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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.

Annabelle Zeumann

9/21/2018

Annabelle Zeumann of Mahopac, NY passed away on Friday, September 21, 2018 at the age of 93. She was born in New York City on October 20, 1924, the daughter of John and Mary (Kelsch) Brefach. Annabelle is survived by her daughters Mary Paccione, Elizabeth Reifenheiser and her husband Gerard, and Joanne Ercole and her husband John; as well as her grandchildren John and Laura Ercole. She was predeceased by her husband Matthew in 1991. ... Read more

Janis D. Girardi

Janis D. Girardi

9/7/2018

Janis Elizabeth (DeRasmo) Girardi, daughter of Frances (Bracco) & Louis Coppo (predeceased), passed away at home on September 7, 2018, after a long illness, surrounded by the loves of her life – her husband and three children. She was 67 years old. A 30+ year resident of Mahopac, New York, Janis was born and raised in the Italian-American community of East Harlem, New York City in 1951. She took great pleasure in being together with family... Read more

Jerome D. Purdy

Jerome D. Purdy

9/7/2018

Jerome D. Purdy of Mahopac, NY died on Friday, September 7, 2018 at the age of 69. He was born on August 21, 1949 the son of Mulford and Marguarite (Ranken) Purdy. Jerome was a proud veteran of the United States Marine Corps and very active in the American Legion Post 1080 having served as a former Commander. He loved baseball and some would say he was a human baseball encyclopedia, the NY Yankees being his favorite to talk about. Jerry was... Read more

Dominick "Pepe" Pietranico

Dominick "Pepe" Pietranico

8/30/2018

Dominick "Pepe" Pietranico of Mahopac, NY passed away on August 30, 2018 at the age of 88. He was born in New York City, the son of Silvio and Phillipina (Antonucci) Pietranico. Dominick was a proud veteran of the United States Army and served active duty both domestically and abroad, including Korea, where he earned several distinguished service medals, including the Bronze Star. Pepe loved watching sports… ALL sports; baseball,... Read more

Marie von Bargen

Marie von Bargen

8/27/2018

Marie von Bargen of Mahopac, NY and formerly of Brewster, passed away peacefully on August 27, 2018 at the age of 92. She was born on May 1, 1926 in Brooklyn, NY, the daughter of Carl and Agnes (Hink) Weber. On February 11, 1951 she married Henry von Bargen; they were blessed with three children. Marie along with her husband Henry spent many years wintering in their airstream trailer in Florida. She especially loved their cabin on the... Read more

William P. Armstrong

William P. Armstrong

8/13/2018

William P. Armstrong of Mahopac, NY passed away on August 13, 2018 surrounded by his loving family; he was 76. He was born in Scotland on April 24, 1942, the son of John and Mary (Patterson) Armstrong. On September 16, 1972 he married Bridget Keane and they were blessed with two children. William worked with the TWU Local 100 as a bus driver and was a proud veteran of the US Army. He had a fantastic sense of humor. He enjoyed building... Read more

Kelly A. Sevik

Kelly A. Sevik

8/9/2018

Kelly (Lynch) Sevik of Somers, NY passed away on Thursday, August 9th at the age of 56 after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born on December 20, 1961, the daughter of Richard and Joan (Montibello) Lynch.Kelly was a dedicated mother who raised and is survived by her three daughters Kaitlin, Kirsten, and Karly Sevik. She is also survived by her father Richard, and her seven siblings; Richard (Margaret), Tim (Carolyn), Michael (Sue),... Read more

Lillian E. Picciano

Lillian E. Picciano

8/7/2018

Lillian Emma Meyer Picciano passed August 7, 2018, at the age of 89, after a long battle with vascular dementia. Lillian was a long time resident of Mahopac, New York. Lillian was born in 1929, to Emma Lucille Strauss Meyer and Laurtiz Vigdor Meyer in Manhattan, New York. She was previously deceased by her loving husband Eugene Anthony Picciano in 1988. Lillian is survived by sister, Doris Yaciuk, her three daughters, son in law and two... Read more

Mary P. Daniels

Mary P. Daniels

8/6/2018

Mary P. Daniels of Mahopac, NY passed away peacefully on Monday, August 6, 2018 at the age of 95. She was born in Brooklyn on March 3, 1923, the daughter of Joseph and Celia Sutera Guardino.Mary spent her early years living in White Plains, NY. On September 1, 1946 she married Frank A. Daniels at St. Bernard's Church in White Plains. Eventually they moved to Mahopac to raise their large family. Upon retirement, they moved to the Pocanos... Read more

Thomas D. Welch

Thomas D. Welch

8/5/2018

Thomas D. Welch, a lifelong area resident, passed away on Sunday, August 5, 2018 at the age of 70. He was born in Peekskill, NY on April 1, 1948, the son of Thomas D. Welch Jr. and C. Phoebe Huestis Welch.Tom attended Lakeland High School and proudly served our country as a member of the US Army in Vietnam. He was a longtime gas serviceman, most recently with Synergy in Cold Spring, NY. Tom enjoyed deep sea fishing and crabbing in his... Read more