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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.

Bjorn Sigurjonsson


Bjorn Sigurjonsson, age 49, of Mahopac, NY died on November 24, 2011. Survived by his mother, Vilborg Sigurjonsson, daughters Lindsay and Ava, brothers Oskar, Reynir and Richard and three grandchildren. Visiting hours Friday December 2, from 2-4 & 7-8 pm where Funeral Services will commence at 8 pm. Private interment will be held at Ballard-Barrett Cemetery, Mahopac Falls, NY. Read more

Vito Cappelletti, Jr.

Vito Cappelletti, Jr.


Vito Cappelletti Jr, 49, a former resident of Pleasant Valley who lived in Mahopac with his brother Vinny and his wife Jeanmarie, lost his courageous five year fight with ALS on November 23. The son of Vito and Pauline Cappelletti of Yorktown Heights, he was born in the Bronx on June 11, 1962. He was a devoted father to his five sons, Noel, Vito, III, Patrick, Anthony and Joseph. A beloved brother to his sister Theresa and her husband John... Read more

Hedwig "Hedy" Roberts


Hedwig "Hedy" Roberts of Yorktown Heights, NY passed away on Tuesday November 22, 2011. She was 91. Hedy is survived by her son Brian Roberts, daughter Mary Ann Moore, 5 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband George T. Roberts on November 12, 2011 and her son Thomas Roberts on August 12, 2009.Visiting Sunday November 27 from 1-5 pm at Joseph J. Smith Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be... Read more

Howard F. Stockfield

Howard F. Stockfield


Honorable Howard F. Stockfield of Mahopac, New York, age 70, died peacefully surrounded by his family on November 19 in Valhalla, NY from idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. He is survived by his beloved wife of fifteen years, Joan; five children, Jodi Mancusi and her husband James, Rick Stockfield and his wife Mindy, Dan Stockfield and his wife Amy, Jennifer Galluzzo and her husband David and Alison Stallings and her husband Gary; and eleven... Read more

Michael Glenn Purdy

Michael Glenn Purdy


Michael Glenn Purdy, a lifelong resident of Mahopac, NY passed away on Wednesday November 16, 2011. He was 56. Mike was born in Yonkers, NY on February 26, 1955, the son of Keith and Dolores Ranken Purdy.Mike graduated from Mahopac High School in 1973. He was the tree trimming supervisor for the Town of Carmel Highway Department. He was a member of the Mahopac Volunteer Fire Department and was currently serving as its President.In... Read more

George T. Roberts


George T. Roberts of Yorktown Heights, NY passed away on Saturday November 12, 2011. He was 92. Husband of Hedy Roberts, father of Brian Roberts, Mary Ann Moore and the late Thomas Roberts. Also survived by 5 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.Visiting Wednesday November 16 from 3-7 pm at Joseph J. Smith Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday November 17 at 11 am at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church,... Read more

Josephine Connelly


Josephine O'Leary Connelly of Mahopac, NY, died at home surrounded by family, at the great age of 90 years, on November 11th, 2011. Beloved wife of the late Albert Joseph Connelly, Josephine was born October 11th, 1921, the Village of Eyeries, County Cork, Ireland to Jim and Catherine O'Leary. (nee Harrington).Josephine emigrated to NYC in 1949 where she and Albert were married at St. Nicholas of Tolentine Parish, December 23rd 1951.... Read more

Dorothy A. Beatty


Dorothy A. Beatty, 94, of Yorktown Heights, NY passed away on November 7, 2011. Dorothy was a retired supervisor at Longines Wittnauer in New Rochelle and a parishioner of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church in Shrub Oak, NY.She is survived by her son, Thomas (Valerie) and her daughters, Dorothy (Frank) and Lois (Edward), her brother, Harry, 7 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Thomas, brother... Read more

Domenica "Lena" Aliberti


Domenica "Lena" Aliberti, of Brewster, NY passed away on Thursday November 3, 2011. She was 93. Born the daughter of Nicolo and Assunta D' Auria in Philadelphia, Pa. She leaves behind her son Silvio Aliberti and his wife Clara, her daughter Rose Bellini, her brother Amedeo D' Auria, her sister Assunta Pascarelli, 8 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband Antonio Aliberti and her son-in-law John Bellini. Read more

Cheryl Stirpe


Cheryl Stirpe of New Rochelle, NY and formerly of Mahopac, NY passed away Friday October 28, 2011. She was 60 years old. Cheryl was born in New Rochelle on August 14, 1951, the daughter of Robert and Maureen Hicks. In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband, James, her son James and his wife, Meredith, her daughter, Cara, her siblings, Kenneth, Robert and Beth Hicks and her grandsons James and Patrick.A Funeral Mass was... Read more