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AARON, SCOTT JOSEPH - Dr. Scott Joseph Aaron born on December 25, 1960 died Friday, November 24, 2000 at his residence in Bossier City, LA. He is survived by his wife Jennifer Lea Terrell Aaron; children Jeremy Scott Aaron, Justin Joseph Aaron and Heather Elizabeth Aaron; father Robert Edward Aaron, step-mother Diane "Honey" Aaron, mother Mary Blanch Jersey, brothers Robert Michael Aaron and James Matthew Aaron; nieces and nephews and a host of other family and friends. Dr. Aaron owned and operated Aaron Chiropractic Clinic in Minden, LA. A graduate of Palmer College, Dr. Aaron practiced in Minden since 1990. He was a 1979 graduate of North Rockland High School and lived in the Stony Point/Haverstraw area until 1987. "Slick" will be dearly missed by his loving family and friends. He was a loving husband and father, devoted to his family. Scott was an inspiration to all those who had the privilege of knowing him.

ABALOS, AGNES - Agnes Abalos of Mahopac, NY died on Friday, December 3, 1999 at Northern Westchester Hospital Center in Mount Kisco, NY. She was 66. Mrs. Abalos worked as a School Monitor for Mahopac High school in Mahopac. She was with the school district for 17 years. Mrs. Abalos was born November 23, 1933 in the Bronx to Frank and Agnes Wagner Wagner. On September 17, 1955 she married Aurelio Abelos in the Bronx. Mrs. Abalos lived in Mahopac for the past 30 years. Before that, she lived in the Bronx. She is survived by her husband, Aurelio Abalos; son, Robert Abalos; daughter, Debra Zottoli; brother, Frank Wagner; two grandchildren, Mary and Liza Zottoli; and son-in-law, Thomas Zottoli. Calling hours are from 2-4 and 7-9 pm Sunday, December 5, 1999 at the Cargain Funeral Homes, Inc.The Funeral is Monday at 9:45 am at Saint John the Evangelist Church, Mahopac. Interment will follow at Ballard-Barrett Cemetery, Mahopac Falls. CARGAIN FUNERAL HOMES, INC. 418 Rt. 6 Mahopac (914)628-5655

ABATE, FRANCES C. - Frances Catherine Abate, a lifelong resident of New Rochelle, died on October 24, 1999. She was 96. She was born on January 14, 1903 in New York City to the late Stefano and Josephine (Amorello) Santangelo. She was the beloved wife of Frank C. Abate who predeceased her in 1971 and her first husband Anthony J. Palumbo who predeceased her in 1954. Frances is survived by her two sons, Bernard and Anthony Palumbo, both of New Rochelle, two daughters, Sylvia DeBarros of Hyde Park, NY, Josephine Considine of Bloomfield, NJ, five grandsons, Anthony, Glenn, Richard, Steven and Christopher, and three great-grandchildren, Santos, Mackensi, and Farrah. Frances lived a full and happy life, was very devoted to her faith, and most generous to the poor. She will be remembered by her family and friends as a dearly devoted, loving, and most caring mother. Her family and friends will miss and always remember her never-ending smile. We will be forever grateful for the warmth, love, and faith she instilled in us. Visiting hours will be Wednesday, October 27th from 2-4 and 7-9pm at the Lloyd Maxcy and Sons Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10am, Thursday, October 28, at Holy Family Church. Interment will follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, New Rochelle. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Cabrini Home, Rte. 9W, West Park, NY 12493. LLOYD MAXCYëS BEAUCHAMP CHAPEL 16 Shea Place, New Rochelle (914)632-2700

ABBATECOLA, ROBERT - Robert Abbatecola of Yonkers died on May 4, 2000. He was 81 years old. Robert was employed with IBM for 37 years as a Research Associate until his retirement in 1984. On May 26, 1951 he married the former Lorraine Oberglock at Crescent Place Reformed Church in Yonkers. He was a member of the Yonkers Amateur Radio Club for many years. Beloved husband of Lorraine Abbatecola. Dear Brother of Katherine McNeil and the late William Abbatecola. Loving nephew of Joseph H. Pirro. Adored uncle of one nephew and three nieces. FLOWER FUNERAL HOME 714 Yonkers Ave. Yonkers 1-800-A- Funeral

AAMODT, JOHN CHRISTIAN - John Christian Aamodt of Westwood, NJ, died on December 17, 2002 at the age of 83. He was also a resident of Sparkill, NY and North Carolina. He was born in Brooklyn to Jurgen and Nellie Aamodt on November 13, 1919. Mr. Aamodt was a Construction Superintendent for the John Etcher Co. in New York City. As a young man during the Depression, he was part of the Civilian Conservation Corps in Montana, Utah and California. He was also an avid reader and a rock and gem collector. Mr. Aamodt was married to his wife Elizabeth for 39 years before she died in 1998. His marriage to her could be described as an everlasting love affair. He was also predeceased by his son, Kurt, who died in 1993 and a brother, Tom. He is survived by his children Michael, Lillian Emanuello, and Roy; a sister Karolyn Cowden; and seven grandchildren. A Funeral Service will be held Friday at 10 AM at the Moritz Funeral Home in Tappan. Visiting hours will be Thursday, 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. MORITZ FUNERAL HOME 98 Route 303 South, Tappan (845)359-0890 

ABBEY, DR. SOLOMON M. - Dr. Solomon M. Abbey died on July 28, 1999. The beloved husband of Bettina. Loving father of Leland, Bruce and Pam. Cherished grandfather of Logan. RIVERSIDE MEMORIAL CHAPEL 21 W. Broad Street, Mt Vernon (914)664-6800

AHRENBERG, ELIZABETH FRANCIS - Elizabeth Francis Ahrenberg, 91, of White Plains, died June 22 at Schnurmacher Nursing Home. Her life revolved around her family and she will be forever loved and missed. Mrs. Ahrenberg was born in Dobbs Ferry on May 1, 1908 to William and Elizabeth Levis. She was predeceased by her beloved husband, Arnold O. Ahrenberg and three brothers, William, Frank and Tim Levis. Mrs. Ahrenberg worked for the Reporter Dispatch for twenty years, but her life was spent caring for her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She is survived by her son, Arnold Ahrenberg of Valhalla, her daughter Linnea Fargo of White Plains, seven grandchildren: Donald Ahrenberg of North White Plains, Robert Fargo of Cherry Hill, NJ, Douglas Ahrenberg of Chesapeake, VA, Gail Emery and Linda Devine of Brewster, Warren Fargo of White Plains and Dawn Taroli of Port Jefferson, LI and their wives and husbands. She is also survived by twenty great-grandchildren. She was dearly loved by all. A Service was held at the Trinity Lutheran Church, White Plains on Friday at 2pm. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church or the Salvation Army. MCMAHON, LYON & HARTNETT FUNERAL HOME, INC. 491 Mamaroneck Avenue, White Plains (914)949-7777

ANELLI, JOHN A. - John A. Anelli of Northvale, NJ, on Monday, December 11, 2000. Beloved husband of Joan (Nee Connors). Loving father and father in law of Deborah A. and Dominic Ardino of White Plains, and Michael J. and Valerie Anelli of Palisades. Devoted grandfather of Mathew, Robert and Michael Jr.. Dear brother of Lillian Tramunti, Frances Vasco, Nicholas, Daniel and the late Antoinette DelaGalla. Before retiring in 1993 he worked over 40 years for Con Edison throughout New York. He was also an Army Veteran of the Korean War. A funeral Mass will be held at St. Anthony’s Church, Northvale, NJ on Thursday at 10:00 AM. Interment Tappan Cemetery, Tappan, NY. Visiting hours Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the Anthony R. Pizzi Funeral Home, 120 Paris Avenue, Northvale, NJ (845) 359-2323. In Lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Northvale Volunteer Ambulance Corps., 196 Firenze Street, Northvale, NJ 07647.

SZYPULA, CAROLINE - Caroline Szypula, a 22 year resident of Port Chester NY, died Tuesday March 14th at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital in Manhattan, NY. She died of Cardiac Arrest, according to her family. Born in Bloomfield, NJ she was the daughter of Genevieve Sibilski and the late Antoni Sibilski. She was a homemaker and a retired teachers aid with the Board of Education, for the city of Stamford for 15 years retiring in 1997. She was also a resident of Stamford for 51 years. Mrs. Szypula is survived by her mother, two sons, Steven Szypula of Stamford, CT, and Richard A. Szypula of Great Meadows, NJ, one brother, Chester Z. Sibilski, Port Chester, NY. Calling hours will be 2-5PM, Sunday March 19th at the Gerald R. Bosak Funeral Home, 9 Pulaski Street, Stamford, CT. A Mass of Christian Burial will be on Monday March 20th in St. Gabriel Church, 914 Newfield Avenue, Stamford, at 10:00AM. Interment will follow at Queen of Peace Cemetery, Rockrimmon Rd., Stamford Ct.

HAWTHORNE, HELEN DORSEY - Helen Dorsey Hawthorne, a longtime resident of Cutchogue, NY and formerly of NYC and Peekskill died at her residence on Sunday, October 3, 1999. She was 91 years old. At the time of her death she was under the supervisory care of East End Hospice. Mrs. Hawthorne was born in Peekskill, the daughter of Jeremiah J. and Mary Banfield Dorsey. She graduated from the Assumption School, Drum Hill High School and continued her education at the Scudder School, NYC from which she graduated. She continued with special interest courses at the New School for Social Research. She was employed as a secretary several years at the London Assurance Co., NYC. Mrs. Hawthorne, in 1951, was also employed as administrative secretary to the Executive Directors of the YMCA International Committee. She continued in this position until her retirement in 1973. Mrs. Hawthorne was married to Dr. Edward L. Hawthorne on December 26, 1935 at the Assumption Church Rectory, Peekskill; he survives. She was a volunteer for fifteen years at St. Barnabas House, Mulberry Street, NYC, where she ran a workshop in carpentry for hard to manage children. She also assisted in the care of children in the residentsë infirmary. Mrs. Hawthorne enjoyed traveling to England, Switzerland, and Mexico. It was at these places she visited numerous YMCA centers and attended professional conferences. Along with her husband of Cutchague, NY, Mrs. Hawthorne is survived by many nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by her mother and father, 5 brothers, Jerome, Victor, Thomas, John, and William Dorsey and 5 sisters, Irene Crawford, Mary Dorsey, Annunziata Davidson, Florence Buchanan and Norine Odden. The family would appreciate contributions to East End Hospice, Box 1048, Riverhead Road, Westhampton Beach, NY, 11978 or a hospice of your choice. In celebration of her life, a Memorial Service will be held at the Dorsey-Carlone Funeral Home on Wednesday, October 6th at 11AM. DORSEY-CARLONE FUNERAL HOME Corner Cortlandt and James Streets Peekskill (914)737-0848

Sunday, October 21st, 2001 - ALBERT, JON L. - of Upper Nyack, N.Y. lost his life in the terrorist attack at The World Trade Center, on September 11, 2001. He worked on the 96th floor of Tower 1 as Vice President of Information Technology for Marsh and McLennan. Jon was born in the Nyack Hospital on April 24th, 1955. He attended schools in Nyack until he and his family moved to Sydney, Australia, where he graduated from St. Ives High School . Upon returning home, he attended Albany University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics in 1977. Jon was a board member of the Nyack-Valley Cottage Little League and the Director of the International League Division. He is survived by his loving wife, Donna, and his adoring sons, Stephen, 13 and David, 8, his loving and proud parents, Della and Edward Albert of Upper Nyack, his beloved sister, Susan L. Defillippo of South Nyack, and his beloved brother, James L. Albert of South Nyack. He is also survived by his nieces, Raygan Defillippo and Lesley E. Defillippo; along with Aunts and Uncles and many cousins. Jon was a warm, compassionate family man, who was also deeply committed to the community. His bright smile and intelligent wit was appreciated by all. His sense of justice and fair play was an inspiration to those around him. His family and friends will always treasure the time spent in his presence and will be in their hearts forever. To honor Jon, a memorial will be held Saturday, October 27th, 2001 between the hours of 2:00 and 5:00pm at the Upper Nyack Field Club, 335 North Midland Avenue, Upper Nyack, N.Y.

Sunday, October 21st, 2001 - ALBERT, JON L. - of Upper Nyack, N.Y. lost his life in the terrorist attack at The World Trade Center, on September 11, 2001. He worked on the 96th floor of Tower 1 as Vice President of Information Technology for Marsh and McLennan. Jon was born in the Nyack Hospital on April 24th, 1955. He attended schools in Nyack until he and his family moved to Sydney, Australia, where he graduated from St. Ives High School . Upon returning home, he attended Albany University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics in 1977. Jon was a board member of the Nyack-Valley Cottage Little League and the Director of the International League Division. He is survived by his loving wife, Donna, and his adoring sons, Stephen, 13 and David, 8, his loving and proud parents, Della and Edward Albert of Upper Nyack, his beloved sister, Susan L. Defillippo of South Nyack, and his beloved brother, James L. Albert of South Nyack. He is also survived by his nieces, Raygan Defillippo and Lesley E. Defillippo; along with Aunts and Uncles and many cousins. Jon was a warm, compassionate family man, who was also deeply committed to the community. His bright smile and intelligent wit was appreciated by all. His sense of justice and fair play was an inspiration to those around him. His family and friends will always treasure the time spent in his presence and will be in their hearts forever. To honor Jon, a memorial will be held Saturday, October 27th, 2001 between the hours of 2:00 and 5:00pm at the Upper Nyack Field Club, 335 North Midland Avenue, Upper Nyack, N.Y.

Sunday, October 21st, 2001 - ARCHER, MARY - Mary Archer, 84, longtime resident of Eastchester, died on October 19, 2001 at Lawrence Hospital. Devoted wife of Dan W. Archer, loving mother of Jeanne Roussey, John Archer and the late Diane Pakiela, cherished grandmother of Robert and John Roussey and Adam, Douglas and Gregory Pakiela. Mary was predeceased by her brother Stephen Giaco and her sisters Jeanne Shepard and Helen Cuiffo. Friends may call at the Westchester Funeral Home, Inc. Tuesday from 2-4, 7-9 pm. Mass of Christian Burial Immaculate Conception Church, Tuckahoe, Wednesday, October 24 at 9:45 am followed by interment at St. Mary's Cemetery, Ridgefield, CT. Friends who wish may contribute to the American Cancer Society, 2 Lyon Place, White Plains, NY 10601.

Sunday, October 21st, 2001 - CAMPANILE, JENNIE L. - Jennie L. Campanile passed away on October 19, 2001 at the Shalom Nursing Home in Mount Vernon. She was 92. Born on October 24, 1908 in Mount Vernon to Filomeno and Dolzia DeMarzo Campanile. She is survived by two sisters, Angelina DeGiacomo and Margaret Muglio. Mass of Christian Burial Monday 10 am at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Visiting hours Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 pm. YANNANTUONO/ BURR DAVIS SHARPE FUNERAL HOME 584 Gramatan Avenue Mount Vernon (914)699-9700

Sunday, October 21st, 2001 - COPPOLA, ANTHONY (BO) - Anthony (Bo) Coppola of Port Chester, NY died on October 19, 2001 at NY United Hospital. He was 86. Mr. Coppola worked as a Mechanic for Seymour Chevrolet in Greenwich, CT. He was a life long employee. He was born September 12, 1915 in Port Chester to Dominick and Rose Coppola. He was educated in Port Chester. He served in the Army from 1941 to 1946. In 1947 he married Mary Tigano. Locally he was a member of Corpus Christi Church. He is survived by his wife Mary Coppola, Port Chester, daughters Rosemarie Sniadack, Ossining, NY and Mae Ann Rigillo, Rye Brook, NY, sisters Angeline Coppola and Philomena Coppola both of Port Chester, grandchildren Dawn Ausiello, Tracy Polito, Steven and Brian Gazick, two great-grandchildren Jeffrey and Amanda. Family members who died earlier include his father, mother, two brothers and three sisters. Calling hours are Monday 5 to 9 pm at James J. Gunipero Funeral Home, Inc. The funeral is Tuesday at Corpus Christi Church 9:30 am. Interment private. JAMES J. GUNIPERO FUNERAL HOME, INC. 353 Westchester Ave., Port Chester 914-939-1315

Sunday, October 21st, 2001 - CUBISINO, CARMEL - Carmel Cubisino, 84, of Irvington, died October 20, 2001. She was born on October 31, 1916 in Staten Island to Leonardo and Rucina (D'Aloia) Scaparrotti. Carmel was a Social Welfare Caseworker for New York City during the 1930's and '40's. She lived in Manahattan and Breezy Point before moving to Irvington in 1985. Carmel was a parishioner of Immaculate Conception Church in Irvington, where her Furneral Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. Survivors include her son, Raphael of Tarrytown; three sisters, Teresa Malnati of Massachusetts, Josephine Landes of Staten Island and Ruth Messana of Florida. She is the loving grandmother of Ray and Katherine and was predeceased by her husband Salvatore and one brother Michael Scaparrotti. Visiting Monday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Edwards-Dowdle Funeral Home. Memorials to the Police Officers' Widows and Children's Fund of the NYC Police Dept. appreciated. EDWARDS-DOWDLE FUNERAL HOME, INC. 64 Ashford Ave. (Saw Mill Exit 17) Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522 (914) 693-3330

Sunday, October 21st, 2001 - D'ELIA, GIOVANNI - Giovanni D'Elia of West Haverstraw died Thursday, October 18 at Nyack Hospital. He was 88. Giovanni was born on June 11, 1913 in Italy to Vincent and Algerina D'Elia. He as a self-employed shoemaker working in New York City until his retirement. Giovanni was a member of the Italian American Club of West Haverstraw. He is survived by children Tony and his wife Carol of Garnerville, Rocky and his wife Jerry of Stony Point and his daughter Rosemarie of West Haverstraw. His grandchildren John, Anthony, Michael, Robert and Anthony, and great-grandchildren Nicole, Taylor and Jeremy also survive him. Giovanni is predeceased by his wife Anna who died on October 25, 1980. Friends may call Saturday 7-9pm and Sunday 2-4 & 7-9pm at the T.J. McGowan Sons Funeral Home, Garnerville. Giovanni's Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday at 10:15am in St. Gregory Barbarigo Church, Garnerville. Burial will follow in St. Raymond's Cemetery, Bronx, NY. T.J. MC GOWAN SONS FUNERAL HOME 71 N. Central Hwy, Garnerville (845)429-6665

Sunday, October 21st, 2001 - DOBLER, FRANCES E. A.K.A. GRANDMA SCARIN - Frances E. Dobler, a homemaker and long time resident of Chester, NY, entered into rest Friday, October 19, 2001, at Arden Hill Hospital in Goshen. She was 94. The daughter of Michael and Rose Lavelle Buono, she was born on December 24, 1906, in Hackensack, NJ. She was the beloved mother of her daughters, Rosemarie Pollard and Theresa Stiefvater, both of Virginia, and her son, Herman Dobler of Hackensack, NJ; and the dear sister to Jean Kaminski of South Hackensack, NJ. She is also survived by 12 grandchildren, including Anthony and Kathy, with whom she resided, 20 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson. She is the widow of Russell Dobler and she was predeceased by her daughters, Dolores Scaringi and Betty Dobler, and her grandchildren, Barbara and Russell, as well as 8 brothers and sisters. Visitation hours will be held on Saturday, October 20, 2001, from 5-10 pm, and Sunday, October 21, from 2-10 pm at her home, 15 June Road, Chester, NY. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Monday, October 22, at 10 am at The Immaculate Conception Church, 49 Vreeland Avenue, Hackensack. Burial will follow at the Maple Grove Cemetery in Hackensack. LIPPINCOTT FUNERAL HOME Chester, New York (845) 469-4134

Sunday, October 21st, 2001 - DREZEK, JENNIFER CHRISTINE - Jennifer Christine Drezek, a Croton-on-Hudson resident died on October 17, 2001. She was born in Tarrytown, NY on July 13, 1980 to Stanley Drezek and Mavis Mardula Drezek. Jennifer was a Veterinarian Technician for Smithridge Veterinarian Hospital in South Salem, NY. She was a graduate of Croton-Harmon High School and Boces Art School in 1998. She is survived by her parents and her brothers Stanley of Buchanan and Jeffrey of Yorktown, and four nieces. Funeral Services will be held on Monday at The Edward F. Carter Funeral Home, 41 Grand St., Croton, NY. Visiting hours Sunday from 2-5 pm. Interment Bethel Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations to Smithridge Verterinarian Hospital, 230 Oakridge Plaza, South Salem, NY 10590. EDWARD F. CARTER FUNERAL HOME 41 Grand Street, Croton 914-737-0900

Sunday, October 21st, 2001 - FIASCONARO, E. WILLIAM "BILL" - E. William "Bill" Fiasconaro, 72, of Blauvelt, died on Friday, October 19, 2001. Beloved husband of Geraldine (nee Fredella). Devoted father of Frank of Pomona, Steve of Chestnut Ridge, and Richard of Ellicott City, MD. Loving grandfather of Lance, Lauren, Janine, and Nicholas. Mr. Fiasconaro was the former owner of The Fiasco Restaurant in Northvale, NJ. He was a member of the Order Sons of Italy, Rockland Lodge #2316 in Blauvelt, where he will be remembered as being Santa Claus to the children every year. He was also active with the Orangeburg/Blauvelt Seniors. Funeral from the Anthony R. Pizzi Funeral Home, 120 Paris Avenue, Northvale (845-359-2323) on Tuesday at 9:00 AM. Funeral Mass at St. Catharine's RC Church, Blauvelt, at 10:00 AM. Interment, Rockland Cemetery, Sparkill. Visiting hours Sunday 7-9 and Monday 2-4 & 7-9 PM. Those who wish may make donations to the American Lung Association.

Sunday, October 21st, 2001 - FISHER, KENNETH W. - Mr. Kenneth W. Fisher, a resident of Blauvelt for 32 years, died on October 20, 2001 at the Castle Point VA Hospital in Castle Point, NY. He was born on January 23, 1922 in Lewistown, PA to Forrest and Josephine Ort Fisher. Mr. Fisher was a Captain in the Signal Corps. in the South Pacific during WWII. He was a Senior Engineer for AT&T Long Lines in White Plains for 42 years before retiring in 1982. Mr. Fisher was predeceased by his wife, Marcella, who died in 1997. He is surived by his children: Jim of NY, Joe of NC, Steve of NJ, Marcella Atzl of NY, Elizabeth Rodriguez of NY and Victoria Rigoli of NJ; and 14 grandchildren. He was predeceased by his brother, Forrest, "Buddy" Jr. and by his sister Jane Fisher. A Funeral Mass will be held Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. at St. Catharine's Church in Blauvelt, with private cremation to follow. Visiting hours will be Tuesday, 7-9 p.m. at the Moritz Funeral Home in Tappan. MORITZ FUNERAL HOME 98 ROUTE 303 SOUTH TAPPAN, NY 10983 (845) 359-0890

Sunday, October 21st, 2001 - FLORIO, VIRGINIA - Mrs. Virginia Florio, of Tappan, died on October 18, 2001 at Nyack Hospital at the age of 75. She was born on February 3, 1926 in New York City to George and Josephine Kumpa Morgan. Mrs. Florio lived in Tappan since 1978 and previously resided in Sparkill where she worked as an insurance agent for 30 years at Bauer-Crowley Insurance Co. before retiring in 1999. She was a parishioner of the Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church in Tappan. Mrs. Florio is survived by her husband, Victor; her children, John, Marianne Maushard and her husband, Charlie; her sister, Dorothy Fitzsimmons; her grandchildren, Charles, Michael, Daniel, Anthony and Allison. She was predeceased by her son, Anthony V., who died in 1978. A funeral mass will be held Monday, 11 am, at the Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church in Tappan with burial to follow at Tappan Cemetery. Visiting hours will be today 2-4 and 7-9 pm at the Moritz Funeral Home in Tappan. MORITZ FUNERAL HOME 98 Route 303 South Tappan (845)359-0890

Sunday, October 21st, 2001 - FORTE, MARIA - Maria Forte died peacefully on October 20, 2001 at the age of 104 years. A resident of Taylor Care Center for 6 1/2 years and know affectionately as "Grandma". Born in Italy December 2, 1896. Immigrated to the United States at the age of 13. A resident of Mt. Vernon for 50 years and Greenburgh for 23 years. Survived by two daughters Helen (Anthony) Argentina of Eastchester and Gilda (John) Stelluti of Mohegan Lake, NY. She was a member of the third order of St. Francis and predeceased by her husband Vincenzo Forte and daughter and son-in-law Concetta and John Catapano. She is also survived by eight grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren. Visitation will be Sunday and Monday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the McElroy-Flynn Funeral Home. Christian Burial Mass will be at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, Elmsford on Tuesday at 11 am. MCELROY-FLYNN FUNERAL HOME 72 E. Main St., Elmsford (914)592-6300

Sunday, October 21st, 2001 - GAW, ARCHIBALD W. - Archibald "Archie" W. Gaw of Katonah died on October 19, 2001. He was 90 years old. Mr. Gaw was a purchasing manager for Mobil Oil Corp in New York, NY for over 30 years, retiring in 1967. He was born on August 19, 1911 in the Bronx, NY to Archibald and Mary Going Gaw. He graduated from James Monroy High School. He was a veteran and served in the US Army during World War II attaining the rank of Sargeant. He lived in Katonah, NY for the past 40 years. Before that he lived in the Bronx. Locally, he was a member of the Katonah United Methodist Church and was active in the choir. He is survived by his brother, Donald C. Gaw of Wappingers Falls, NY; nephews, Martin J. of Poughkeepsie, Richard L.. and Elaine Brooks of Landemberg, PA and Clifford A. of Wappingers Falls; niece, Donna M. Kara of Poughkeepsie; grandniece, Hannah E. Gaw of Verbank, NY; and grand nephew, Matthew J. Kara of Poughkeepsie. Family members who died earlier include his brother, Robert; sister, Florence; and sisters-in-law, Helen and Margaret. Calling hours will be at CLARK ASSOCIATES FUNERAL HOME, KATONAH, NY on Sunday from 7-9 and Monday from 11 am-1 pm. The funeral service will be on Monday, October 22, 2001 at 1:30 at Katonah United Methodist Church. Interment will be at Amawalk Hill Cemetery, Amawalk, NY. CLARK ASSOCIATES FUNERAL HOME 4 Woods Bridge Road Katonah (914)232-3033 For further information contact www.Legacy.com

Sunday, October 21st, 2001 - HANNIGAN, DANIEL P. - 54, of Eastchester died on October 18,2001. Beloved husband of Linda C. Sacerdote Hannigan. Loving father of Kelly Joan and Kristina Lyn Hannigan. Dear brother of Tommy, Peter, Robert, Ronnie, Barbara, Mary, Shirley and the late John and Francis. Also survived by his father-in-law Nick Sacerdote, and his brother-in-law Michael Sacerdote. Dan is predeceased by his parents, John and Nettie Hannigan, and his mother-in-law June Darrah Sacerdote. Dan graduated from Eastchester High School, and Dade Community College. He was a Sergeant in the Army for 2 years and then in 1969 he became a police officer with the Eastchester Police Department. He retired in 1997 after 27 years of service. Dan was a member of the Eastchester PBA, the Westchester County PBA and the Emerald Society. He also owned Four Seasons Tree Care for 30 years. He was an avid golfer, loved the beach and loved to travel. He was humorous, fun, loving, a good friend, and a number one father. The family will receive friends at the WESTCHESTER FUNERAL HOME, INC., EASTCHESTER, Sunday 2-4 & 7-9 PM. Mass of Christian Burial, Monday, October 22 at 9:45 AM at Immaculate Conception Church. Interment to follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery.

Sunday, October 21st, 2001 - HANNIGAN, DANIEL P. - 54, of Eastchester died on October 18,2001. Beloved husband of Linda C. Sacerdote Hannigan. Loving father of Kelly Joan and Kristina Lyn Hannigan. Dear brother of Tommy, Peter, Robert, Ronnie, Barbara, Mary, Shirley and the late John and Francis. Also survived by his father-in-law Nick Sacerdote, and his brother-in-law Michael Sacerdote. Dan is predeceased by his parents, John and Nettie Hannigan, and his mother-in-law June Darrah Sacerdote. Dan graduated from Eastchester High School, and Dade Community College. He was a Sergeant in the Army for 2 years and then in 1969 he became a police officer with the Eastchester Police Department. He retired in 1997 after 27 years of service. Dan was a member of the Eastchester PBA, the Westchester County PBA and the Emerald Society. He also owned Four Seasons Tree Care for 30 years. He was a security guard for Leona Helmsley at her Helmsley Estate in Greenwich, CT. He was an avid golfer, loved the beach and loved to travel. He was humorous, fun, loving, a good friend, and a number one father. The family will receive friends at the WESTCHESTER FUNERAL HOME, INC., EASTCHESTER, Sunday 2-4 & 7-9 PM. Mass of Christian Burial, Monday, October 22 at 9:45 AM at Immaculate Conception Church. Interment to follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery.

Sunday, October 21st, 2001 - IORIO, JENNIE C. - Jennie C. Iorio, a resident of Ossining since 1965 died Saturday, October 20, 2001. Jennie was born in Lawrence, LI and was the daughter of Thomas and Olga Canamare Candreva. Jennie was married on July 20, 1947 to Anthony F. Iorio at St. Agnes Church in Manhattan. Jennie retired from the Ossining Board of Education in 1983, was a past President of the PTA at St. Ann's School, former Den Mother with the Cub Scouts, and volunteered with the Girl Scouts. She was also a reporter for the Business and Professional Women of Ossining. Jennie is survived by her husband, Anthony Sr. and 3 children, Jennie-Anne Kerney, Anthony Jr., and Frank T. as well as 5 grandchildren, Kristin, Jennifer and James Kerney and Christopher and Kyle Iorio. Also 3 sisters, Theresa Martilotta, Catherine Fanning and Gloria Jenkins. She was predeceased by 1 brother, Thomas Candreva Jr. and 4 sisters, Olga Erikson, Corrine Rasmussen, Delores Avena and Laurel Skouroptrous. Visiting hours will be held Sunday 7-9 pm and Monday 2-4 and 7-9 pm. The Funeral Mass will be held Tuesday at St. Ann's Church. Interment Dale Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to The American Cancer Society (2 Lyon Place, White Plains, NY 10601) would be appreciated. DORSEY FUNERAL HOME 14 Emwilton Pl. Ossining (914)941-0167

Sunday, October 21st, 2001 - IZZO, MARGUERITE ANN - Marguerite Ann Izzo, of Blauvelt, born on July 7, 1935, died at home on October 18, 2001 after a courageous battle with cancer. Beloved wife of Vincent, the mother of Kathe, Janet, and Susan and grandmother of Mara, Jules, Nola, Tsintsun, Sereno, Jack and Lily. Marguerite was born in the Bronx and raised in Brooklyn, NY. She will be missed by her mother, Sylvia Albanese, step-father Fred Albanese, her sister Lynn Biasi and brother-in-law Daniel Biasi. Her father, Michael Magro, predeceased Marguerite in 1957. In 1953 Marguerite graduated the Fontbonne Hall Academy in Brooklyn, NY. Together with her husband to be, Vincent Izzo, she graduated St. John's University in 1957. They were married in November of that year. Marguerite soon obtained her certification as a teacher in New York State. She taught at the St. Ignatius Loyola School in Manhattan and in the public school system in New York City. In 1960 Marguerite and her family moved to Orangetown, in Rockland County, New York. In the following 38 years Marguerite left her imprint on this community having taught two generations, and more than 1000 kindergartners. She was a member and past corresponding secretary of the Delta Kappa Gamma Honor Society. She was a gardner and an avid knitter, loved animals, and with her husband, shared an interest in American traditional music. Most of all, however, Marguerite will be remembered as an advocate for children. There will be visitation with the family on Tuesday, October 23 during the daytime hours of 2-4 and in the evening from 7-9 at the Anthony R. Pizzi Funeral Home, 120 Paris Ave., Northvale, NJ (845-359-2323). A Funeral Mass will be held on the 24th at 11:00 a.m. at St. Catherine's RC Church, 523 Western Highway, Blauvelt, NY. Contributions may be made to United Hospice of Rockland, 11 Stokum Lane, New City, NY 10956-3505.

Sunday, October 21st, 2001 - LAINO, MARIE - 73, of Dobbs Ferry died October 18, 2001. She was born in Hastings on Hudson to Sam and Rose (Petite) Macaluso. Marie lived all her life in Hastings and Dobbs Ferry. On May 30, 1954 she married Fred Laino, Mr. Laino died in 1997. Mrs. Laino was an executive secretary at Mount Hope Cemetery for many years. Her love besides her family was painting. She was an accomplished painter and supplied her family with beautiful art work. Mrs. Laino was a parishioner of Our Lady of Pompeii Church in Dobbs Ferry. Survivors include her son Fred of Dobbs Ferry, two daughters Danielle Walsh of Hastings on Hudson and Rosemarie Nehrebecki of Riverside, MD., four grandchildren Robert, Michael and Nicole Nehrebecki and Erika Alexis Laino, one brother Ralph Macaluso and was predeceased by her brother Joe. Mass of the Resureection Monday 10am at Our Lady of Pompeii Church. Visiting Sunday 2-4 & 7-9pm at Edwards-Dowdle Funeral Home, 64 Ashford Avenue, Dobbs Ferry.

Sunday, October 21st, 2001 - LORRY, DONNA MICHELLE - 1959 - 2001 Donna Michelle Lorry, of Mount Vernon, NY died on October 15, 2001. She was 42 years old. Donna was born in Mt. Vernon on June 30, 1959. She was employed by Greenburgh Open Door as a Substance Counselor. She also worked as a volunteer for the David Cole Drum and Bugle Corp. She is survived by her son, James Lorry and his wife, Veronica Butler Lorry and by her two daughters, Roseane Lorry and Ashanta Lorry of Mt. Vernon. She also leaves a host of family members and many friends. Donna will always be loved and will be missed dearly by all those whose lives she touched with her loving heart and pleasant smile. Viewing hour is 10:00 am-11:00 am, Monday, October 22, 2001. Funeral will immediately follow at 11:00 am at: CAMELOT FUNERAL HOME 174 Stevens Avenue Mt. Vernon (914)664-8500

Sunday, October 21st, 2001 - LUM, WILLIAM JR. - William Lum Jr.died on September 11, 2001 at the World Trade Center. He was born April 25, 1956 to Grace and William Lum Sr. in the Bronx, NY. The family moved to Pearl River where he attended the Nanuet Schools. He graduated from Bryant College in Smithfield, Rhode Island with a Business Degree. After college, he moved to New York City. He was employed by Marsh McLennan/Reinsurance Solutions International as a Senior Claims Specialist. He is survived by his loving family, mother Grace, father Bill Sr., brothers Kenneth, Jeff and his wife Andrea and son Christopher Michael, brothers James and Russell and wife Joy. He will be sadly missed by his loving family, friends, cousins and coworkers. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday October 27, 2001 at 1:00PM at The United Methodist Church, 130 Frankin Avenue, Pearl River, New York. A scholarship fund has been set up at Bryant College in his name. Contributions can be made to "Bryant College, The William Lum Scholarship Fund" sent to Mr. Shawn Buckless, The Bryant College Development Office, Bryant College, 1180 Douglas Pike, Smithfield, RI 02917-1284

Sunday, October 21st, 2001 - MACONE, THOMAS F. - Thomas F. Macone, 74, of Beacon, NY, formerly of Valhalla, NY, died October 19, 2001 at St. Luke's Hospital. Tom worked for Reichhold Chemical Company until his retirement in 1989. He was born April 27, 1927 in New York, the son of John and Rose Macone. During WWII he served with the U.S. Navy. He is survived by his wife, Gloria, sons, John and David of Fishkill, daughters, Barbara Cutrupi of Fishkill, Deborah French, of Mamaroneck, a sister, Dorothy Constantino of Thornwood, 8 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Visitation Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 pm at McElroy-Flynn Funeral Home. Religious services Monday, 12:30 pm at the funeral home.Interment at Kensico Cemetery, Valhalla. MCELROY-FLYNN FUNERAL HOME 72 East Main Street Elmsford (914)592-6300

Sunday, October 21st, 2001 - MC CALLA, RICHARD C. - Richard C. McCalla, Jr. of Brewster died Friday October 19 at his home. He was 67. He was born July 10, 1934 in Birmingham, AL, son of the late Richard C. and Virginia (Ingram) McCalla. He attended Swansea Military Academy in TN for 2 years, then graduated from High School in Birmingham. He graduated in 1957 from the University of Alabama with a BS degree and graduated in 1963 from the University of Virginia Law School. He was also a Lieutenant in the Navy from 1957-60, serving on the aircraft carrier WASP and also at The Pentagon. Mr. McCalla has lived in Brewster since 1984. Prior to living in Brewster he lived in NYC. He currently was the Proprietor of the Richard C. McCalla Law Firm. He also had worked for five years at D.H.Meyer Co. in NYC as Assistant General Counsel, four years with Shea Gould in NYC, and three years with MCI as Assistant General Counsel. He has been in private practice since 1976. He also served on the Board of the Putnam County Humane Society. Mr. McCalla is survived by his companion, Stephanie Acton of Brewtser. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date. Contributions in his memory may be made to the Putnam County Humane Society, Old Rt. 6, Carmel, NY 10512, or to the American Lung Association of Hudson Valley, 35 Orchard Street, White Plains, NY 10603. Arrangements by Beecher Funeral Home, 1 Putnam Avenue, Brewster, NY 10509 (845) 279-3615.

Sunday, October 21st, 2001 - PALENCSAR, NANCY D. - Nancy D. Palencsar, a resident of Field Home-Holy Comforter for the last 4 years, died there on Friday. She was 81. She was the widow of John Polencsar, who she married in New York City February 15, 1943, and who died in 1973. A former Queens resident, she was employed as a Saleslady at FW Woolworth's in Manhattan. She was born in London, England on January 28, 1920. Mrs. Palencsar is survived by a son, John (Debbie) of Croton, and 2 grandchildren, Lauren and Stephen. The funeral service is Tuesday at 9:30 am at the EDWARD F. CARTER FUNERAL HOME, 41 Grand St., Croton where friends may call on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9. Burial will be at Assumption Cemetery.

Sunday, October 21st, 2001 - PEPITONE, SR. MARY OF MERCY R.C.D. - Sr. Mary of Mercy Pepitone R.C.D. entered eternal life on Friday, October 19, 2001. She was 86. Born in New York City on March 22, 1915 to Paolo and Angeline Pepitone. Sr. Mary of Mercy was a member of the Sisters of Our Lady of Christian Doctrine of Upper Nyack, NY. She entered religious life on October 7, 1933. She pronounced her first vows on June 15, 1936 and her Perpetual Vows pronounced on September 23, 1940. She served as a religious educator at Our Lady of the Valley in Langley, S.C., St. Peter's Parish in Beaufort, S.C., New Smyrna Beach, Florida and St. Ursula in Mt. Vernon, NY. She was also involved in the foster grandparent program in Rockland County and in the Bronx as well as Mt. Vernon, NY. She was active in the Girl Scout Ministry in South Carolina. She is survived by a brother, Anthony, a sister-in-law, Dolores, a very close friend, Charles Lucas and many nieces and nephews. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday at 11 am at the Chapel of the Ascension Cemetery in Monsey, NY. Burial will follow at the Cemetery. Visiting will be held on Sunday at the Hannemann Funeral Home, Inc. in Nyack, NY from 2-5 pm. HANNEMANN FUNERAL HOME 88 South Broadway Nyack (845)358-0573

Sunday, October 21st, 2001 - PRIAULX, SISTER GABRIELLE (JACQUELINE) - Sister Gabrielle (Jacqueline) Priaulx, 80, died on Thursday morning, October 18, 2001 at the Ursuline Marian Residence in New Rochelle. Born in Mamaroneck, she was the daughter of Gabrielle and Cecil Priaulx. Sister Gabrielle was a graduate of the Ursuline School and the College of New Rochelle where she was awarded a Bachelor of Arts degree in English in 1945. Sister Gabrielle entered the Novitiate of the Ursuline Sisters of the Roman Union in July of 1939 at Beacon, NY. She made her first Profession of Vows in January, 1942 and following Profession, returned to New Rochelle to complete her degree work. Sister Gabrielle was a faculty member at the Ursuline School during the school year 1944-45. After the War, she went to Georgetown, Guyana to teach in the Ursuline School there. Following her call to be a missionary, Sister Gabrielle served at the Ursuline School in Bangkok, Thailand, returned to Guyana and New Rochelle, then on to Caracas, Venezuela where she was a faculty member and Principal of the Ursuline School there. During this time, she was also a Provincial Councillor and Provincial Secretary. In 1968, Sister Gabrielle returned to the United States to prepare for a new ministry which took her back to Caracas from 1970-80 where she did social service work in the Barrio Kennedy. In 1980, because of poor health, Sister Gabrielle returned once more to the United States. She did parish ministry in Our Lady of Mercy Parish in the Bronx. Completely dedicated to helping the poor, Sister became very active in promoting social services for the Hispanic community here in New Rochelle. She taught ESL and tutored immigrants in learning to read English as well as preparing them to obtain their permanent resident status. For several years before being forced to retire because of illness, she began and administered International Friendship services, Inc. here in New Rochelle. Many immigrants benefitted from the programs offered by Sister Gabrielle and when finished, were well on their way to obtaining American citizenship as well as ready for new jobs and for living a new way of life. Sister Gabrielle is survived by her brother, John. She is also survived by four nieces, Joanne Priaulx, Barbara O'Neill, Mary Davis, Jacqueline Ricciardi and one nephew, Robert Priaulx. Sister Gabrielle was predeceased by her parents, Cecil and Gabrielle Priaulx and her brother, Robert and sister-in-law, Kathleen. Visiting hours will be at the Ursuline Marian Residence, Monday, October 22, 3-4:30 pm followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 4:30 in the Convent chapel. Burial will take place on Tuesday, October 23, at Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Valhalla at 10:00 am. In lieu of flowers, friends may make contributions to the Ursuline Marian Residence, 1338 North Ave., New Rochelle, NY 10804. LLOYD MAXCY & SONS 16 Shea Place New Rochelle (914)632-2700

Sunday, October 21st, 2001 - PUGLIANO, FRANK - Frank Pugliano, a resident of West Harrison, NY, died Thursday, October 18, 2001 at the age of 77. For over thirty years he owned and operated Silver Lake Service Station. He loved bowling and polo. His wife, Marjory Weeks Pugliano, his daughter, Carol Pugliano-Martin and grandchildren Baxter and Hayden survive. Funeral Services will be conducted Monday 11:00 am at First Baptist Church, North Street, White Plains, NY. Interment will follow at White Plains Rural Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the Ballard-Durand Funeral Home Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 pm. Those who wish may send memorial contributions to First Baptist Church, North Street, White Plains, NY 10605. BALLARD-DURAND FUNERAL HOME 2 Maple Avenue White Plains (914)949-0566

Sunday, October 21st, 2001 - RILEY, EILEEN - Eileen Riley of Katonah, died October 19, 2001 at Somers Manor Nursing Home. She was 79 years old. Eileen was born February 2, 1922 in New York City and lived in Katonah for the past 43 years. She was a member of the Women's Civic Club of Katonah, NY. Eileen was the mother of Lee, Barbara, Robert and Diane and the grandmother of Christian, Meagan, Chase, Kyle, Rob, Erin and Brian. Sister of John O'Connor. Her husband, Robert died in 2000. The memorial service will be held at St. Mary's RC Church, Katonah at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, October 24, 2001. CLARK ASSOCIATES 4 Woods Bridge Rd., Katonah (914)232-3033

Sunday, October 21st, 2001 - RUGANI, CLORINDA - Clorinda Rugani of Nanuet passed away on October 20, 2001. She was born on May 12, 1922 in New York City to Cherubino and Davina (Alama) DiGiovanni. Clorinda married her husband Silvio Rugani on April 15, 1944. She is survived by a son, Silvano and his wife, Maria of Nanuet and two grandsons, Michael and Silvio of Nanuet. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday at 10 AM at St. Anthony's Church in Nanuet, with interment to follow in St. Anthony's Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Monday from 2-4 & 7-9 PM at the Higgins Funeral Home. Donations may made in Clorinda's memory to the charity of one's choice. Michael J. Higgins Funeral Service Inc. 321 S. Main Street New City, NY 10956

Sunday, October 21st, 2001 - SCHILDWACHTER, FREDERICK HENRY. - 80, passed away Monday October 8,2001, in Grapevine, Texas. Fred was born May 17,1921. He retired from F.M Schildwachter and Sons after 42 years. He was a veteran of World War II. Survivors: Wife, Gladys Schildwachter; daughter, Susan Tremain; son, Fred Schildwachter III; and grandchildren, Courtney, Betsy, Ryan and Bill. Memorials: In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to Baylor Medical Center of Grapevine, Emergency Room Fund, 1650 W. College Street, Grapevine, Texas 76051. Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home, Colleyville, Texas (817)498-5894.

Sunday, October 21st, 2001 - SCUDDER, CHRISTOPHER JAY - Memorial Services for Christopher Jay Scudder Saturday, October 20, 2001 1:00 pm to be held at the First Baptist Church, Spring Valley, NY. Rev. Dr. Weldon McWilliams, Jr., Pastor, officiating. Born October 9, 1966 to the late Alexander Scudder and Elzoria Scudder at the Ramapo General Hospital, Christopher was educated in the East Ramapo school district and graduated from Ramapo Senior High School in 1985. He attended Slippery Rock College, Slippery Rock, PA in 1986 where he was initiated into Xi Mu Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated. He later transferred to Buffalo State College, Buffalo, NY where he majored in Early Childhood Development and minored in Business Information Systems while remaining an active member of his fraternity through Delta Epsilon Chapter. Chris was also very active with various community organizations, and the Colton Elementary School, P.T.A. He attended the First Baptist Church, Spring Valley, N.Y. where he was very active with the Sunday School Choir at an early age, Male chorus, Mass choir, young adult choir and community youth council. He was also a member of Trinity Ensemble. Enpointe Technologies employed Chris as a Consultant and continued to be an active Brother of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. as an active member of Eta Chi Lambda Chapter in Rockland County, N.Y. His pastimes were his love for music, computers and electronics. As he has stated on occasion, Chris' pleasures, however, were his relationship with God, his nine-year-old daughter, Shalisha, his dear mom, Elzoria, his sister, Adriane and his sweetheart and Fiancee, Naomi. On Tuesday, September 11, 2001 Chris along with many others life was tragically lost. Chris will be missed terribly, but never forgotten. Chris forever holds in our hearts the memories of those who will miss him the most. His loving mother, Elzoria Scudder of Spring Valley, NY, his loving daughter, Shalisha Mae Scudder, SV, NY; 3 sisters, Adriane Scudder of Spring Valley, NY, Veronica Scudder of Manhattan, NY, Patricia Scudder of Bronx, NY; two brothers, Alexander Scudder, III of Nyack, NY and James Daniels, of Delhi, NY and his fiancee, Naomi Lauture of Spring Valley, NY; 2 God children, Eddie Tranholm III of Albany, NY and Latasha Johnson of Spring Valley, NY; four aunts, Zakie (Melvin) McDuffie of Spring Valley, NY, Bertha Johnson, Linda Tranholm and Terry Tranholm of Calera, AL; one uncle, Eddie Frank Tranholm II of Altomont, NY, one niece, three great-nieces, four nephews and a host of cousins, other relatives and friends. Chris has walked with crowds and kept his virtue. Talked with kings, and never lost the common touch. Shared his love as a father, son, brother and friend, and to the betterment of mankind, contributed much.

Sunday, October 21st, 2001 - SULLIVAN, CONRAD H. - Conrad H. Sullivan on October 17, 2001 at the age of 96. Mr. Sullivan was born in Connecticut moving to Harrison at the age of 6 with his family. He was educated through the Harrison School System, going on to graduate from NYU Law School. Mr. Sullivan was predeceased by his loving wife Marjorie (Ne:Haviland) and their daughter Janice. He will be reposing at the Harrison Funeral Home, 329 Halstead Avenue, Harrison, New York, 10528 on Sunday from 5-9PM. Funeral to be held on Monday, 9AM at Funeral Home. Mass of Christian Burial 10:00AM St Gregory the Great Church. Interment, Kensico Cemetery, Valhalla, New York

Sunday, October 21st, 2001 - WELCH, JOAN A. - Joan A. Welch, a resident of Cortlandt Manor, died Friday at Hudson Valley Hospital Center. She was 70. Joan was a retired Confidential Secretary to Cortlandt Town Supervisor Linda Pugliese, and five prior Town Supervisors in Cortlandt. Upon her retirement last year she was honored at a Testimonial which was attended by five former Supervisors. She was born in Tarrytown on December 14, 1930, the daughter of Robert and Kathryn Garrison Powers. Joan was an active Parishioner and Choir Member of the United Methodist Church in Peekskill. She also belonged to the Graymoor Ecuminical Chorale, the Cortlandt Heritage Committee, and was the Director of the Town of Cortlandt Roller Skating Program. Survivors include two sons, Wade, of Allentown, PA and William of Ardsley, NY; a sister Nancy Andritter, of Vero Beach, FL; an aunt, Dorothy Covert, of Cortlandt Manor, two nieces and one nephew. The funeral service is Sunday evening at 7:30 at the United Methodist Church in Peekskill. Friends may call at the EDWARD F. CARTER FUNERAL HOME 41 Grand St., Croton on today from 2-4 p.m. The burial is Monday at 12 Noon at Bethel Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Sunday, October 21st, 2001 - WOODS, BETTY J. - Betty Jane Woods, a long time resident of White Plains and Elmsford, NY, died October 17, 2001. She was 62 years old. Betty worked for the Journal News for the past 33 years as a Classified Representative until recently retiring in Sept. 2001. She was an active member of the Calvary Baptist Church, White Plains. Betty is the daughter of Cleveland Woods and the late Victoria Woods. She is survived by her two daughters Saundra Woods and Tearwornia Alleyne Woods, four grandsons DeAndre, Darrius, Dementrius Woods and Jarell Dupont, one son-in-law, two brothers, two sisters and a host of nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends Tuesday Oct. 23, 10-11AM at Calvary Baptist Church, 188 Orawaupum St., White Plains, where the funeral will begin at 11AM. Final services and burial will be in South Carolina. Betty will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her. LEES FUNERAL HOME 160 Fisher Ave., White Plains 914-949-0372

Saturday, October 20th, 2001 - ALBERT, JON L. - of Upper Nyack, N.Y. lost his life in the terrorist attack at The World Trade Center, on September 11, 2001. He worked on the 96th floor of Tower 1 as Vice President of Information Technology for Marsh and McLennan. Jon was born in the Nyack Hospital on April 24th, 1955. He attended schools in Nyack until he and his family moved to Sydney, Australia, where he graduated from St. Ives High School . Upon returning home, he attended Albany University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics in 1977. Jon was a board member of the Nyack-Valley Cottage Little League and the Director of the International League Division. He is survived by his loving wife, Donna, and his adoring sons, Stephen, 13 and David, 8, his loving and proud parents, Della and Edward Albert of Upper Nyack, his beloved sister, Susan L. Defillippo of South Nyack, and his beloved brother, James L. Albert of South Nyack. He is also survived by his nieces, Raygan Defillippo and Lesley E. Defillippo; along with Aunts and Uncles and many cousins. Jon was a warm, compassionate family man, who was also deeply committed to the community. His bright smile and intelligent wit was appreciated by all. His sense of justice and fair play was an inspiration to those around him. His family and friends will always treasure the time spent in his presence and will be in their hearts forever. To honor Jon, a memorial will be held Saturday, October 27th, 2001 between the hours of 2:00 and 5:00pm at the Upper Nyack Field Club, 335 North Midland Avenue, Upper Nyack, N.Y.

Saturday, October 20th, 2001 - BALDWIN, ERNEST JR - Ernest Baldwin, Jr. was born December 9, 1929 in Moultrie, GA to the late Lillie Marks and Ernest Baldwin, Sr. He entered into eternal rest Tuesday, October 16, 2001. A longitme resident of Mount Vernon, Ernest was a veteran of the United States Air Force and a retired maintenance mechanic. He leaves to cherish his memory: a loving wife, Dorothy Baldwin of Mt. Vernon; daughter Phyllis Chisolm (husband Henry) of Wilmington, NC; sister Inez Slaughter of Columbus, GA; three grandchildren, Kesha, Nicole and Sean; and a host of other cousins and friends. Viewing Sunday, October 21, 2001 from 5pm to 8pm at Camelot Funeral Home, Inc, 174 Stevens Avenue, Mount Vernon, NY. Funeral service Monday, October 22, at 10am at Greater Centennial AME Zion Church, 312 S. Eighth Av, Mt. Vernon, NY. Interment to follow at Beechwoods Cemetery, New Rochelle, NY

Saturday, October 20th, 2001 - BARNES, WILLIAM HENRY - William Henry Barnes, Jr. of Pleasantville, a former resident of Rye, died of pneumonia on October 18, 2001 at Phelps Memorial Hospital in Tarrytown. He was 53. Mr. Barnes worked as a Salesman for Richards in Greenwich, CT. He was born on May 5, 1948 in White Plains to William and Lucille Barnes. He was educated in Rye and graduated from Rye High School in 1968. From 1968-1969 he served as a Volunteer Fireman in Rye, NY. Mr. Barnes will be remembered for dedication and love. He is survived by his twin sister, Melinda, sixteen year old, daughter, Amanda, two sisters, Judy Sapione and Leonora Eskil, nieces and nephews. Family member who died earlier include her father, William H. Barnes and his mother, Lucille Barnes. Calling hours are 4-9 on Sunday at Graham Funeral Home, 1036 Boston Post Rd.,Rye, NY. The funeral is Monday, 2:00 pm at Rye Presbyterian Church, Rye, NY. Friends may send memorial donations to Rye Fire Department.

Saturday, October 20th, 2001 - CANNISTRA, ROMANA GIULIANO - 91, of West Harrison, NY, died on October 17, 2001. Romana was born in Dobbs Ferry, N.Y. on October 10,1910 to Catherine and Michael Giuliano. She married Emilio Cannistra who predeceased her. Survivors include her two daughters, Rose (Dave) Grosskopf of West Harrison, Katherine (Stuart) Pratt of California, and one son, Nick (Sandy Mc Laughlin) Cannistra of Poughkeepsie. Grandchildren include Diane Inzitari, Gail Mellea, Karen Rugar, George Pratt, Nick Cannistra, Jennifer Silvey and Robert Cannistra. Survived by 7 great grandchildren. Also surviving are 3 sisters, Barbara Totaro, Kay Southwick and Santa Shuluk. Predeceased by sisters, Margaret Cobb and Ann Ceravole, brothers Phil, Bruno and Salvatore Giuliano. Romana was a parishioner of St. Anthony of Padua Church in West Harrison and was a past president and founder of the Holy Rosary Society. She also initiated the St. Anthony's Festa at the Little Green Church in West Harrison. She worked at Sonotone Corp. in Elmsford, NY before her retirement. Reposing at MCMAHON LYON & HARTNETT FUNERAL HOME, WHITE PLAINS, on Sat 6-9, Sun 2-4 & 7-9. Mass, Mon 11AM at St. Anthony of Padua Church. Entombment at the Gate Of Heaven Cemetery.

Saturday, October 20th, 2001 - DENTE, MARY H. - Mary H. Dente, 91, wife of the late Leonard A. Dente, Ph.d, formerly a professor at Western Connecticut State University, died peacefully at her home on Thursday, October 18, 2001. Mrs. Dente was born November 20, 1909 in Bowling Green and then her family moved to Paris, TN where she graduated from high school. Mrs. Dente began her lifelong career in ladies retail stores, as a salesperson at various establishments in the southern states. Her last position in the south, was her first managerial position. Continuing in management, as she did for the rest of her career, Mrs. Dente moved to South Bend, IN. It was there that she met and married her late husband, Leonard A. Dente, who completed his undergraduate work at Notre Dame University, graduating Magna Cum Laude. Mrs. Dente continued her career in many locations in the northeast and one in Charleston, SC. The moves were dictated by her husband's career in education, as it unfolded. The Dente's moved to Danbury in 1960, when Dr. Dente began his position at the Danbury State College. Mrs. Dente served Genungs and Howlands Department Stores, from 1954 until 1982, when she retired after 28 years of service. She is survived by a brother, John William Gilbert of Memphis, TN and a sister, Laurine Phelps of Florida, and nieces Ceil Surbrook of Newtown, PA, and Elizabeth Claire Boone of Boise, ID, and nephews, John Scott of Farmington Hills, MI, and Jim Scott of Traverse City, MI, as well as many other nieces and nephews, and her long time friend Clara Mourning of Danbury. She was also predeceased by her borther, Dr. Thomas Joseph Gilbert of Omaha, NE, and her sister Lillian Scott of Detroit, MI. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Peter's Church, Danbury, on Monday morning at 9am. Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Yonkers, NY. There will be no calling hours. Kindly omit flowers. Contributions in her memory may be made to St. Jude's Children's Hospital, One St. Jude Place, PO Box 1000, Dept 300, Memphis, TN 38148-0552

Saturday, October 20th, 2001 - DOBLER, FRANCES E. - Frances E. Dobler, also known as "Grandma Scaringi," a homemaker and long time resident of Chester, NY, entered into rest Friday, October 19, 2001, at Arden Hill Hospital in Goshen. She was 94. The daughter of Michael and Rose Lavelle Buono, she was born on December 24, 1906, in Hackensack, NJ. She was the beloved mother of her daughters, Rosemarie Pollard and Theresa Stiefvater, both of Virginia, and her son, Herman Dobler of Hackensack, NJ; and the dear sister to Jean Kaminski of South Hackensack, NJ. She is also survived by 12 grandchildren, including Anthony and Kathy, with whom she resided, 20 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson. She was predeceased by her daughters, Dolores Scaringi and Betty Dobler, and her grandchildren, Barbara and Russell, as well as 8 brothers and sisters. Visitation hours will be held on Saturday, October 20, 2001, from 5-10 pm, and Sunday, October 21, from 2-10 pm at her home, 15 June Road, Chester, NY. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Monday, October 22, at 10 am at The Immaculate Conception Church, 49 Vreeland Avenue, Hackensack. Burial will follow at the Maple Grove Cemetery in Hackensack. LIPPINCOTT FUNERAL HOME Chester, New York (845) 469-4134 


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