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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.

Francis "Bob" Iarossi


Francis “Bob” Iarossi, a 31 year resident of Mahopac, NY and formerly of Pleasantville, NY passed away on Saturday June 11, 2011 at Putnam Hospital Center in Carmel, NY. He was 68. Bob was born on December 8, 1942 in the Bronx, the son of Francis C. and Olga Simoncini Iarossi.Bob served in the Air National Guard and was a retired painting supervisor at Hartel’s Auto Body in Yorktown Heights, NY. In addition to his love of cars, he... Read more

Mauro A. Jose

Mauro A. Jose


Mauro A. Jose, of Cortland Manor, NY passed away unexpectedly on June 7, 2011. He was 49. Born on June 6, 1962 in Belem, Brazil, the son of Milton and Marina Jose.He was the owner of Mauro Jose Construction for the last 27 years. His love of the outdoors showed in all aspects of his life. He loved spending time with his wife, children and his dog Snickers. His endless amount of jokes always had his home filled with love and laughter. He... Read more

Susan A. Albus


Susan A. Albus of Marlboro, NY and formerly of Newburgh, NY passed away Saturday June 4, 2011. She was 64. She was born in the Bronx on March 4, 1947, the daughter of Rudy and Helen Schultheis Horvath.Susan was a quality technician with IBM Corp. in Fishkill, NY.She married Stephen Albus in the Bronx in 1972. Stephen died on December 3, 1982. She is survived by her son Joshua and his wife, Regan of Simpsonville, SC, her brother Rudy... Read more

Anna R. Oliva


Anna R. Oliva, a longtime resident of Mahopac, NY passed away on Saturday June 4, 2011 at the home of her daughter. She was 81. Anna was born in the Bronx on April 16, 1930, the daughter of Michael and Maria Fasano Marano.Anna was a homemaker and a parishioner of St. John The Evangelist Church in Mahopac.On June 6, 1954 she married Louis J. Oliva at Holy Rosary Church in the Bronx. Louis passed away on January 28 of this year. She is... Read more

Cecilia Di Leone


Cecilia Di Leone, a longtime resident of Mahopac, NY died Sunday May 29, 2011 at the United Hebrew Geriatric Center in New Rochelle, NY. She was 105. She was born in Italy on May 7, 1906, the daughter of Pasquale and Elizabeth Cofrancesco. She came to the US in 1921 and settled in Waterbury, CT before moving to Mahopac.She was a parishioner of St. John The Evangelist Church in Mahopac and a member of its Altar Rosary Society as well as a... Read more

Robyn B. Verini


Robyn Beth Verini, of Waterbury, CT passed away Sunday May 22, 2011 at St. Mary’s Hospital from severe COPD. She was 62. She was born on January 20, 1949 in the Bronx, NY, the daughter of Bernard “Irving” and Muriel Edelstein Mintzer.Robyn is survived by her soul mate Gino Mascia, her mother Muriel, her sons John and Chris Verini, her brothers Paul and Jay “Ricky” Mintzer, her sister Sherrill Coniglio, and four grandchildren John,... Read more

Patricia A. Walsh


Patricia A. Walsh, of Beacon, NY formerly of Shrub Oak, NY and Yonkers, NY passed away on Sunday May 15, 2011. She was 70. She was born in Yonkers the daughter of Anthonie and Catherine Williams VanderWerff.On October 3, 1956 she married Patrick R. Walsh. In addition to her husband, she is survived by her mother Catherine, her sons Patrick Jr. and Timothy, her daughter Catherine Faulkner, her brothers Anthonie and James, her sisters Kathleen... Read more

Theodore M. Ogden, Sr.


Theodore M. Ogden Sr. of Lake Carmel, NY passed away Tuesday May 10 at Dutchess Center For Rehabilitation in Pawling, NY. He was 72. He was born in Yonkers, NY on December 20, 1938, the son of Russell and Veronica Forrest Ogden.Ted was a retired Principal Stationary Engineer at the Sing Sing Prison in Ossining, NY. Following his retirement in 1994 he operated Ogden’s General Contracting.During his life, Ted was an avid outdoorsman... Read more

Susan J. Barton


Susan J. Barton, a long time resident of Mahopac, NY passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Sunday May 8, 2011. She was 72. She was born in Ossining, NY on August 25, 1938 the daughter of Delmar Adams Sr. and Jennie FitsEmons. On December 29, 1956 Susan married her husband John A. Barton at The First Presbyterian Church in Mahopac, NY. In addition to her husband of Mahopac, she is survived by her son David Knapp, daughter... Read more

Jessie M. Bartz


Jessie M. Bartz of Woodbridge, VA and formerly of Shenorock, NY and the Bronx passed away on Thursday April 28, 2011. She was 97. Jessie was born in New York City on May 10, 1913. She was a retired administrative assistant at Bella & Co. on Long Island.She is survived by her daughters, Lillian Serraro and her husband Chris and Carol Byrne and her husband Robert, her grandchildren, Sean, Jason, Kimberly and Trevor and her great... Read more