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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.

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

Judith M. Thompson


Judith M. Thompson, age 71, a resident of Shenorock, NY and formally of Yonkers, passed away on Saturday, April 23, 2011. She was born on March 20, 1940 to Rocco J. Montani and Martha Grzyb in Jersey City, NJ. She is predeceased by her husband James P. Thompson. She is survived by her sons James and John of Shenorock (formerly of Yonkers), Joseph and his wife Margaret of Lagrangeville, her grandchildren, James Jr. and his wife Tara, Stephanie... Read more

Joseph W. Duffy


Joseph W. Duffy, 67, a resident of Mahopac, NY since 1977 and formerly of Yonkers, NY passed away peacefully at Somers Manor Nursing Home on Friday April 22, 2011. He was born in Yonkers on August 3, 1943, the son of John and Marie Corliss Duffy. Joe was a plumber with Local 21, based in Peekskill, NY from 1962-1998. Upon his retirement from the union he became a Licensed Code Enforcement Officer and Gas Inspector for Putnam County from... Read more

Norman K. Holloway


Norman K. Holloway, a 40 year resident of Mahopac, NY passed away on Saturday April 16, 2011 at Calvary Hospital. He was 85. He was born in Heasley Mill, England on April 10, 1926.Norman served in the US Army during WWII, the Korean Conflict and Vietnam, and retired from the Army as a criminal investigator.Norman was a member, Past President and former Commissioner of the Mahopac Volunteer Fire Department which he joined in 1979.... Read more

Elizabeth M. "Betty" Lages


Elizabeth M. Lages, of Yorktown Heights, NY passed away on Tuesday April 12, 2011. She was 89. She was born in Yonkers, NY on April 24, 1921, the daughter of Thomas and Mary Connolly Trevorah.Mrs. Lages lived in Yorktown for the past 41 years. Prior to moving to Yorktown, she had lived in Peekskill and prior to that she was a resident of Mahopac and Yonkers, NY.Educated in Yonkers, Mrs. Lages was head cashier at A&P in Yonkers and... Read more

Elizabeth E. Peterson


Elizabeth E. Peterson, age 94, of Mahopac, NY passed away at Somers Manor Nursing Home in Somers, NY on April 12, 2011. She was a retired clerk with Bell Telephone in Manhattan.She is survived by her grandchildren, Bryan, Katelyn and Thomas Murphy. Her husband Walter and her daughter Linda predeceased her.Visiting will be held on Thursday April 14 from 2-4 & 7-9 pm at Joseph J. Smith Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be... Read more

John Austin Tiso , Sr.

John Austin Tiso , Sr.


John Austin Tiso Sr. of Poughkeepsie, NY and a former long time resident of Mahopac, NY passed away Sunday April 10, 2011 at Castle Point VA Hospital. He was 84. He was born in Mt. Vernon, NY on September 28, 1926, the son of Vincenzo and Anna Ianaro Tiso.John was a veteran having served in the US Navy for 43 years. He saw action during WWII and the Korean Conflict. He retired as a butcher working at The Meat Box in Mt. Vernon, NY.On... Read more

Isabell Catherine Esposito


Isabell Catherine Esposito was raised in upstate New York and lived as a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and nurse. She spent 63 of her 86 years with her husband Ralph by her side, and was a tireless supporter and cheerleader for her two children and five grandchildren, whose lives she helped shape until the moment of her passing. Generous to the Church and many children's charities - especially St. Jude's Research Hospital and Boys Town... Read more

Howard B. Moore


Howard B. Moore a long time area resident and a resident of Mahopac, NY for 44 years passed away peacefully with his family at his bedside on Thursday April 7, 2011 at Putnam Nursing and Rehabilitation Center after suffering from Alzheimer’s Disease. He was 68. He was born in Mt. Kisco, NY on March 20, 1943, the son of Brinton and Mary Quirk Moore. He was a graduate of John Jay High School in Cross River.Howard was the owner of Howard B... Read more

Frank P. Tagliaferro


Frank P. Tagliaferro, a Mahopac, NY resident since 1967, passed away on Tuesday April 5, 2011. He was 76. He was born in Manhattan on March 6, 1935, the son of Gaetano and Vincenza Cerasuolo Tagliaferro.Frank was a registered architect and had worked with Petrucelli Engineering in Valhalla, NY prior to his retirement. He was a member of the American Institute of Architects.Frank was a parishioner of St. John The Evangelist Church in... Read more