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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.

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

Stella Riordan


Stella Riordan of Mahopac, NY died on February 22, 2012. Survived by her husband Thomas, her son Thomas and his wife Marianne and her grandchildren Hannah, Molly and Thomas.Visiting Friday February 24 from 2-4 & 7-9 pm at Joseph J. Smith Funeral Home, 692 US Route 6 Mahopac, NY. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Saturday February 25 at 11 am at Our Lady Queen of Peace Chapel of St. John The Evangelist Church, East Lake Blvd., Mahopac, NY. ... Read more

Rita "Nancy" A. DeSalvo


Rita "Nancy" DeSalvo, of Yorktown Heights, NY formerly of the Bronx, NY passed away on Monday February 20, 2012 surrounded by her family. She was born on June 27, 1941 in the Bronx the daughter of Maurice and Rita Savage. Nancy is survived by her son John, daughter Rita Brady and her husband Jim. Also, her brothers, Dick, her twin brother Roger and his wife Pat. Loving grandmother to TJ and James Brady and many nieces and nephews.... Read more

Edward E. Murphy


Edward E. Murphy, of Mahopac, NY passed away on Sunday February 12, 2012. He was born on January 24, 1931 in Yonkers, NY the son of the late Edward and Hazel (Varian) Murphy.Edward served in the US Army during the Korean Conflict. He was a retired operating engineer, working for Local #137 for over 40 years.On October 28, 1951 he married Joan Elizabeth Rafferty at St. Peter's Church in Yonkers. Joan passed away in February 1990. He is... Read more

Janice L. Autera


Janice L. Autera, of Carmel, NY passed away on Friday February 10, 2012 after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born in Yonkers, NY on October 20, 1938 the daughter of Antone and Mary (Vitola) Amaral. Janice worked as a secretary for many years at The Hebrew Home For The Aged in Riverdale, NY. Janice is survived by her son Vincent K. Autera Jr. and his wife Susan of Carmel, NY, her grandchildren Vinson, Janice and Justin and her... Read more

Joseph R. DeMaio


Joseph R. DeMaio, of Patterson, NY and formerly Mt. Vernon, NY passed away on Wednesday February 8, 2012. He was 86. Born on February 22, 1926 in Bronxville, NY the son of Canio and Margaret Pinto DeMaio.Joey was known to many of his friends as "Frank Sinatra" for his love of singing. Everyone who met him would walk away smiling because of his great sense of humor and contagious smile. Joey was a resident of PARC and spent the last 12... Read more

Marie K. Lutz


Marie K. Lutz, of Somers, NY and formerly of Lake Lincolndale, NY died Wednesday February 1, 2012. She was 91. Marie was born in Hawthorne, NJ on June 8, 1920, the daughter of Harold and Adrianna Cook.Marie was a dedicated member of the "Chat N So Club" which sewed cancer pads for Rosary Hill Home.On September 6, 1947 she married Frank J. Lutz. Frank died on September 29, 1997. She is survived by her daughters, Joann Wright of... Read more

Anthony D. Covone


Anthony D. Covone, a longtime resident of Mahopac Falls, NY and formerly of the Bronx died Tuesday January 31, 2012. He was 81. He was born in NY City on March 9, 1930, the son of Aniello and Camille Fiore Covone.Anthony served in the US Army during the Korean Conflict. He was a butcher at Red Mills Market in Mahopac Falls for many years. While living in the Bronx he was a member of the Knights of Columbus and active in CYO at St. Clair... Read more

Carmela  R. Perino

Carmela R. Perino


Carmela R. Perino, of Mahopac, NY formerly of the Bronx, NY passed away on Monday January 30, 2012. She was 89. Born in the Bronx on December 6, 1922 the daughter of Charles and Teresa Gargiulo Moscati.Carmela leaves behind her daughters Pauline Perino of the Bronx, Christine Almeida and her husband Robert of Pomona, NY, Joanne Dorme and her husband Pat of Mahopac and June Perino of Bay Harbor, Fl. She also leaves behind her grandchildren... Read more