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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.

Anthony "Tony" Trzaska

Anthony "Tony" Trzaska

1/15/2019

Anthony "Tony" Trzaska of Mahopac, NY passed away on Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at the age of 83. He was born in the Bronx on April 29, 1935, the son of Stanley and Ketryn (Chomentowska) Trzaska, the youngest of 15 children.Tony proudly served in the US Army. He worked as an Engineering Associate with AT&T in White Plains, NY for 29 years until his retirement in 1990. He loved skiing, swimming, traveling (especially to visit family in... Read more

Carmela A. Ansell

Carmela A. Ansell

1/14/2019

Carmela A. Ansell passed away on Monday, January 14, 2019 at the age of 92. She was born in Jersey City, NJ on August 4, 1926, the daughter of Nicola and Marina (Rucci) Naglieri.Carmela first worked as a secretary for the FBI in New York City. Following her work with the FBI, she became the "Lunch Lady" in the Eastchester, NY School District. She worked for many years at the Greenvale Elementary School in the district and for several of... Read more

Brandora Diamond

Brandora Diamond

1/13/2019

Brandora Diamond, a 64 year resident of Mahopac, NY died peacefully on Sunday, January 13th at the age of 95. She was born in Pittsburgh, PA on September 20, 1923, the daughter of John and Bambina (nee Pantusa) Biafore. Brandora grew up in Brooklyn and met her future husband Frank R. Diamond of Mamaroneck whom she married on December 3, 1941. They were married for 51 years before he passed in 1992. Brandora was a homemaker like no other.... Read more

William J. Gould

William J. Gould

1/10/2019

William J. Gould Jr. of Mahopac, NY, died on January 10, 2019, at 69 years old following a long battle with Parkinson's disease. He was born on May 8, 1949, in Miami, Florida, the first son of William Sr. and Marie (née Flynn) Gould. On December 30, 1989, he married JoAnn Abel in White Plains, NY, and they were blessed with their daughter Sarah Marie in February 1994. William, affectionately called "Bill" or "Billy" by his family and... Read more

William T. Behrends

William T. Behrends

1/9/2019

William T. Behrends, a longtime resident of Mahopac, NY passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at the age of 92. He was born in Manhattan on December 4, 1926, the son of Frederick and Margaret (Dolan) Behrends.Bill served in the US Marine Corps during WWII. Following the war he worked in the business world for National Cash Register Co. (NCR) and Boroughs. Because his job took so much time from his family, he went into... Read more

Ralph J. Esposito

Ralph J. Esposito

1/5/2019

Ralph J. Esposito of Mahopac, NY and formerly of Yorktown Heights, NY passed away peacefully on January 5, 2019 with his family by his side. Ralph just celebrated his 98th birthday on January first. He was born at home in the Bronx on January 1, 1921, the son of Michael and Mary (Imperiale) Esposito.Following High School, Ralph served in the US Coast Guard during WWII. He attended the NY City Police Academy and became a NYPD officer. He... Read more

John R. Blair

1/1/2019

John Robertson Blair passed away peacefully at his home on New Year's Day 1/1/19, surrounded by family. He was 97 years old. He grew up in New Rochelle, New York. John was an avid sailor and rowed crew competitively in his early years .He was a veteran of WWII serving in the Army Air Corps as a bombardier. He flew in a B-17 (Flying Fortress) and was discharged with a rank of Captain. John received numerous medals during his tour including the... Read more

Richard A. Iadarola

12/28/2018

Richard A. Iadarola of Mahopac, New York passed away on December 28, 2018 at the age of 79. He is survived by his wife Marie, his sons John (Vera) and Michael (Regina), his daughters Christine Fennell (Matthew) and Maria Iadarola, his siblings Edward (Ann) and Elaine Cortalano; and 6 grandchildren. Visitation is scheduled for Sunday, December 30th from 1-4 PM at the Joseph J. Smith Funeral Home in Mahopac, NY. A Mass of Christian... Read more

Carol J. Vicario

Carol J. Vicario

12/28/2018

Carol J. Vicario, a lifelong resident of Mahopac, NY passed away on December 28, 2018 at the age of 75. She was born in Yonkers, NY on July 8, 1943, the daughter of Donald and Ruth (nee Kronenburg) Courtney. Carol and her late husband Patrick owned the Mahopac Railroad Tie Co. She was instrumental in the formation of the Lake Association Committee and an avid gardener. Carol is survived by her son Brian and his wife Debra, her... Read more

Eileen M. Saccone

12/23/2018

Eileen M. Saccone passed away on Sunday, December 23, 2018 at the age of 87. Graveside Service will be held on Thursday, December 27, 2018 at 10:30 am at Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery. Read more