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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.

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

Paul Tedesco


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Helen D. Feldman


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Charles S. Kalinowski


Charles S. Kalinowski of Westchester County, NY and a former long time resident of Ancram, NY, passed away on Sunday March 27, 2011. He was 93. He was born in the Bronx on February 22, 1918, the son of Stanley and Anna Romanowski Kalinowski.Charles served in the US Army during WWII in Europe and saw combat in France and Belgium. He enjoyed gardening and sports, particularly golf, which he played until well into his 80’s, as well as... Read more

John J. "Bud" Mulvaney


John J. “Bud” Mulvaney, of Spring Hill, FL. formerly of Putnam Valley, NY passed away Tuesday March 22, 2011. He was 83. Born on October 29, 1927 in Manhattan, NY the son of John T. and Katie Moran Mulvaney.Bud is survived by his wife of 58 years, Mary C. “Kathleen”, his children John and his wife Linda, Thomas and his wife Suzanne, Maureen Kurtz and her husband Bill as well as his grandchildren Matthew, James, Kelly, Marina and... Read more

Sean Scanlan


Sean Scanlan, of Mahopac, NY passed away on Tuesday March 22, 2011. He was 87. He was born in Fintown, County Donegal, Ireland on November 23, 1923. Sean immigrated to the US in 1949, where he met his wife of 56 years, Anne Brady. He is also survived by his four children Sean, Roseanne, Mary and Michael, their spouses, thirteen grandchildren and one great-granddaughter. Sean retired from the NY Telephone Co. in 1985 after 36 years. He was a... Read more

Lee M. Dobbins


Lee M. Dobbins, of Mahopac, NY passed away on Wednesday March 16, 2011. He was 77. Lee was born in Philadelphia, PA on March 3, 1934, the son of Joseph and Emma Montgomery Dobbins.Lee worked as a Sales Representative for McGraw-Hill Corp. in NYC for 35 years, retiring in 1990. Following McGraw-Hill, he worked as a sales representative for Allstate Insurance, retiring from there in 2007. Lee was an avid train lover and had a passion... Read more

Agusta Lorenzini


Agusta Lorenzini, a 60 year resident of Mahopac, NY passed away peacefully at her home on Wednesday March 16, 2011 surrounded by her loving family. She was 80. She was born in Iceland on December 4, 1930, the daughter of Jon Olaffson and Gudrun Siggursdottir.Agusta was a school bus driver for the Mahopac Central School District for 21 years. She later drove for Heritage Hills and American Gymnastics. She loved all of the children that... Read more