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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.

Rose Piscatore

Rose Piscatore

12/17/2018

Rose Piscatore of Carmel, NY passed away peacefully on December 17, 2018 at the age of 101. She was born in New York City on September 9, 1917, the daughter of Antonio and Carmela(nee Tamburrino) Gianfrancesco. Rose is survived by her son Raymond Ortiz and his wife Sandra, her daughters Carmen Bierman, Rosemarie Oliveri, and Margaret Ortiz; her sister Theresa Dannacker, her brothers Jerry and Sal Gianfrancesco, 12 grandchildren, 19 great... Read more

Douglas L. Hyatt

Douglas L. Hyatt

12/15/2018

Douglas L. Hyatt, a lifelong resident of Mahopac Falls, passed away peacefully on December 15, 2018 surrounded by his family; he was 82 years old. He was born in Mahopac, NY on August 6, 1936, the son of James and Clara(Head) Hyatt. Doug was a 64 year life member of the Mahopac Falls Volunteer Fire Department and served as a past president and vice president, as well as a past president of the Board of Directors. During his tenure, he... Read more

Janet F. Marion

Janet F. Marion

12/11/2018

Janet F. Marion of Mahopac, NY passed away on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at the age of 72. She was born in Yonkers, NY on November 13, 1946, the daughter of Jay and Emilia (DiMuro) Shepherd.Janet moved to Mahopac in 1970 from Yonkers. She was a retired Account Manager with the Simmons Group, LTD in Briarcliff Manor, NY.On May 27, 1967 she married George D. Marion at Annunciation Church in Yonkers. In addition to George, she is... Read more

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