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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.

John M. Busacco


John M. Busacco of Mahopac, NY passed away on April 3, 2012. He was 79. He was born in Brooklyn, NY on July 9, 1932, the son of Michael and Carmela Longobardo Busacco. John was a retired school teacher, an avid golfer and enjoyed a good cigar. He was a member of the Mahopac Golf Club. He is survived by his wife Dee, daughter Catherine, mother-in-law Joan Curtin, step children Michelle Madrak and Christopher Iannuzzi, MD and his... Read more

Therese M. "Terry" Potter


Therese M. "Terry" Potter, of Mahopac, NY passed away peacefully on April 3, 2012 at the age of 92.Terry devoted her entire professional career to nursing at the Putnam Hospital Center, hired in 1962 as the first night nurse and would later serve as a volunteer. She loved to travel and spend time with her grandchildren Elizabeth, Kevin, Julie, Kristy, Courtney, Kyle, Brianne, Stephanie and Hillary and her great-grandchildren Joseph, Abbie and... Read more

Carol Healy


Carol Healy of Mahopac, NY passed away on Sunday April 1, 2012. She was 72. She was born in Queens, NY on August 10, 1939, the daughter of Hugh and Josephine Markey.Carol was a registered nurse, retiring from Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla, NY. She was a parishioner of St. John The Evangelist Church in Mahopac and a member of the Catholic Daughters. Carol volunteered her time at St. John's Food Pantry.She is survived by her... Read more

Anthony Fabiano


Anthony Fabiano, age 80, of Yorktown Heights and formerly of Mahopac and the Bronx, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on March 31, 2012. Tony was born in New York, NY on November 21, 1931, son of the late Carmine and Angelina (Palumbo) Fabiano.Tony served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean War and worked as a mason foreman for the NYC Transit Authority for 25 years. Tony is survived by his loving wife of 52 years... Read more

Salvatore D'Agostino


Salvatore D'Agostino, of Mahopac, NY passed away on Saturday, March 17, 2012. He was 76. He was born on August 7, 1935 in Italy, the son of Giuseppe and Giovannina(Zeolla) D'Agostino. On August 3, 1957 he married his loving wife Rosaria Polcini in Italy before moving to the United States to start their life together and raise a family. He worked in New York City as a brick layer in the mason's union. He enjoyed playing bocce and hunting,... Read more

Michael A. Meola


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William J. Wagers


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Wallace J. "Wally" Ganong


Wallace J. "Wally" Ganong, of Wappingers Falls, NY and formerly Mahopac, NY passed away on Sunday March 4, 2012 surrounded by his family. He was 89. Wally was born on July 9, 1922 in Carmel, NY the son of Wallace and Emma McCollum Ganong.Wally is a life member of the Mahopac Volunteer Fire Department and is also a past commissioner.On September 16, 1951 he married Edna Stevens at the Lake Mahopac United Methodist Church, who survives in... Read more

Remy V. Mauer


Remy V. "Flash" Mauer, 81, passed away Sunday, February 26, 2012 in Mamaroneck, NY. Remigius Mauer was born June 28, 1930, to Ludwig and Elsie (Steiner) Mauer in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin where he was raised and graduated from high school.He was an avid sportsman and athlete: three time All- American 50yd. swimmer, 440 hurdler, and water polo player. In his youth, he worked on farms in the mid-west and always felt an affinity with the land. He... Read more

James William Kennedy


James William Kennedy, 84, of Mahopac, NY died February 22, 2012. He was born to the late Edward and Margaret Kennedy on August 1, 1927 in the Bronx, NY.James graduated from La Salle Academy in 1945 and received a BA in Business Administration from Fordham University. He married Margaret Gallagher in 1952, and they lived together in the Bronx before relocating to Mahopac in 1971.James served in the US Navy during World War II. He was... Read more