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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.

Marilyn R. Benson

9/16/2014

Marilyn R. Benson of Somers, NY passed away peacefully on September 16, 2014 at the age of 84. Wife of Charles Benson, mother of Christopher Benson and his wife Ellen McGrath Benson and Meredith Benson, sister of Charles and Michael DeMar, grandmother of Caitlin and Stephen Benson and Carl (Jessi) and Paige Fuhrman and great grandmother of Jackson Fuhrman.Visiting Friday September 19, 2014 from 5-8 pm at St. Luke's Episcopal Church, Somers.... Read more

Robert S. Morelli

Robert S. Morelli

9/15/2014

On September 15, 2014, Robert passed away after a year-and-a-half battle with lung cancer. Robert had been cared for by his wife, children, grandchildren and wonderful family and friends. At the time of his passing, Robert was 56 years old.Robert was born on September 22, 1957, in Nyack, New York. He was the middle child of Fred and Giulietta Morelli. Robert grew up in Stony Point, New York and graduated from North Rockland High School.... Read more

Dario Rossi

9/14/2014

Dario Rossi of Roslyn Heights, NY died on September 14, 2014 at the age of 88. He was born in New York, NY on October 24, 1925 the son of Dominico and Amelia Rossi. He worked most of his life as a mover with the Teamsters in the Bronx and was also a proud veteran of the US Army. Mr. Rossi enjoyed being a team manager with the Throgs Neck Little League and was an active fundraiser. Dario is survived by his son Donald and his wife Lorraine... Read more

Thomas Francis Jacobellis

Thomas Francis Jacobellis

9/12/2014

Thomas F. Jacobellis of the Bronx, NY passed away on Friday September 12, 2014 at the age of 90. He was born on September 23, 1923 in the Bronx the son of the late Frank and Antoinette Amatulli Jacobellis. Tom was in the Army Air Force serving his country during WWII.Tom is survived by his son Frank Jacobellis and his wife Frances, his grandson Thomas and his wife Kay-Lynn Jacobellis and Victoria and her husband Eric Luczkowski. He was... Read more

Thomas J. McGill

9/8/2014

Thomas Joseph McGill, of Mahopac, NY passed away on Monday September 8, 2014 at the age of 69. He was born on January 27, 1945 in Kingston, PA, the son of the late Thomas and Marion Goodline McGill.Tom earned an associates degree from Penn State and went to night school at New York University for a bachelor's degree, both in electrical engineering. He worked for AT&T for 25 years in White Plains, NY retiring in 1989, which is also where he... Read more

Harry R. Rydquist

9/6/2014

Harry R. Rydquist of Mahopac, NY passed away on Saturday September 6, 2014 at the age of 87. He was born on December 13, 1926 in the Bronx.Harry served in the US Navy during WWII. After 50 years of working for the US Army Corps of Engineers in Sandy Hook, NJ Harry retired from being a Captain of a patrol boat. Harry is survived by his daughter Joan Cafaro and her husband Angelo, his sister Ella Dailey and his grandson Anthony. He was... Read more

Maria Ellen Duffy

9/3/2014

Maria Ellen Duffy of Mahopac, NY passed away on Wednesday September 3, 2014 at the age of 67. She was born on May 18, 1947 in the Bronx the daughter of Phillip and Nicola Farella Diorio.She was a teacher and founder of the St. John's Play Group in Mahopac, was on the Mahopac School Board for many years and dedicated a lot of her time to MSA Soccer.Maria is survived by her children Dorann (Larry) Morra and Joseph Duffy, brothers Phillip ... Read more

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

Isobel G. Smith

Isobel G. Smith

8/27/2014

Isobel G. Smith of Calabash, NC and formerly of Mahopac , Lake Carmel and Black River, NY passed away peacefully on Wednesday August 27, 2014 at the age of 98. She was born in Smith's Falls, Ontario, Canada on December 31, 1915, the daughter of Charles and Gertrude Sabourin Goff.Isobel attended Rome, NY schools and graduated from the Rome Free Academy in June 1933. She became a naturalized US citizen in 1942. She worked for Revere Copper... Read more