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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.

Richard J. Casino


Richard J. Casino of Mahopac, NY passed away on Friday September 23, 2011. He was 59. Visiting will be held on Sunday September 25, from 2-6 pm at Joseph J. Smith Funeral Home. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Monday September 26 at 11 am at St. John The Evangelist Church in Mahopac. Private cremation will follow. Read more

Arthur R. Teasdale


Arthur R. Teasdale, of Yorktown Heights, NY passed away Friday September 2, 2011. He was 92. He was born in the Bronx on November 5, 1918, the son of William and Mary Schoales Teasdale.Arthur served in the US Army during WWII. He was a retired supervisor for the postal service in Manhattan.In 1941 he married Elizabeth Laidley at Our Saviors Church in the Bronx. Mrs. Teasdale died on August 14, 1998. He is survived by his son,... Read more

William  D. Spain

William D. Spain


William Darius Spain of Mahopac, New York died on August 31, 2011, age 92. He was born on August 26, 1919, first child of Mable Hollister Spain and William Henry Spain at the family home on McAlpin Avenue in Mahopac. Mr. Spain is survived by his seven children: Sharon (Doug) Rodda, William (Regina), Compton (Catherine), Michael (Trish), Kathryn (Brian) Miles, Jeffrey (Michele) and Christina and eleven grandchildren. His wife, Curtis, died in... Read more

Angela Barr


Angela Barr, a longtime resident of Mahopac, NY passed away at the age of 77 on Monday August 22, 2011 at her home. Angela was born in Italy on October 21, 1933, the daughter of John and Antoinette Tomosa Fantone.Angela was a waitress at the Bedford Golf and Tennis Club in Bedford, NY for over thirty years.On November 2, 1957 Angela married Wayne Barr. In addition to her husband, Angela is survived by her daughters, Debra Kirk of... Read more

Anthony R. Rendina


Anthony R. Rendina, of Brewster, NY and formerly of Mahopac, NY passed away on Thursday August 18, 2011. He was 58. He was born in the Bronx on November 25, 1952, the son of Anthony and Josephine Talio Rendina.Anthony was a retired engineer for the Town of Carmel Building Department. He was a Life Member and Honorary Chief of the Mahopac Volunteer Fire Department, joining the department in 1979. He served various ranks in the fire... Read more

Kathleen Flynn

Kathleen Flynn


Kathleen Flynn, of Somers, N.Y., died at her home on August 17, 2011 following a brief illness. She was 77 years of age. A native of New York City, Kathleen was the widow of Joseph Flynn, a career law enforcement official who served with distinction in the New York City Department and later as the Chief of the Long Island Railroad Police. Kathleen and Joseph were married in 1955. Joseph passed away in 2001. Kathleen’s long and... Read more

Frank Battista

Frank Battista


Frank Battista, a lifelong resident of Mahopac, NY passed away on Sunday August 14, 2011. He was 91. Born on November 18, 1919 in Casalciprano, Italy the son of Carmine and Carmela Iapaola Battista, immigrating to the US at the age of 9.On July 15, 1947 he married Yolanda Lombardi at St. John the Evangelist Church in Mahopac. In addition to his wife of Mahopac, he is survived by his children Anthony and his wife Sandra, James and his wife... Read more

Bernard M. "Bernie" Oliveri

Bernard M. "Bernie" Oliveri


Bernard “Bernie” M. Oliveri, of Carmel, NY formerly of the Bronx, NY passed away on Tuesday August 9, 2011. He was 58. Born on December 2, 1952 in Brooklyn, NY the son of Frank and Rita Margiasso Oliveri. On July 4, 1998 he married Rosemarie who resides at their home in Carmel. He is also survived by his sons William Monahan and his wife Dilia, Richard Monahan and his wife Colette and Timothy Monahan, his grandchildren Kristyn, Hillary,... Read more

Jane Elizabeth Porcelli

Jane Elizabeth Porcelli


Jane Elizabeth Porcelli, of Mahopac, NY passed away peacefully with her family at her side on Thursday August 4, 2011. She was 70. She was born on November 24, 1940 in Patterson, NY, the daughter of Emerson Buckingham Smith and Evelyn “Hon” Smith.Jane retired in 2003 from Putnam County where she worked in the environmental health department.On August 6, 1966 she married Michael A. Porcelli, who resides at their home in Mahopac. She... Read more

Enid Parker


Enid A. Parker departed this life Tuesday, August 2, 2011 at Putnam Hospital Center in Carmel, NY. Enid was born on March 16, 1928 to Orie J. Underwood and Sarah Fortune Underwood in Youngstown, Ohio. She graduated from Youngstown South High School in 1946 and attended The Chicago Institute of Fashion and Design in Chicago, IL She was formerly employed at Marlane’s Bridal shop, Livingston, and Aamco in Youngstown. She also worked at... Read more