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Joseph J. Smith Funeral Home, Lake Mahopac, NY, obituaries, online memorials


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.

Ralph Sessa


Ralph Sessa of Mahopac, NY passed away on Thursday October 18, 2012 at the age of 72. He was born on May 21, 1940 in Manhattan, NY the son of Carmine and Lena (Gueci) Sessa.He leaves behind his wife of 48 years Margaret, his sons Ralph and his wife Melani, Phillip and his wife Stephanie and Davin Sessa, his grandchildren Antonio, Lorenzo, Makayla, Miranda and Julia and his sister Carol Sessa.Family will receive friends at Yorktown... Read more

Thomas P. Bradbury, Sr.


Tom Bradbury, 85, of Somers, NY passed away on October 16, 2012. Beloved husband of Virginia (Jinnie) Bradbury for 67 years, loving father of Thomas (Nancy) Bradbury, Jr., Peggy (Joe) Cassino, Richard (Karen) Bradbury and Susan (Joe) Pietretti, and very proud grand and great grandfather of 15 grandchildren (and spouses) and 28 great grandchildren.Tom was predeceased by his sisters Edna Harmke and Gertrude Houlihan and his brothers Jack... Read more

Francis J. Grimont


Francis J. Grimont, who was raised in Yorktown Heights, NY and lived in Mahopac, NY for over 50 years, passed away on Monday October 15, 2012. He was 77. He was born in Peekskill, NY on September 22, 1935, the son of Timothy and Emily DiGiovanni Grimont.Frank was the owner/operator of Mantovi Septic Tank Service, Inc. in Mahopac and was a member of Local 137, Operating Engineers. He was an avid motorcycle enthusiast and had owned a Harley... Read more

Paul M.  Bernardi

Paul M. Bernardi


Paul M. Bernardi, 63 of Mahopac, NY passed away on October, 9th 2012. He was born on December 1, 1948 to Paul and Catherine Bernardi of Yonkers, NY.Paul graduated from Lincoln High School, class of 1966 and New York University, class of 1970. Paul, a trombonist, had a very prominent career. He played on the single "A Fifth of Beethoven" which was used in the motion picture "Saturday Night Fever." He toured with Frankie Valli & the Four... Read more

Robert W. Baldwin


Robert W. Baldwin, a resident of Carmel, NY since 1964, passed away unexpectedly on October 6, 2012 at the age of 82, at Putnam Hospital Center surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Patchogue, NY on June 22, 1930, the son of Kenneth and Lillie Marie Crumley Baldwin.Robert was a retired buyer and negotiator with IBM Corp. in Westchester County, NY. He was an avid golfer and was a member of Pehquenakonck Country Club.On April... Read more

Thomas H. Zimmer


Thomas H. Zimmer of Mahopac, NY died Thursday October 4, 2012. He was 60 years old. He was born in Manhattan on January 8, 1952, the son of Henry and Clara Pinter Zimmer.On November 6, 1977 he married Elizabeth "Cindy" Theodore at Prophet Elias Greek Orthodox Church in Yonkers, NY. In addition to Cindy and his mother, he is survived by his daughter Stephanie Pennella and her husband Patrick of Alexandria, VA, his brother Henry and his... Read more

Ernest Henning


Ernest Henning of Yorktown Heights, NY formerly Harrison, NY passed away unexpectedly surrounded by his family on Saturday September 29, 2012. He was 86. He was born in Brooklyn on March 10, 1926 and retired from Pepsico in Purchase, NY.On October 28, 1950 he married Rosemary Cleary in the Bronx. She predeceased him on July 30, 2010. He is survived by his children, Joan (Jim) Brucale, Jay, John (Maureen) and Jerry Henning and 7 grandchildren... Read more

Marjorie Melomo


Marjorie Melomo of Mahopac, NY passed away Thursday September 27, 2012 surrounded by her family, just shy of her 100th birthday. She leaves behind her children Robert (Lois) Astorino and Linda (Fred) DiNoia, her loving grandchildren Tara (Ralph) Cigliano, Debra (Lance) Bloomer, Andre (Emily) DiNoia, Alison (Cormac) McGlynn and Robert (Sheila) Astorino and her adoring 12 Great-Grandchildren. She was predeceased by her son Richard. She will be... Read more

John Pockett


John Pockett passed away at his home in Carmel, NY on September 21, 2012, he was 57. He is survived by his son Matt and his sisters Susan and Brenda. A memorial service will be held at the American Legion, 136 Jay Street, Katonah, NY on Sunday, October, 14, 2012 at 11AM. Read more

Frank Condon


Francis V. "Frank" Condon died Thursday, September 20, 2012 in the care of his loving family. He was born in Nenagh, County Tipparary, Ireland on November 26, 1927, the youngest of ten children of John and Bridget(O'Brien) Condon. Frank and his surviving wife Mary were married for over 51 years. He is also survived by his sons Michael(Mary) of Mahopac, Kevin of Miami, FL; his sister Tess O'Donoghue of Ireland; and his grandchildren Liam and... Read more