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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.

Eileen F. Baranowski

Eileen F. Baranowski

9/18/2016

Eileen Baranowski of Mahopac and formerly of New Canaan, Ct. passed away on September 18, 2016. She was 86. Born in The Bronx on November 27, 1929 to William P. and Matilda (Leskanic) Fowley. She married Edward T. Baranowski on May 10, 1952 and they were together 50 years when he died January 5, 2003. Both were active in their church, with special dedication to Right To Life. She is survived by her brother Donald Fowley (Jeanne) and her children... Read more

Gene T. Kelly

Gene T. Kelly

9/10/2016

Gene T. Kelly of Mahopac, NY passed away at home on September 10, 2016. He was 76. He was born in NY City on March 1, 1940, the son of Joseph and Cathryn Mulready Kelly.Gene was the retired Director of Corporate Communications for GHI Insurance in Manhattan.He is survived by his wife Catherine, his son Gene and daughter Janine as well as his grandchildren, Michael, Hope, Keira, Abigail and Kaitlyn. His grandson Sean passed away in... Read more

Ronald D. Keesler, Sr.

Ronald D. Keesler, Sr.

9/8/2016

Ronald D. Keesler, Sr., age 59 died on September 8th, 2016 at Putnam Hospital with his family by his side after battling pancreatic cancer for almost two years.He leaves his significant other (lovingly called his "girl") of 18 years, Linda Amicucci and his four children; Ronnie Keesler, Kayla Keelser, Jaimianne Amicucci, and Michael Amicucci. He also leaves behind his beloved god child Tammy Faccioli, his friend and brother-in-law, Juha... Read more

David E. Lind

9/5/2016

David E. Lind, most recently of Stamford, CT and a longtime resident of Westchester and Putnam Counties in NY passed away on September 5, 2016 at the age of 58. He was born in NY City on May 31, 1958, the son of Arthur and Mary Lind. After spending his childhood in Manhattan, his family moved to Scarsdale, NY where he attended Scarsdale High School. David was married to Simone Lieuwma for twenty years and had two children together.David was... Read more

Brendan K. Hynes

Brendan K. Hynes

9/4/2016

Brendan K. Hynes of Fishkill, NY (formerly of Mahopac) passed away on September 4, 2016 at the age of 82. He was born near Ballinasloe, County Galway, Ireland on June 1, 1934, the youngest of 5 sons of James and Catherine (nee: Burns) Hynes. On October 8th, 1966 he married Anne McDonnell in the Bronx, NY and they were married for nearly 50 years. Brendan and Anne raised 4 children; Kerril, Kathy, Kenneth, and Deirdre and are the loving... Read more

Leona Przymylski

Leona Przymylski

8/26/2016

Leona Hess Przymylski, 83, beloved wife of the late Sigmund "Whitey" Przymylski, died peacefully on August 26 after a brief illness.Leona was born on October 4, 1932, in Greenpoint Brooklyn, the 3rd of nine children to William and Jean Makowski Hess. She married Whitey shortly after graduating from high school and they started their life together on a farm in Yorktown, NY, where Yorktown High School now stands. They moved to Hastings-on... Read more

Kevin P. Harney

Kevin P. Harney

8/25/2016

Kevin P. Harney of Sebastian, FL and formerly of Mahopac, NY passed away on August 25, 2016 at the age of 72. He was born in the Bronx, NY, the son of Bernard and Grace (nee: Lillis) Harney. Kevin worked as an operating engineer for Local 14 in Flushing, Queens, NY for over 30 years. He leaves behind his wife Ellen of 53 years, his son James and Debbie, granddaughters Jaimie and Jessica, brother Jack, sister Regina, and loving nephews and... Read more

Marie Watkins

Marie Watkins

8/17/2016

Marie Watkins of Port Chester, NY passed away on August 17, 2016 surrounded by her family. Marie was 92. She was born on January 10, 1924 in New York City, the daughter of James and Claire (Lee) Tarello. She worked for many years as an administrative assistant in the advertising industry for Young & Rubicam. Marie is survived by her daughter Pat DiScenza, her sisters Grace (Jimmy) and Jeanne (Frank), her loving nieces and nephews, her... Read more

JoAnn Wennberg

JoAnn Wennberg

8/15/2016

JoAnn Wennberg of Mahopac, NY passed away on August 15th at the age of 73. She was born in the Bronx, the daughter of Hercules and Vivian (nee: Malia) Vinciguerra. On December 5, 1971 she married Fred Wennberg and she worked for many years in the real estate industry. JoAnn was a patriot and loved our country. She was a Past President of the VFW Ladies Auxillary #5491 and a Sunshine Girl of the American Legion #1080. She also loved the... Read more

John Capardo

John Capardo

8/7/2016

John Capardo, WWII veteran, was born on January 4, 1918 to parents Antonino and Elvira Cacopardo in Naples Italy and moved to the United States at the age of 3. John joined the army in 1941 and served as a Mess Sergeant until the end of the war in 1945. He married Frances Capardo in 1944 and had three children: Ronald, Denise and Rita. They lived in John's family home in Laurelton, Queens and he was a butcher owning his own store. In 1967... Read more