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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.

Beatrice D'Agostino

Beatrice D'Agostino

4/1/2017

Beatrice D'Agostino (Babak) formerly of Mahopac, NY passed away April 1, 2017 peacefully at home. She was 91 years old.Beatrice was born April 15, 1925, in Yonkers, N.Y. to Michael Babak, Sr. and Mary (Halco) Babak. Beatrice was predeceased by her husband Dominick D'Agostino and daughter Janice Alexa(Dennis).Beatrice is survived by her daughter Patrice (Richard) Santarelli, Her grandsons Adam (Jennifer) Santarelli and Jason Alexa, Her... Read more

David F. Doner, Jr.

David F. Doner, Jr.

4/1/2017

David F. Doner, Jr. of Mahopac, NY passed away on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at the age of 76 after a valiant battle with lung cancer. He was born on October 18, 1940 in Queens, NY to David and Adelaide (Springer) Doner, Sr. He received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics from St. John's University in 1962 and went on for his Masters at New York University. On June 1, 1963, he married his high school sweetheart Lillian "Honey" Bucalo;... Read more

Greta E. Upham

Greta E. Upham

3/30/2017

Greta E. Upham, a long time resident of Mahopac, NY passed away on Thursday, March 30th at the age of 88. She was born in the Bronx on December 23, 1928, the daughter of Albin and Eleanor (Sars) Johnson. On May 20, 1950 she married John Graham Upham; they were married for over 52 years before his passing in 2002.Greta was dedicated to others and held herself with dignity and grace. The love she shared with not only her husband but her... Read more

Donald  J. Allbee

Donald J. Allbee

3/29/2017

Donald James Allbee, a longtime resident of Mahopac, passed away on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at the age of 87. He was born in Yonkers, NY, the son of Allen and Charlotte (Mader) Allbee. Donald began his banking career with People's Savings Bank, Yonkers in 1955; he retired from Peoples Westchester Savings Bank as Vice President in 1989. He was a proud veteran of the US Air Force, serving in the Korean War.Donald was a member of the Kiwanis... Read more

John Luzzi

John Luzzi

3/28/2017

John Luzzi, a Mahopac, NY resident for 55 years, passed away at home on Tuesday March 28, 2017 at the age of 88. He was born in Camden, NJ on March 19, 1929, the son of Giovanni and Rose Dratch Luzzi.John grew up in Manhattan's lower east side. He served in the US Army from 1946-48 and then immediately enlisted in the US Air Force and served until 1952. He declined a tryout with the Pittsburgh Pirates professional baseball team shortly... Read more

Karen Butterfield

Karen Butterfield

3/27/2017

Karen Butterfield of Mahopac, NY passed away on Monday March 27, 2017 at the age of 74. She was born in Brooklyn, NY on March 12, 1943, the daughter of Sidney and Harriet Prue Hersch.Karen was the secretary at the First Presbyterian Church in Mahopac Falls where she was a member and sang in the church choir. She was an active participant in Relay for Life and served as the caregiver chair. Among her hobbies, she had a green thumb and... Read more

Arthur B. Bortz

Arthur B. Bortz

3/26/2017

Arthur B. Bortz, a 59 year resident of Mohegan Lake, NY passed away on Sunday March 26, 2017 at the age of 93. He was born in Laureldale, PA on February 19, 1924, the son of Charles and May Wegman Bortz.Arthur served in the US Navy during WWII. He served on LST 391, landing at the beaches of Normandy and surviving the invasion. He was a member of American Legion Post 1009 in Yorktown Heights, NY.After graduating from Muhlenberg High... Read more

Mary DeFrancesco

Mary DeFrancesco

3/23/2017

Mary DeFrancesco, a lifelong resident of Mahopac, NY passed away on Thursday March 23, 2017 at the age of 97. She was born in Mahopac on April 15, 1919, the daughter of Enrico and Letizia Paniconi Veschi.Mary graduated from Mahopac High School in 1937. Hers was the first graduating class in the school that is now Lakeview Elementary School. She, along with her husband Enrico, owned Ricky's Luncheonette in Mahopac for many years. She was... Read more

Joseph P. Campbell

Joseph P. Campbell

3/19/2017

Joseph P. Campbell, a resident of Mahopac, NY for over 50 years, passed away suddenly on March 19th in Myrtle Beach, SC at the age of 76. He was born in Brooklyn, NY the son of Joseph and Thelma (O'Donnell) Campbell. On September 12, 1964 he married Louise Svoboda; they were married for over 52 years. Joe was a proud veteran of the Marine Corps and continued his service as a FDNY firefighter for over 20 years. Joe was an avid golfer and... Read more

John C. Murphy

3/19/2017

John C. Murphy of Somers, NY passed away on Sunday March 19, 2017 at the age of 86. He was born in England on January 30, 1931, the son of Charles and Stephanie Boniface Murphy.John was a retired respiratory therapist at Putnam Hospital Center in Carmel, NY.He is survived by his wife Angela Kusterer-Murphy; his children, Richard and Simon Murphy, Alison Kennery and Leslie Verity; his step-children Jonathan Kusterer and Jennifer Lynn... Read more