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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.

Paul Jonathan Fariselli

Paul Jonathan Fariselli

4/3/2014

Paul was born in Bronx, NY, to Paul Fariselli and Jacqueline Santiago on August 29, 1989, Step son to Chanel Fariselli. Grandson to Faustino Fariselli & Maria Fariselli and Isaura Rivera & Tomas Nieves. Paul Jonathan was an amazing older brother to Erika and Chastity Fariselli; as well as a younger brother to Francesca Florio and Efrain Mareinez. He was an outgoing person who loved to make people laugh; his smile and laughter would brighten... Read more

Celia Dominick

Celia Dominick

3/24/2014

Celia Dominick of Mahopac, NY and Formerly of Tuckahoe, NY passed away on Monday March 24, 2014 at the age of 94. She was born in Brooklyn, NY on July 8, 1919, the daughter of Luigi and Elvira Santanello Pietraniello.Celia was the co-owner along with her husband of the Imperial Bake Shops in Westchester and Putnam Counties.She is survived by her daughter Grace "Jackie" Pasquale of Mahopac, her grandchildren, Jeanna and Brion and her... Read more

James V. Quartararo

3/24/2014

James V. Quartararo of Katonah, NY and formerly of Mahopac, NY passed away on Monday March 24, 2014 at the age of 93. He was born in the Bronx on September 6, 1920, the son of Lawrence and Accursia Guardino Quartararo.James served in the US Army, stationed in the South Pacific during WWII. He was a parishioner of St. John The Evangelist Church in Mahopac, the Italian American Club of Mahopac and VFW Post 5491. He was a former member of... Read more

Kathy A. Puma

3/19/2014

Kathy Ann Puma, passed away after a courageous battle with cancer on Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at the Health Alliance- Mary's Avenue Campus in Kingston. Born on February 8th, 1966, in Tarrytown, NY, she was the daughter of Erika (Kraus) Geyer of Palm Beach Gardens, FL and the late John Kraus.For many years Kathy worked as a per diem LPN at a number of area facilities; including the Baptist Home and Archecare at Ferncliff, both in... Read more

Margaret Fanelli

Margaret Fanelli

3/14/2014

Margaret Fanelli, 68, a resident of Mahopac, NY for 42 years and now residing in Conway, South Carolina, passed away on March 14, 2014 after a long battle with cancer. She was a loyal and loving mother & wife. Margie was born in the Bronx, NY on January 7, 1946, the daughter of May & Ted Pawlowski. On October 23, 1965 she married Vito Fanelli in the Bronx. They moved to Mahopac in 1971. After many years in the hair industry, she opened a... Read more

Harry D. Jaffe

Harry D. Jaffe

3/14/2014

Harry D. Jaffe, 68, of Cortlandt Manor, NY passed away unexpectedly at work surrounded by his Jacobi Medical Center family. During his 42 years at Jacobi he rose from technician to Associate Director of the Blood bank. Born in St. Louis, Missouri to Emanuel and Louise (Ten Ecyk) Jaffe, he traveled around the country and Japan while attending seven different schools during his elementary school years. Harry graduated from City College of... Read more

Kenneth L. Hesse

Kenneth L. Hesse

3/9/2014

Kenneth L. Hesse of Denver, CO, formerly of Danbury, CT and Yorktown, NY died on March 9, 2014 at the age of 31. He was born in Mt. Kisco, NY, the son of Ronald and Wendy(Robinson) Hesse. Kenny was a student at Arapahoe Community College in Denver, CO in pursuit of a Physical Therapy degree, and planned on completing the degree at a university in Denver. He also had his EMT Certification, a Certified Nurse's Aide Certificate, and was a member... Read more

Edna S. Ganong

3/8/2014

Edna S. Ganong, a longtime resident of Mahopac, NY passed away on Saturday March 8, 2014 at the age of 89. She was born in Carmel, NY on January 29, 1925, the daughter of Edison and Hester Smith Stevens.Edna graduated from Mahopac High School in 1943 and was a member of the Lake Mahopac United Methodist Church.On September 16, 1951 she married Wallace J. Ganong at the Lake Mahopac United Methodist Church. Mr. Ganong died on March 4,... Read more

Eugene A. Head

3/7/2014

Eugene Head of Mahopac, NY, died on Friday, March 07, 2014 at the age of 74. Born in Jefferson Valley, NY, he was the son of John and Cecile Head. He was a proud member of the Westchester Heavy Construction Laborers Local 60 and worked as foreman for many years.He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Catherine; his son Eugene A. Head, Jr., his daughter Sandra Nicotra and her husband Charles, and 3 grandchildren. He was predeceased by his... Read more

Alice V. Pozzi

3/5/2014

Alice V. Pozzi of Mahopac, NY and formerly of the Bronx passed away peacefully on Wednesday March 5, 2014 at the age of 92. She was born in New York City on August 4, 1921, the daughter of Pierce and Alice McGonnell Carmack.Alice was a retired caseworker at the New York City Department of Social Services Bronx office. In Mahopac, she enjoyed attending the Kohler Senior Center.On September 6, 1942 she married John T. Pozzi at St. Joseph... Read more