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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.

Gerald DeFrancesco

Gerald DeFrancesco

8/28/2014

Gerald (Jerry) DeFrancesco8/26/43 – 8/28/14On August 28, 2014, Jerry passed away after a 2 year battle with liver cancer. Jerry had been cared for at home by his daughter and granddaughter before being admitted to Calvary Hospital in the Bronx to be cared for by the wonderful nurses and aides there. At the time of his passing, Jerry was 71 years old.Jerry was born on August 26, 1943 in Bronx, NY. He was the youngest child of Arthur and... Read more

Joseph J. Russell

Joseph J. Russell

8/28/2014

Joseph J. Russell of Mahopac, NY and formerly of the Bronx passed away on Thursday August 28, 2014 at Calvary Hospital at the age of 71. He was born in The Bronx on December 30, 1942, the son of George and Margaret Connolly Russell.Joseph served in the Marine Corps Reserves. He was employed as an office manager at Salient Auto Salvage in the Bronx. He was a 4th degree Knight, serving in Fr. Mooney Council Knights of Columbus in Mahopac. ... Read more

Anton M. Budisin, Sr.

Anton M. Budisin, Sr.

8/21/2014

Anton M. Budisin Sr. of Mahopac, NY passed away on Thursday August 21 at the age of 81. He was born in Manhattan, NY on March 9, 1933 the son of the late Anton M. Budisin Sr. and Jennie Mitar Budisin.He is survived by his sons Anton Jr. and his wife Marion and Mark and his wife Denise, his daughter Karen Budisin, step-granddaughter Ashley and his two cats Sparky and Rusty. He was predeceased by his wife Marie Budisin.Visitation will be... Read more

Stephen G. Larkin

Stephen G. Larkin

8/15/2014

Stephen G. Larkin of Mahopac Falls, NY passed away peacefully at his home on Friday August 15, 2014 at the age of 54. He was born in Harlem, NY on December 11, 1959, the son of William C. and Catherine McCaffery Larkin.Stephen was a LP Gas Technician with Suburban Propane in Mt. Kisco, NY. He was a parishioner of St. John The Evangelist Church in Mahopac and was active in Scouting while his sons were growing up. Stephen was a Life Member... Read more

John P. Gilvey

8/13/2014

John P. Gilvey of Mahopac, NY passed away at home surrounded by family on Wednesday, August 13 at the age of 93. He was born on March 30, 1921 in Cumberland, MD the son of John P. and Agnes Peyton Gilvey.John was the first Commissioner of the Town of Carmel Parks and Recreation Department. He was responsible for the push to buy Sycamore Park. John worked for IBM for 33 years, retiring as the Manager of Central Scientific Services in 1990.... Read more

Donald Francis Best

8/10/2014

Donald Francis Best of Mahopac, NY passed away on Sunday August 10, 2014 at the age of 80. He was born on April 4, 1934 in Buffalo, NY the son of Frank and Clara Steppa Best.Donald was a chemist at Union Carbide in Tarrytown for many years and was a proud member of the Knights of Columbus.Donald is survived by his wife of 57 years Carol, his sons Mark (Karen), Timothy (Laura) and Christopher, his daughter Susan (Ronald) Monson, and 14... Read more

Walter Durr

8/8/2014

Walter Durr of Mahopac, NY passed away Friday August 8, 2014 at the age of 96. He is survived by his wife Margo Durr, daughters Madeline and Jacqueline, step-daughter Diane, 6 grandchildren, 3 step-grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. Visitation will be held on Sunday August 10th from 2-6 PM. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Monday August 11th at 10 AM at St. John the Evangelist Church, Mahopac with entombment will follow at... Read more

Maria T. DeFrancesco

Maria T. DeFrancesco

8/6/2014

Maria Theresa DeFrancesco (nee D'Amico)9/20/46 – 8/6/14On August 6, 2014, Maria passed away after a year-and-a-half battle with lung cancer. Maria had been cared for by her children, her granddaughter, and the wonderful nurses and aides at Calvary Hospital in the Bronx. At the time of her passing, Maria was 67.Maria was born on September 20, 1946, in the Bronx. She was the eldest child of Thomas and Jenny D'Amico. Maria married... Read more

Lucille Graziosa

8/5/2014

Lucille Graziosa of New Fairfield, CT passed away on Tuesday, August 5 at the age of 78.In lieu of flowers, please send memorial contributions in her name to the American Heart Association. Read more

Richard E. Hansen

Richard E. Hansen

8/4/2014

Richard E. Hansen of Mahopac, NY died on Monday, August 4 at the age of 70. He was born on July 22, 1944, the son of Richard and Margaret (Longoski) Hansen. Richard was a banker throughout his professional career and an active member of both the Mt. Kisco Elks Lodge and German American Social Club of Putnam Valley. He is survived by his wife Judy, his sister Margaret Bose and her husband Ronald, his nephew Ron Bose and his wife Erin, and... Read more