013

Jean Marie Huba of San Francisco,CA and formally of Cortlandt Manor,NY died peacefully with her family at her side on April 12, 2013. Jean was born on January 24, 1957 to Francis and Elizabeth Puhala Huba in Peekskill, NY. She graduated Walter Panas High School in 1975. Jean is survived by her father Francis Huba, brothers and sisters, Dr. Joseph (Nancy) Huba, Lynn (Thomas) Orzolek, Rose Huba and...
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Vincent A. Morabito

April 9, 2013

Vincent A. Morabito of Verplanck, NY died on April 9, 2013. Vincent was born in Verplanck on April 5, 1934 to Paul and Concetta Morabito. He served in the US Army in 1955 until he was honorably discharged in 1962. He worked at the VA hospital in Montrose. He was a Life Member of the Verplanck Fire Department and Our Lady Mt. Carmel Society.Vincent is survived by his daughter Marianne Morabito,...
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Mary Ellen Vargo

March 28, 2013

Mary Ellen Vargo passed away on Holy Thursday, March 28, 2013. She was born in Yonkers, NY to the late Ann Quinn Reilly and Michael Reilly on September 6, 1935. She married John H. Vargo in St. Patrick's Church on December 29, 1956. In addition to her husband; 3 sons and 1 daughter – John Michael, Joanne, James, and Christopher(Monique), survive her. Two grandchildren, Gwenevere and...
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Leona Gilmore Minogue

March 24, 2013

Leona Gilmore Minogue of Highland Lake, NY and formerly of Peekskill, NY, died on March 24, 2013. She was 87 years old. Leona was born May 27, 1925 in Holyoke, MA to Simeon and Dora Blanchette.Leona will be kindly remembered for her beautiful smile and playful wit.She worked for many years as a librarian at the Montrose Library.She is survived by her children Nancy Gilmore of Farmington Hills,...
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Patricia Keenan (McNeary)

March 14, 2013

Patricia (McNeary) Keenan of Buchanan,NY died peacefully on March 14 2013. She was 79 years old. She was born in Brooklyn on December 31, 1933 to the late John and Catherine (Lemon) McNeary. Patricia worked as a registered nurse at Hudson Valley Hospital for over 28 years. She is survived by her husband William of 58 years, 5 children William, Mary (William) Foster, John (Laura), Clare ...
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Mary Helen Colligan

March 6, 2013

Mary Helen Colligan (Daly) of Sleepy Hollow, NY died on March 6, 2013. Mrs. Colligan worked as a waitress at Peter Pastors Restaurant in White Plain, NY for 17 years. After that, she worked at Whippoorwill Country Club in Armonk, NY until she retired. She was loved dearly at both Restaurants. During her retirement she loved to swim at the YMCA in Tarrytown and spend time with her...
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John W. Donovan

February 21, 2013

John W. Donovan of Garrison,NY died unexpectedly in Florida on February 21,2013. He was 74 years old. John was born in Tarrytown,NY to Augustine and Mary (Walker) Dononvan. John retired from Local 21 Plumbers and Steamfitters in which he was a member for over 50 years. He is survived by his wife Carole of 53 years, daughter Sandra (Robert) VanWagenen, sons John (Arlene) and Daniel (Kelley),8...
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Jody A. Sperano

February 12, 2013

Jody A. Sperano, of Walden, NY died on February 12, 2013. She was 60 years old. Jody was born on February 18, 1952 in Peekskill,NY to Joseph and Doris Travis. She worked at the A&P in Croton,NY. On December 11, 1969 she married Peter Sperano. They were married for 44 Years. She enjoyed the beach, watching her grandson play baseball and her granddaughter cheerleading. She will be deeply missed by...
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David E. Harding

April 9, 1927 - February 5, 2013


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Catherine T. Stinson

August 8, 1934 - January 21, 2013

Catherine T. Stinson of Wappingers Falls, NY died suddenly after a breif illness on January 21, 2013.Catherine was born August 8, 1934 in Yonkers,NY to Andrew and Angelina (Albanese) Landa.On July 14, 1956 she married Thomas Stinson at St. Patrick's Church in Verplanck,NY. She is survived by her children Thomas (Deborah), Eileen, Timothy(Jacqueline),grandchildren, Thomas J., Heather, Ethan,Samuel...
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Sydell Angelique Fagan

January 16, 2013

Sydell "Angelique" Fagan, of Montrose,NY died on January 16, 2013. She was 71 years old. She was born on June 6, 1941 in the Bronx,NY to Sammuel and Dorothy Bieber. She was a Past Master of AMARC, a member of the Martinist Order of the Netherlands and the Order of Knights Templar Initiatique. She was selected as Miss Algiers and Miss New Rochelle. She is survived by her husband Edward, daughter...
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Paul N. Beauregard

January 13, 2013

Paul N. Beauregard of Croton, NY died on January 13, 2013. He was 64 years old. Paul was born December 7, 1948 in Attleboro, MA to Norman and Pauline Beauregard. He was proud to serve his country in the Army during the Vietnam War. He spent as much time as possible enjoying the outdoors and one of his favorite pass times was fishing. He is survived by his wife Judith, children, Robert (Andrea),...
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Patrick D. Mitchell

January 7, 2013

Patrick Desy Mitchell of Peekskill, NY died on January 7, 2013. He was 81. Born August 10, 1931, County Monaghan, Ireland, he served 8 years in the U.S. Air Force eventually settling in Bronx, NY. For over forty years he was a Cortlandt Manor/ Peekskill resident and retired as a bus driver from the Croton Harmon School District. Always with a smile and a laugh, he was well-loved and will be...
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Dominick D'Amelio

January 7, 2013

Dominick D'Amelio of Montrose,NY died on January 7, 2013. He was 89 years old. Dominick was born November 26, 1923 in the Bronx to Nicola and Anna D'Amelio. He is survived by his children, Janet (Fred) D' Agostino, Debbie (Peter) DeCroix and Nicholas D'Amelio, grandchildren, Keith,Salvatore,Jennifer,Karen,Kristen,Dana and Mathew,11 great grandchildren, sisters Rosemarie Maiello and Louisa Gianini...
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Mary E. Bingman

January 3, 2013

Mary E. Bingman of Croton, NY died on January 03, 2013. She was 91 years old. She was born in Philadelphia, PA to Michael and Mary Sweeney. She was a member of the Cortlandt, Verplanck and Springvale Seniors. She is survived by her sons Steven ( Anne) and Robert ( Cheryl), grandchildren, Michael (Denise), Laura Foster and Brian (Angel), 9 great grandchildren, sisters Peggy and Beatrice. She was...
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Vincent Boddie

December 19, 2012

Vincent Boddie, of Montrose, NY, passed away December 19, 2012, at the age of 51. Born June 6, 1961 in Peekskill, NY to Anna Mae and Vincent Boddie. He is survived by his wife, Betty Lane Boddie, his son, Johnny Rivera (Amy) and grandchildren Ayden and Honor of Los Angeles, his siblings, Al (Lil) of Montrose, Ed "Skip" (Barbara) of Pennsylvania, Anne Michelle of Massachusetts, George (Sue) of New...
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Joan M. Mitchell

December 19, 2012

Joan M. Mitchell of Montrose died on December 19, 2012. She was 82 years old. Joan was born on April 20, 1930 in Peekskill,NY to Edgar and Catherine Miller. On April 14, 1951 she married Robert Mitchell. Joan was an active member of NMHS and the AOH. She will be deeply missed by her husband Robert, children, Michael (Bonnie) and Susan (Dan) Stewart, grandchildren, Kevin Mitchell, Martin and Sean...
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Catherine Evelyn Greene

December 9, 2012

Catherine Evelyn Greene of Buchanan,NY entered into eternal rest at Calvary Hospital on December 09, 2012. She was 100 years old. She was born in Brooklyn,NY to Bernard and Catherine (Broderick) Greene on February 08, 1912. She is survived by her dear niece Kathleen McGuire Valentine of Arizona and many great nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by six brothers and two sisters. Catherine was a...
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James M. Barry

December 3, 2012


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Sandra Ritornato

November 23, 2012


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Anthony A. Belcastro

November 4, 2012

Anthony A. Belcastro,55 of Montrose,NY died on November 4, 2012. Anthony received a BA in Accounting from Villanova. He worked for Vorta Batteries, Hankles and AVE Reality. Anthony is survived by his wife Cynthia, daughter Alexandra, mother, Joanne, brothers Paul and Vincent and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his father Paul. A private cremation service will be held.
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Theresa D'Amelio

October 29, 2012

Theresa D'Amelio of Montrose died on October 29, 2012. She was 87 years old. She was born on September 12, 1925 in the Bronx to Donato and Angelina Mazzio. She is survived by her husband Dominick, daughters Janet (Fred) D'Agostino, Debbie (Peter) DeCroix and son Nicholas, grandchildren, Keith, Salvatore, Jennifer, Karen, Kristen, Dana, Mathew and 9 great grandchildren, sisters Gloria and Lena....
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Donna Villani

October 24, 2012

Donna Villani of Yonkers died on October 24, 2012. She was 59 years old.Donna was born on October 22, 1953 in the Bronx, NY to Nicholas and Emanuelina Nelli. On November 10, 1973 she married Antonio Villani. She was a registrar for the Yonkers Board of Education.Donna is survived by her husband Antonio, sons Anthony, Nick, Sal and Mathew, grandchildren, Dylan, Zoe, Tony and Carlo and many family...
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Robert B. Tandy

December 19, 1929 - October 15, 2012

Robert B. Tandy of Buchanan, NY died on October 15, 2012. He was born December 19, 1929 in Montrose,NY to James and Lillian Tandy. He served in the US Army during the Korean War. He worked as an Electrician for Consolidated Edison. Robert enjoyed wood working and gardening. He was a communicant of Holy Spirit Church in Cortlandt Manor and St. Christopher's Church in Buchanan. He is survived by...
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John Distefano

July 20, 1951 - October 13, 2012

John DiStefano of Montrose, NY died peacefully on October 13, 2012 at home with his family by his side; he was 61 years old. John was born July 20, 1951 in Brooklyn, NY to John and Susan DiStefano. He is survived by his wife of 39 years, Ellen DiStefano, his daughters Dinamarie, Danielle and Jessica, his granddaughter, Isabella Gomez and his sister, Annette DiStefano. John was a dedicated member...
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Susan Barry

September 29, 2012


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