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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.

Elizabeth H. Ciulla


Elizabeth H. Ciulla, a longtime resident of Valhalla, NY and a parishioner of Holy Name of Jesus Church in Valhalla, died Monday April 23, 2012 at her home. She was 93. She was born on May 15, 1918 in NY City, the daughter of Edward and Ida Ulrich Marron.On October 19, 1947, Elizabeth married James V. Ciulla. Mr. Ciulla died on November 18, 2002. She is survived by her daughter, Elizabeth M. "Betty" Ciulla of Valhalla, her son James K.... Read more

Vincent G. Roberto, Sr.

Vincent G. Roberto, Sr.


Vincent G. Roberto Sr., a longtime resident of Mahopac, NY and formerly of Yonkers, NY died Thursday April 19, 2012. He was 90. He was born in Yonkers on May 24, 1921, the son of Dr. Romeo and Ellen Smith Roberto.He graduated from the NY Military Academy in 1939. He attended Stevens Institute of Technology and left during WWII to work in the Brooklyn Navy Yard as a ship designer. A huge fan of jazz, Vin spent many nights at Nick's in NY... Read more

Marion Paustian


Marion Paustian, of Mahopac, NY and formerly of Granite Springs, NY died on Tuesday, April 17, 2012 at the age of 93. She was born on May 29, 1918, the daughter of John and Sarah (Osborne) Dexter.Marion was a lifelong member of the Church of the Good Shepherd in Granite Springs. She was an avid bowler, enjoyed crocheting and going to the casinos.On July 12, 1936 she married James G. Paustian, Sr. at St. Luke's Episcopal Church in... Read more

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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