Obituaries

Obituary, Frank Travis

    Frank Travis, a very active 92+ year old, ended life as he would want it, due to complications sustained while supervising at a job site, working as he loved to work.  He passed away Monday, May 16, 2017 at Vassar Hospital, Poughkeepsie, NY. A resident of Red Hook, NY since 1988, formerly of…

Obituary, Joan B. Governale

  Joan B. Governale (83) of Pawling, NY passed away peacefully on May 16th, 2017 in Fort Myers FL. Joan was born in New York, NY to Marshall W. Bexley and Anna Ragiel Bexley on August 3, 1933.  She married her beloved husband, Joseph A. Governale on May 24, 1959 at Sacred Heart Church in…

Obituary, Richard H. “Dick” Beneway

  Clinton – Richard H. “Dick” Beneway, , 86, of Clinton, NY, passed away on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at the Northern Dutchess Hospital in Rhinebeck, NY. Born on December 17, 1930, in Poughkeepsie, NY, he was the son of the late Chester and Estelle (Huber) Beneway. He graduated from Poughkeepsie High School in 1947….

Obituary, Linda L. Curran

  MOIRA – Linda L. Curran passed away on May 8, 2017, at the Bert Fish Medical Center in New Smyrna Beach, Florida, where she had been a patient since April 22. She was born in Potsdam, New York, on June 29, 1938, the daughter of Kenneth and Lola (Newtown) Lucas. She graduated from Brasher…

Obituary, Alfonso Peter Scutieri, Jr.

  Millerton – Alfonso Peter Scutieri, Jr., 86, a forty two year resident of Millerton, NY formerly of Pelham, NY died peacefully on Thursday, May 11, 2017 at Noble Horizons in Salisbury, CT with his loving family at his side. Mr. Scutieri worked for Shop Rite Grocery Stores as a Store Manager in Hyde Park,…

Obituary, Elaine I. Schultz

  Elaine I. Schultz of Wallkill, NY entered into rest on April 25th, 2017, in Newburgh, NY. She was 88. Elaine was the Co-owner of Schultz’s Turkey Farm in Dover Plains, NY. The daughter of General Howard S. Ives and Caroline May Wallen Ives, Elaine was born May 2nd, 1928 in Middletown, CT. She was…

Obituary, Wiliam Lasch

    Our loved one Bill recently passed away. He graduated from Brewster High School, class of 1967. In High School, he enjoyed playing football, wrestling and track. When his country called after graduation, he joined the U.S. Marine Corp. During his two tours in Vietnam, he was awarded 3 purple hearts, a silver star,…

Obituary, Susan Ella Bradley

  Susan Ella Bradley May 23, 1924 – May 9, 2017 Obituary Susan Ella Bradley, 92, of Danbury, CT, formerly a 50 year Newtown, CT resident, passed away on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at Glen Hill in Danbury. Born in Pawling, NY, Susan was a daughter of the late Ralph L. and Susan Ann Greenan…

Obituary, August L. Scagnelli

    CARMEL – August L. Scagnelli, 76, an area resident for 44 years, died on May 9, 2017 at Putnam Hospital Center. He previously lived in Queens and Manhattan. Born in Manhattan on June 12, 1940, he was the son of the late Agostino and Madeline (Guglielmetti) Scagnelli. He had been employed by the…

Obituary, Franklin ‘ Frank’ F. Rolff

  Rhinebeck – Franklin ‘ Frank’ F. Rolff, of Rhinebeck passed away on April 28, 2017 at his home in Rhinebeck. Mr. Rolff was a veteran of WW II, Private First Class, Company D, Second Chemical Battalion, attached to the 45th Division under Lt. General George S. Patton, Commander of the 7th Army. He participated…

Obituary, Nunzio Incorvaia

  Amenia, NY – Nunzio Incorvaia entered into eternal rest with our Lord, Jesus Christ on May 2, 2017 after a hard fought battle with cancer. He was born May 8, 1946 in Gela, Sicily to the late Salvatore and Rosaria Incorvaia, the fifth of six children. After spending his childhood in Sicily, Nunzio moved…

Obituary, Rose Marie Terry

  PLEASANT VALLEY – Rose Marie Terry, 71, of Pleasant Valley, NY passed away at home on Thursday, May 4, 2017. Rose Marie was born in Staten Island, NY on June 22, 1945 to the late Joseph and Irma Peruffo Binotto. She graduated from Dover Plains High School and Albany Business College. On November 11,…

Obituary, William J. Reilly, Sr.

  Stanfordville, N.Y. – William J. Reilly, Sr., 71, of Stanfordville, N.Y., passed away Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at his home. He was born in the Bronx on February 23, 1946, the son of William and Stella Spevack Reilly. On August 19, 1967 in St. Mary’s Church, Wappingers Falls, he was married to Carol A….

Obituary, Seymour S. Bilowit

Seymour S. Bilowit, loving son, husband, father, and grandfather, died peacefully at home on April 22, 2017 with his wife, Susanne, at his side. He was born May 22, 1919, to Charles and Anna (Tobias) Bilowit. He served under General Patton in World War II and was part of the Allied invasion at Normandy. After…

Obituary, Thomas P. Conway

    Thomas P. Conway, 78, a resident of Holmes, NY since 1978, passed away Monday, May 1, 2017 at The New York State Veterans Home at Montrose, Montrose, NY. Born in the Bronx on December 11, 1938 to the late Lawrence and Mary (Manion) Conway, he served in the US Airforce from 1958-61, and…

Obituary, Gloria Christina Pastor

    Gloria Christina Pastor, 68, a longtime resident of Carmel, NY, died on Monday, May 1, 2017 at her home in Carmel. Mrs. Pastor was an assembler at Putnam Industries in Carmel, NY for several years. Born on November 16, 1948 in Yonkers, NY she was the daughter of the late Stephen James and…

Obituary, Helen Mallen

  Helen Mallen, 89, a life-time resident of the Poughquag area, passed away Monday, May 1, 2017 at Vassar Brothers Hospital, Poughkeepsie, NY. Born in Greenhaven, NY on November 24, 1927, she was the daughter of the late John and Sarah (Hughes) Kernaghan, and wife of Kenneth Mallen, who survives at home in Poughquag. Helen…

Obituary, Nina Lopane

  Nina Lopane, a 41 year resident of Patterson, NY, died at home on Sunday April 30, 2017. She was 70 years old. Nina was born on August 6, 1946 in the Bronx, NY, daughter to the late Amando and Maria (Gramieri) Trinchitella. She graduated from High School in the Bronx. In October of 1965…

Obituary, William S. Hunt

  Hyde Park – William S. Hunt, 89, a longtime Hyde Park resident (who lived for several years in Ft. Myers, Florida) died on Friday, April 28, 2017 at his home. Born on October 2, 1927 in Columbia County, he was the son of the late William R. Hunt and Viola Palmatier Hunt. Bill attended…

Obituary, Helen L. Flower

  Cortland Manor – Helen L. Flower, 94, formerly of Clinton Corners, NY passed away on Monday, April 24, 2017 at Field Home-Holy Comforter in Cortland Manor, NY. She was born on December 11, 1922 in Yonkers, NY the daughter of the late Morton and Helen (Smith) Varian. Helen attended Commerce High School in Yonkers,…

Obituary, Claire Marie Odell

  Claire Marie Odell, 85, a long-time Beekman-Poughquag resident, passed away Friday, April 28, 2017 at her home in Poughquag, surrounded by her devoted husband and loving family. Born in the Bronx on July 25, 1931, she was the daughter of John and Honora (Ryan) Kelly, and grew up in the Bronx. She married Raymond…

Obituary, Edward Raia, Sr.

  Edward Raia, Sr., 89, a longtime resident of Dover Plains, NY, passed away on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at his daughter’s home in Whiting, NJ. Mr. Raia retired from the Mass Transit Authority in 1986 and later worked as a contractor. Born on January 1, 1928 in Manhattan, NY he was the son of…

Obituary, Patricia A. Swetz

Patricia A. Swetz, 81, a long-time resident of Pawling, passed away Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at Danbury Hospital, Danbury, CT. Moving to Pawling in 1986 from Lake Mohegan, NY, Patty was born in Mt. Vernon, NY on March 16, 1936 to the late George and Marion (Quigley) Burke.   She married Howard Swetz who predeceased her…