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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.

Giuseppe Sottile

Giuseppe Sottile

12/5/2018

Giuseppe Sottile of Mahopac, NY passed away on December 5, 2018 at the age of 75. He was born on May 13, 1943 in Falcone, Sicily, the son of Mario and Tindara (nee Crinó) Sottile. Giuseppe worked as a brick layer in New York City throughout his life. On April 13, 1969 he married Providenza "Enza" Ruvolo; they were blessed with 2 children Daniel and Tina.Giuseppe is survived by his loving wife Enza, his daughter Tina Mercurio and her... Read more

Anne Margaret Mazzella

Anne Margaret Mazzella

11/25/2018

Anne Margaret Mazzella of Brewster, NY and formerly of Mahopac, NY passed away on Sunday, November 25, 2018 at the age of 74. She was born in Philadelphia, PA on August 13, 1944, the daughter of Albert and Aida Tieri Lofaro.Anne earned her Master's Degree and was a school teacher at St. Francis de Chantal School in the Bronx, earlier in her career. Prior to retirement, she was a medical office manager in Brewster.Anne had a special way... Read more

Antoinette Nina Mautone

11/23/2018

Antoinette Nina Mautone of Johnson City, NY and formerly of Mahopac, NY passed away on Friday, November 23, 2018 at the age of 90.Nina was known as a devoted wife, mother and grandmother, and a "favorite aunt" to many nieces and nephews. She was also a remarkably resilient person, having fought and defeated breast cancer in her 40s, and having lived with heart disease and declining mobility during her final years. She was proud of her... Read more

Frank J. Sampino, Jr.

11/19/2018

Frank J. Sampino, Jr. of Kingston, NY, age 76, passed away on November 19, 2018 after a brief illness. He had been a Dutchess County Corrections Officer for many years. He was also an employee of the Poughkeepsie School District. After retirement, he enjoyed operating the Zamboni machine at the Poughkeepsie Civic Center. He leaves one brother, Jerome Sampino of Port Chester, NY, two sisters Mrs. Jeanette Murray of Cortlandt Manor, NY and... Read more

Virginia Rita Russell

Virginia Rita Russell

11/17/2018

Virginia Rita Russell, born 8/10/38 in Brooklyn, NY, to parents John and Virginia Pendergast, died early Saturday morning, 11/17/18, at the age of 80 in Mooresville, NC where she resided with her daughter and son-in-law, Laura and Joe Amiano. Virginia was a devoted wife, to Joseph J. Russell, Jr. who passed away September 30, 2009, and mother of three, John, Joseph, and Laura. She is survived by her children, and their spouses, Kristina, Lesley,... Read more

Rhoda M. (Sweet) Kollar

11/12/2018

Rhoda M. (Sweet) Kollar, age 69, of S. Daytona, FL and formerly of Mahopac, NY died on November 12, 2018. Born on February 14, 1949, she is survived by her son, Jerry Kollar; grandchildren Skylar-Anna, Blaze and Aedellyn and sisters, Dorothy, Cynthia and Grace. Predeceased by her husband Rudolph and brother, Louis Sweet. She served as a Christian Missionary with her church, Covenant United Methodist Church in Port Orange. Visitation and... Read more

Valerie M. Baker

Valerie M. Baker

11/4/2018

Valerie M. Baker of Carmel, NY passed away on November 4, 2018 surrounded by her family; she was 62 years old. Valerie was born in the Bronx on March 3, 1956, the daughter of Joseph and Alfonsina (Rotolo) Papale. Valerie loved the beach life, and often traveled to the Caribbean with friends and family. She had an unwavering affection for animals and all forms of life. Her devotion to helping and caring for others was often shown as she... Read more

Eleanor "Cissy" Abruzzese

Eleanor "Cissy" Abruzzese

11/1/2018

Eleanor "Cissy" Abruzzese, formerly of Yorktown Heights, NY and currently of Shirley, Long Island, NY passed away on Thursday, November 1, 2018 at the age of 67. Cissy was born in Queens, NY on August 27, 1951, the daughter of Dr. Louis and Eleanor Redding Sirica.While living in Yorktown Heights, she worked in banking including Mahopac National Bank and Gold Dome. After Yorktown Heights, she lived for a time in Maryland where she was an... Read more

Margaret "Peggy" Keevins

Margaret "Peggy" Keevins

10/22/2018

Margaret A. "Peggy" Keevins passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on October 22, 2018 at the age of 72. She was born in Queens, NY, the daughter of William H. and Margaret (McDermott) Wilson. Peggy worked as a pre-school teacher at St. John The Evangelist Church for over 20 years. On September 16, 1967 she married Gerard "Gerry" Keevins and they were blessed with three children. During the summer months, Peggy loved spending... Read more

Carl B. Lugbauer

Carl B. Lugbauer

10/14/2018

Carl B. Lugbauer of Mahopac, NY passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 14, 2018 at the age of 76. He was born in Mt. Vernon, NY on February 25, 1942, the son of Edward and Margarite (Creutzberger) Lugbauer.Carl was a graduate of A.B. Davis High School in Mt. Vernon. He was a self-employed window treatment installer, working in Westchester and Putnam Counties in NY and in the Connecticut area.Carl enjoyed golf, bowling and working in... Read more