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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.

Diana M. Carrano

Diana M. Carrano

6/21/2016

Diana M. Carrano of Mahopac, NY passed away on Tuesday, June 21 at the age of 70. She was born on June 14, 1946, the daughter of Domenic & Mary (Myrnick) Carrano. Most recently, she worked as an administrator for the Boys & Girls Club in Mt. Kisco.Diana is survived by her daughter Dana Carrano, her brother Frank Carrano and his wife Bonnie and their children Laurie(Bobby), Linda(Tony), Frank(Regina), Stacey, Kristy, and Jennifer; her... Read more

Steven Dudowitz

Steven Dudowitz

6/13/2016

Steven Dudowitz of Mahopac, NY passed away on Monday June 13, 2016 at the age of 55. He was born in Brooklyn on August 24, 1960.Steven had worked as an Operations Manager on Wall St. for 30 years, the past 11 of them with Seaport Global. He was well respected in the investment banking industry and served as a mentor to his colleagues.An avid sports fan, he coached softball with Mahopac Sports Association and was a big fan of the NY... Read more

Robert R. Franke

Robert R. Franke

6/13/2016

Beloved husband, father, son and brother, Robert Rhea Franke of Mahopac, NY passed away on Monday, June 13, 2016 at the age of 49. He was born on Long Island, the son of Robert and Linda (Lawson) Franke and grew up in Medford, NY. He graduated from Patchogue-Medford High School, and LaGuardia Community College focusing on Veterinary Medicine and most recently worked for MV Transportation (Putnam Transit). Rob shared many passions with... Read more

Rafael "Ralph" Bonilla

Rafael "Ralph" Bonilla

6/5/2016

Rafael A. Bonilla wasn't the kind of person to just say thank you. When someone went out of their way to help him, he wanted the person to be rewarded or at least recognized for their efforts. So whether it was a supermarket clerk who searched a backroom for a specific product or a bank manager who went out of their way to explain a complicated transaction, Bonilla took his thank you one step further. He would seek out the store manager, or... Read more

Lawrence W. Farrell

5/31/2016

Lawrence William Farrell of Mahopac, NY on May 31, 2016. Son of the late James and Mary Farrell, brother of James (wife Patricia, deceased), Ossining, NY; Bernard (Angela), Tarrytown, NY; wife Leanna, Mahopac; daughters, Ronni Jean (Joseph) Paradiso, Carmel, NY; Laura Pietrowicz, Wallkill, NY; Caitlin Farrell, Mahopac and son Peter (Donna), Cairo, NY; grandchildren, "Little" Ronni Paradiso, Queens, NY; Mark Paradiso, Carmel, NY and Daniel... Read more

Robert A. Esernio, Jr.

Robert A. Esernio, Jr.

5/29/2016

Robert A. Esernio, Jr. passed away suddenly on May 29, 2016 at the age of 57. He was born in Queens, NY, the son of Robert and Frances (Rabito) Esernio. On September 7, 1985 he married Kathleen Yorke and together they raised 3 beautiful children. Robert was a CPA and a partner at Ernst & Young in New York City before retiring in 2014.Bob was a passionate sports fan especially for the NY Giants, Knicks and Mets. He loved to watch movies... Read more

Eve Wagner-Nast

5/22/2016

Eve Amy Wagner-Nast of Mahopac, NY died on May 22, 2016 at the age of 74. She was born in the Bronx, the daughter of Julian and Isabelle (Grubman) Nast Wagner. Friends and family are welcome to attend a visitation on Wednesday, May 25 from 2-4 & 7-9 PM at the Joseph J. Smith Funeral Home in Mahopac. A funeral service will also be at the funeral home on Thursday, May 26th with interment to follow at Wellwood Cemetery in Farmingdale, NY. Read more

Phyllis Snyder

5/21/2016

An obituary will follow.Please see service information below. Read more

Arthur Leo Brannigan

5/19/2016

Arthur Leo Brannigan, 85, of Delray Beach, Florida and formerly of Mahopac, NY died Thursday, May 19, 2016 peacefully. He was the loving husband of Dorothy R. Brannigan. He is survived by his wife Dorothy of Delray Beach, Florida, and his two sons and daughters-in- law, A. Scott & Judy Brannigan of Swan Lake, NY, and James W. & Pauline Brannigan of New Milford, CT. He is also survived by his two grandchildren, Jennifer Brannigan and Kevin... Read more

Eileen Kalpaxis

Eileen Kalpaxis

5/16/2016

Eileen Kalpaxis of Mahopac died Monday, May 16 after battling cancer for over 5 years. She was born in Bronx, NY, the daughter of John and Julia (Hanley) McKillop. Eileen "The Queen" was a great mother, wife, sister, daughter, and friend. She gave so much love and laughter to all. She was a special lady who took no crap from anybody or anything yet was generous and loving. She will be missed by all who knew her. Eileen is survived by her... Read more