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“I didn't know Angelo but I knew his wife Franca very well. She was one of my teachers. I remember when they got married. I love you Franca. I am so...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: Fern Isaacson - Low Angeles, CA

“Dear Franca I am very very saddened to hear of angelo passing . I heard from a patient today where I now work. I passed it on to Dr. Kaminska who...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Amanda and Dr. Kaminska - NY

“Jan. 4, 2017Dear Franca and Angela,We just found out today about Angelo's passing via Google obituaries, as nobody informed us.We are so very sorry...Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: A friend

“Dear franca So sorry for your loss. You and your family are in your prayers ”
4 of 12 | Posted by: Denise Mallon - NY

“Our deepest sympathy May we find comfort at Psalms chapter forty six verse one GOD is our refuge and strength a help that is readily found ”
5 of 12 | Posted by: A friend

“We are so very sorry for your loss. May Angelo rest in peace. Thinking of you and your family with prayers and all our love. Joanne & Jim ”
6 of 12 | Posted by: Joanne Wendling - Larchmont, NY

“I am deeply saddened by the loss of a true friend. HE was a loving, caring man who delighted in helping others. RIP old friend ”
7 of 12 | Posted by: Bill Vogel - Lloyd, NY - Friend

“Dear Franca and familyPlease accept my deepest sympathy for your loss. You are in my prayers. ”
8 of 12 | Posted by: Emily Guthoff

“Dear Franca - we met again at Friends of Seniors game day a few weeks ago. You told me about your husband. I am sorry to have read about his...Read More »
9 of 12 | Posted by: Brenda Goldstein - Poughkeepsie, NY

“Dear Franca,Dick and I are very sorry to hear of Angelo's death. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and to your family. With sympathy, Richard...Read More »
10 of 12 | Posted by: Deane King - Hudson, FL

“We were saddened to hear about Angelo ' s passing. Our heart felt condolences go out to you and your family. Mark and RoseAnn Sullivan ”
11 of 12 | Posted by: A friend

“Such a WONDERFUL man and the best friend I've ever had! Allsport pool and life itself will truly never be the same without his loyal friendship and...Read More »
12 of 12 | Posted by: Rena & Kevin Nicastri - Poughquag, NY


Angelo Petrillo died unexpectedly after a long illness at his home in Hughsonville on October 12, 2016. He was 79.
Son of the late Anthony and Esther Sloat Petrillo, he was born March 11, 1937 in Peekskill. He proudly served his country in the United States Army and was honorably discharged in 1960. Angelo worked at Martin's Tobacco and the Paramount Theater in Peekskill. He went on to work at IBM in 1956. It was at IBM that he met Franca who would become his wife. He retired in 1992.
Angelo married Franca Pozza in June of 1975 in Wappingers Falls. Mrs. Petrillo survives at home in Hughsonville.
Angelo was a member of the New Hackensack Reformed Church in Wappingers Falls. He had a deep faith and love in God. He had many interests and hobbies including cooking and photography. Angelo had a love of the outdoors, including hunting, fishing, gardening and spending time at the beach. He had an interest in his Native American Heritage. He will be remembered as a hero and protector who loved his family, especially his wife, children and grandchildren. He was known as a voice of reason and a person people turned to for advice.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, Troy Petrillo and his wife, Julie of Gloucester, Massachusetts, Tracy Chandler of Clifton Park, and Angela Foppiano and her husband, Anthony of Poughkeepsie; his brothers, Michael and Edward Petrillo; four grandchildren; as well as several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his brothers, Fred and Vincent Petrillo.
Family will receive their friends on Tuesday, October 18, 2016 from 10 to 11 a.m. at New Hackensack Reformed Church, 1580 Route 376 in Wappingers Falls. A memorial service will follow at 11 a.m. at the church with Rev. Keith Tamlyn officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to New Hackensack Reformed Church, 1580 Route 376, Wappingers Falls, NY 12590 or Dutchess County SPCA, 636 Violet Avenue, Hyde Park, NY 12538.
For directions to the funeral home or to send a personal condolence, please visit our website at www.StraubCatalanoHalvey.com.

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