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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.

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

Thomas J. Harney

Thomas J. Harney

8/1/2016

Thomas J. Harney died suddenly on Monday, August 1, 2016, at the age of 29. Tommy was a lifelong resident of Mahopac, the fourth child and only son of James and Gail Harney. He loved cars, Rangers hockey, golfing with his brothers-in-law, kicking back a few beers and hanging with his friends. He was beloved by many for his wicked sense of humor, his kindness and loyalty, his work ethic and dedication, and his sweet, sensitive soul.He... Read more

Michael Lavin

Michael Lavin

7/31/2016

Michael Lavin of the Bronx passed away peacefully on Sunday July 31, 2016 surrounded by family at the age of 97. He was born in Bohogue, Manulla in County Mayo, Ireland on April 4, 1919, the son of Thomas and Mary Dolan Lavin.Michael emigrated to the United States in 1947. He worked for 37 years with the NY Telephone Co., retiring in 1984.He is survived by his wife Mary (nee Killeen), his children, Thomas Lavin and his wife Faith of... Read more

George "Chipper" Swarm

7/23/2016

George F. "Chipper" Swarm, a lifelong resident of Mahopac Falls, NY passed away peacefully on Saturday July 23, 2016 at the age of 73. He was born in Mahopac on March 31, 1943, the son of George E. and Beatrice Smith Swarm.Chip graduated from Mahopac High School and served in the US Army. He was a retired installer and repairman with Verizon in Mt. Kisco, NY.He was a life member of the Mahopac Falls Volunteer Fire Department and served... Read more

Jayne E. Dandreano

7/20/2016

Jayne E. Dandreano, a lifelong resident of Somers, NY passed away on July 20, 2016 at the age of 75. She was born in Granite Springs on August 5, 1940, the daughter of Daniel J. and Norma Tucker Tompkins.Jayne was an 18 year member of the Somers Volunteer Fire Department where she was an active firefighter, EMT and CPR instructor. While her sons were growing up, she was active in the boy scouts and became a foster mother to several... Read more

John L. Sullivan

John L. Sullivan

7/17/2016

John L. Sullivan of Somers, NY passed away on Sunday July 17, 2016 at the age of 79. He was born in Yonkers on December 16, 1936, the son of Daniel F. and Anna Drain Sullivan.John was an insurance agent and the retired owner of the John L. Sullivan Insurance Agency in Mahopac. He was a parishioner of St. Joseph's Church in Somers and a member of the Knights of Columbus, Our Lady of the Lakes Council #6318 in Carmel. He was also a member... Read more

Antoinette Georgio

Antoinette Georgio

7/16/2016

Antoinette Georgio, 90, of Somers formally a longtime resident of Mount Vernon, passed away on July 16, 2016.Antoinette was born on September 14, 1925 to the late Giuseppe and Luigina (nee DeFazio) Georgio in Mount Vernon, NY.Antoinette is survived by her loving sisters and brothers Anna, Rocketta, Domenic, Domenica and Joseph. She is also survived by her six nephews and nieces and thirteen great nieces and nephews. Antoinette was... Read more

James G. Flanagan III

James G. Flanagan III

7/15/2016

Dr. James G. Flanagan, III passed away at his home in Maine on July 15, 2016 at the age of 85. He was born in Manhattan, the son of James and Helen (Sheehan) Flanagan, Jr. James earned his BS degree from St Bonaventure University and then went on to serve as a Lieutenant in the US Army. In 1960 he received his Doctorate in Dental Surgery from Farleigh Dickinson Dental School and pursued perfection in his Ossining NY practice for 30 years. ... Read more