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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.

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

Edward Joseph Tocci

Edward Joseph Tocci


Edward Joseph Tocci, of Mahopac, NY passed away on Saturday November 1, 2014 at the age of 41 after a courageous battle with Lymphoma. He is survived by his beloved parents Edward and Maria Tocci, his cherished children Emily and Noah, his loving fiancé Pamela Lecker, his paternal grandparents Edward and Constance Tocci, his adoring sister Amy Lyn Colatruglio and her husband Joseph and his treasured niece and nephew Samantha and Joseph. He was... Read more

Ronald J. "Ronny" Schwager


Ronny Schwager of Crompond, NY died on October 28, 2014 at the age of 64. He is survived by his wife Lynn and his son Anthony Gallucci. A memorial visitation will be held on Saturday, November 1st from 2-6 PM at the Joseph J. Smith Funeral Home in Mahopac, NY. In lieu of flowers, please make memorial contributions in his name to the SEVA Foundation or your local humane society. Read more

Joanne Belcastro


Joanne Belcastro of Somers, NY passed away on October 20, 2014. She was born in West Aliquippa, PA the daughter of the late John and Maria Santilli Mondazzi.She is survived by her sons Vincent and his wife Kathleen and Paul and his wife Caren, her daughter-in-law Cynthia Belcastro, grandchildren Luke, John Matthew, Alissa and Alexandra and four great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband Paul and son Anthony.A Funeral Mass... Read more