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Joseph J. Smith Funeral Home, Lake Mahopac, NY, obituaries, online memorials

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The families of our community turn to us, because we give every funeral the respect it deserves. We believe that every funeral service should be truly memorable, flawlessly planned, and correct to the smallest detail. By giving our best, we provide real comfort to the families we serve.

Barbara E. Cleary

2/16/2019

Barbara E. Cleary of Carmel, NY passed away on February 16, 2019 at the age of 74. She was born in Ossining, NY on September 20, 1944, the daughter of Harry and Dorothy (neé Metz) Benz. Barbara lived to sing. Along with singing in different church choirs, she sang with the Westchester Chorale Society, and the music commuters. She also performed at various nursing homes, and senior communities, at funeral services and masses. She also... Read more

Rose G. Fahey

Rose G. Fahey

2/12/2019

Rose Galise Fahey of Somers, NY, formerly of Mahopac, passed away peacefully on February 12, 2019 at the age of 81. She was born in Torre del Greco, Italy on November 2, 1937, the daughter of Carmine and Vincenzia (nee Duilio) Galise. On May 18, 1963 she married Gerald Fahey and they were blessed with four sons. Rose was an outstanding teacher for many years in the New York City and local school system, and she was an active member of the St.... Read more

Claire R. Streit

2/12/2019

Claire Streit (neé Hoffer) of Yorktown Heights, NY passed away unexpectedly on February 12, 2019 at the age of 69. She was born in Brooklyn, NY on February 15, 1949, the daughter of Irwin and Shirlee (neé Harris) Hoffer, and grew up in the Bronx.Claire received a Bachelor's Degree from Lehman College and proudly worked as a Substance Abuse Prevention Intervention Specialist for the New York City Department of Education.Claire was full... Read more

Janice A. Head

Janice A. Head

2/10/2019

Janice A. Head of Carmel, NY passed away after a brief illness on February 10, 2019; she was 72 years old. She was born in Carmel, NY on July 27, 1946, the daughter of Robert and May Head. On May 30, 1965 she married James Head, Jr. and they were blessed with 3 children Christopher, Denise, and Patricia. Janice had a passion for sewing and worked as a seamstress at Lake Mahopac Taylor for 43 years. She loved the outdoors, gardening, flowers,... Read more

Ursula D. Hair

Ursula D. Hair

1/27/2019

Ursula D Hair passed peacefully on January 27, 2019. She was born March 22, 1922 in Germany, came to the United States when she was 5 and has been a resident of the Town of Kent for 63 years. She was a member of Drew United Methodist Church in Carmel, NY and Tompkins Corner Methodist Church in Putnam Valley, NY. She was instrumental in having her beloved church in Tompkins Corner being declared a historical landmark. Ursula is... Read more

Michael P. Donovan, Jr.

Michael P. Donovan, Jr.

1/26/2019

Michael P. Donovan Jr. of Cobleskill, NY formerly of Somers, NY passed away unexpectedly on Saturday January 26, 2019 at the age of 23. He was born in Carmel, NY on May 31, 1995, the son of Michael Sr. and Sherri See Donovan.Michael was a 2013 graduate of Somers High School. He went on to earn his Bachelor's Degree at SUNY Cobleskill. Michael loved the outdoors, camping, riding his quad and spending time with his family on the... Read more

Angela M. Gartlan

Angela M. Gartlan

1/25/2019

Angela "Pansy" Gartlan (nee McGovern) of Hyde Park, NY passed away peacefully with her family by her side on January 25, 2019. She was 77 years old. She was born in Dunboyne, County Meath, Ireland on February 18, 1941, the daughter of John and Angela (nee Byrne) McGovern. She emigrated to the United States when she was 17 years old. She began her life in America in New York City until she moved to the Hudson Valley, with 25 very happy years... Read more

Walter F. Halat, Jr.

Walter F. Halat, Jr.

1/24/2019

Walter F. Halat, Jr. of Mahopac, NY passed away suddenly on January 24, 2019 at the age of 76. He was born in Yonkers, NY on May 10, 1942, the son of Walter and Catherine(nee Jackowick) Halat, Sr. Walter was a proud veteran of the United States Army and served during the Vietnam War. He graduated from New York University with a Bachelor's Degree and worked as an accountant throughout his life. On April 26, 1968 he married Margaret Strelecki... Read more

Janet Abel Leonelli

Janet Abel Leonelli

1/23/2019

Janet Abel Leonelli of Yonkers, NY, passed away on Wednesday, January 23, 2019, at the age of 83. She was born in the Bronx on December 24, 1935, the daughter of Felix and America (née Vila) Lozada.Janet is survived by her children Edward Abel, JoAnn Gould, Cynthia Smith, Denise Abel, and Melanie Borchetta, 15 grandchildren, and 4 great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her son Stephan, first husband Edward R. Abel, second husband... Read more

Gloria Esposito

1/19/2019

Gloria Esposito of Port St. Lucie, FL and formerly of Carmel, NY passed away on Saturday, January 19, 2019 at the age of 92. She was born in Manhattan on October 8, 1926, the daughter of Nick and Deolinda (Traffi) Domacety.Gloria was a retired seamstress who had worked for various firms in the Bronx. While living in Carmel, she was a parishioner of St. John the Evangelist Church in Mahopac where she sung in the choir.She is survived by... Read more