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Joseph J. Smith Funeral Home, Lake Mahopac, NY, obituaries, online memorials


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.

Iris D. Fletcher


Memorial services will be held for Iris D. Fletcher, 61, Friday, December 12, 2014, 11AM at Antioch Baptist Church in Bedford Hills, New York. Iris departed this life on Sunday, December 7, 2014 in New York. Iris was born on July 16, 1953 in Youngstown, Ohio. She was the daughter of George J. and ... Read more

Eugene J. Keefe


Eugene J. Keefe of Mahopac, NY formerly Brewster, NY passed away on Thursday December 4, 2014 at the age of 80. Gene was a truck driver at Brewster Transit Mix for over 40 years and was a life member of the Brewster Fire Department for 60 years.He is survived by his wife of 28 years Lorraine Infante Keefe, his children Raymond and Gregory (Laura) Infante, Robert Keefe, Linda (James) Benzie and Johnny (Annette) Keefe, his six... Read more

Marie "Vicki" Hagan

Marie "Vicki" Hagan


Marie "Vicki" Hagan, a longtime resident of Mahopac, NY passed away on December 2nd, 2014. Vicki was born in Bronx, NY on October 17, 1951 to Katharine and Thomas Duffy. She graduated from Mahopac High School and later went on to be employed as a secretary, for 20+ years, at Austin Road Elementary School in Mahopac. Vicki enjoyed gardening, traveling, reading and vacationing at the beach with her family and spoiling her grandchildren. Vicki was... Read more

Anna M. Amiano

Anna M. Amiano


Anna M. Amiano, age 80, passed away peacefully on Saturday November 22, 2014. She was born in Mt. Kisco, NY, the daughter of Peter and Philomena Langiu. Anna had lived in the Bronx and Shrub Oak, NY before moving to Mahopac 44 years ago.Anna was employed as a meat and deli clerk at D'Agostino's in Cross River, NY before retiring in 1993. Anna loved children so much so that she was a foster mother to 34. On March 27, 1954 she married... Read more

Helen R. Mandragona


Helen R. Mandragona of Mahopac, NY and formerly of Yonkers and the Bronx passed away on Friday November 21, 2014 at the age of 93. She was born in NY City on October 10, 1921, the daughter of Pietro and Carmela Riccardelli DeSantis.Helen was a parishioner of St. John The Evangelist Church in Mahopac. She enjoyed entertaining and cooking and baking for her family and friends who loved her dearly.On September 9, 1945 she married Victor... Read more

Michael Geoghean

Michael Geoghean


Michael Geoghean of Mahopac, NY died on November 16 at the age of 61. He was born on October 12, 1953, the son of Arthur and Marguerite (McNamara) Geoghean. He retired as a Deputy Warden of the NYC Dept. of Corrections before a terrible accident that left him disabled, yet saved the life of a young boy. He received the humanitarian award on the steps of City Hall for his bravery; a hero in every sense of the word.He is survived by his... Read more

Judith Murphy


Judith Murphy of Mahopac, NY and formerly of Yorktown Heights, NY passed away on Tuesday November 11, 2014 at the age of 76. She was born in Brooklyn on March 16, 1938, the daughter of Stanley and Anna Lyngsch Juczak.Judy was a floral arranger at Lynn-Ann Florist in Floral Park, NY, retiring in 1990. In Mahopac, she attended the Kohler Senior Center and was a member of the RSVP Country Line Dancers.She is survived by her children,... Read more

Agostino Onorati


Agostino Onorati died on November 9, 2014 at the age of 76. He was born in Italy on February 3, 1938, the son of Antonio and Adele (Cortina) Onorati. He is survived by his daughters Eva Conciatiori and Kim Onorati.Friends and family are welcome to attend a visitation on Wednesday, November 12 from 4-8 PM at the Joseph J. Smith Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, November 13 at St. John The Evangelist... Read more

Edward  R. Quackenbush

Edward R. Quackenbush


Edward R. Quackenbush of Yorktown Heights, NY passed away unexpectedly on Thursday November 6, 2014 at the age of 57. He was born on November 19, 1956 in Yonkers, NY the son of the late Richard Quackenbush and Marie Vander Veer. He is survived by his children Bryan (Nicole) and Julia (Dean) Gilroy and his sisters Arlene (Brent) Perrott and Valerie (Robert) Baldes.Visiting will be held on Sunday from 3-7 PM at Joseph J. Smith Funeral Home. A... Read more

Vito A. Fanelli


Vito Fanelli, 68, former resident of Mahopac, NY for 42 years passed away after a brave battle with cancer on November 4, 2014. He was surrounded lovingly by family and friends. Vito was born on December 13, 1945 to the late Nicholas and Alma Fanelli. He grew up in the Bronx where he met the love of his life, Margaret (Fox). Vito was enlisted in the US Army from 1966-1968 where he served in Berlin, Germany as a Sergeant. After being... Read more