Paul P. Searing of Newburgh a Supervisor for Florida Distillery in Lake Alfred, Florida prior to that Paul was employed at Star Expansion in Cornwall for a number of years, passed away on Thursday May 31, 2018 at St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital Newburgh, he was 58.
Paul is the son of Myrna Seneca of New Windsor and the late Paul P. Searing, he was born on September 4, 1959 in Newburgh, NY. Paul was a graduate of NFA, he was kind and always willing to help everyone, many times the neighborhood children came to him to get their toys fixed.
Paul is survived by three daughters Wendy Oliver of PA, Jessi Searing of GA, and Nikki Gonzalez of FL; three grandchildren: Kylie, Tanner and Trevor all of PA; one grandchild Ava of PA; one brother Daniel Searing (Maria) of New Windsor, and one nephew Patrick Searing of New Windsor, NY. Private services will be held for the immediate family.
Funeral arrangements are under the care of Hudson Valley Funeral Home 239 Quassaick Avenue New Windsor, NY 845-562-4411.
January 6, 1948 - May 3, 2018 Newburgh, NY
James Ciccarello, a longtime area resident of Newburgh, entered into rest on May 3, 2018, at New York Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital surrounded by his loving family. He was 70 years old.
The son of the late Salvatore and Rosaria (Franciamore) Ciccarello, James was born on January 6, 1948 in Poughkeepsie, New York.
He graduated from Newburgh Free Academy - Class of 1966 and joined the United States Army where he attended Engineering School and successfully completed Engineer Equipment Maintenance Courses. He then went on to college and had a career in various jobs in construction, mainly painting.
James was a loving father and grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend. He was an independent, hard-working man who loved his family and was an avid Yankee and Giants fan. He also enjoyed playing poker with his friends.
He is survived by his loving son, Damian and his wife, Damaris; loving grandchildren: Alisha, Selena and Jayden of New Windsor; his siblings, Nina LoPresti of Newburgh, Lillian Monte and her husband Joseph of New Windsor; his sister-in-law, Teresa Ciccarello of Mt. Ephraim, NJ; brother and sister-in-law, Albert and Mary Ciccarello of Edgewater, FL, along with several nieces and nephews.
He is predeceased by sisters and brothers-in-law: Angelina and Joseph Smolinksi, Vera and Clyde Lince, Rita and Kenneth Weatherly; brother and sister-in-law, Andrew and Ella Mae Ciccarello; brother, Philip Ciccarello and brother-in-law, James LoPresti.
The family would like to thank all the doctors and nurses on the second floor of Emerald Peek Rehabilitation and Nursing Home in Peekskill, NY for their compassion and thoughtfulness in our time of need, and a special thank you to Dr. John Hordines for his care and compassion to James and the family during his final days.
The family respectfully requests donations in lieu of flowers.
Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, May 6th and from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Monday, May 7th at Hudson Valley Funeral Home, 239 Quassaick Avenue, New Windsor, NY. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 1 p.m. on Monday, May 7th at Sacred Heart Church of Newburgh. The burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery, New Windsor.
SHEILA (McDONALD) RANALDI
August 7, 1937 - April 15, 2018 Newburgh, NY
Sheila (McDonald) Ranaldi, 80 of Newburgh, New York, formerly of Greenfield MA, passed away peacefully on Sunday April 15, 2018 at The Kaplan Family Hospice Residence Newburgh, NY. She was born August 7, 1937 in Montague, MA, She is predeceased by her parents James and Lillian (Suda) McDonald of Greenfield, MA, and her late husband of 49 years Amerigo (Rico) Ranaldi. Sheila was a second grade teacher in the Newburgh School District where she focused on the children and families of the Fostertown Elementary School. Sheila and her husband Rico enjoyed traveling and camping. She also enjoyed reading, player cards and debating Yankees/Red Sox with her siblings. Sheila leaves behind her sons, Joseph (Janet) Ranaldi of Orlando, FL, and Kevin Ranaldi of Newburgh, NY; Leslie Potente (Peter) of Flanders, NJ and 8 grandchildren Max and Allie Ranaldi, Dominic, AnneMarie, Marissa and Joseph Potente, Katie, and Nicole Ranaldi. Siblings Maureen Dudek of Greenfield, MA; Ted McDonald (Marina) of Surprise, AZ; Larry McDonald (Mary) of Jamestown, RI; Jim McDonald (Gale) of Norwalk, CT as well as nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be heldThursday, April 19, from4 to 8 pmat Hudson Valley Funeral Home, Inc.239 Quassaick Avenue(Rte94) New Windsor, NY A funeral mass will be held10amFriday, April 20, at Sacred Heart Church Newburgh. Cremation will take place at Cedar Hill Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Hospice of Orange and Sullivan Counties, Inc. 800 Stony Brook Court Newburgh, NY 12553
Funeral arrangements are under the care of Hudson Valley Funeral Home 845-562-4411
PAUL JAMES HORAZ
June 3, 1961 - April 13, 2018 Newburgh, NY
Paul James Horaz, a Sergeant with the City of Newburgh Police Department and a long time resident of Newburgh passed away peacefully Friday, April 13, 2018, at St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital in Newburgh, NY.
Paul worked for the City of Newburgh for 30 years; 28 of those years were spent as a police officer. He dedicated his life to the profession and considered the police force his family.
Anyone who knew Paul knew that he was a long time season ticket holder and super fan of the Hudson Valley Renegades. He looked forward to spending his summers at “the Dutch” watching games. Paul was also known for his yearly, extended Florida/Disney trips with his son John. He also loved his dogs, and nothing gave him more peace at the end to know that his dog Princess would be in a good home after his passing.
Paul is survived by his son John Paul Horaz and his mother Jenine Horaz; father Paul Horaz of Montgomery, NY; mother Nancy Scott Rosenberger and her husband William of Little River, SC; brother Michael Horaz and his wife SueLynn of Cornwall, NY; sister Kristy Horaz-Wade and her husband Chad of Newburgh, NY; brother Randy Rosenberger of Huntington, PA; Mark Rosenberger and his wife Cheryl of Los Alamos, NM; Eric Rosenberger and his wife Robin of Indiana, PA; Gregory Rosenberger and his wife Bonnie of Myrtle Beach, SC; and Alec Rosenberger and his wife Alison of Dunkin, SC. He is also survived by a number of aunts, uncles, cousins as well as several nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his sister Lori P. Fedor
The family would like to thank all the Doctors and Nurses on the second and fourth floors of St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital for their compassion and thoughtfulness in our time of need. Especially the nurses who provided extra heartfelt diligent care for Paul and the family during those final days.
Visitation will be held 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Monday, April 16, 2018 at the Hudson Valley Funeral Home located at 239 Quassaick Ave, New Windsor, NY 12553. A graveside service will be held Tuesday, April 17th at 1 p.m. at Cedar Hill Cemetery in Newburgh, NY.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Dutchess County 10-13 Foundation at http://follr.com/Communities/DutchessCounty1013Foundation/Index. This charitable foundation aids members of law enforcement who are suffering from financial hardship due to illness, injury - whether suffered on the job or otherwise - or other unfortunate circumstances.
March 8, 1925 - April 3, 2018 Newburgh, NY
Maria LaRosa, 93 of Newburgh, NY, and an area resident for over 60 years, passed away at her daughter's home in New Paltz, NY on Tuesday, April 3, 2018, while surrounded by her loving family. She was the daughter of Bernardo and Marina Prussiano. Maria was born on March 8, 1925, in Galatone in the Provence of Lecce, Italy. She was a lifelong member of Sacred Heart Church in Newburgh.
Family Statement says: "Mom came to this great country to make a better life for herself. She along with our dad worked very hard to make sure we had a home which was filled with much love. Mom was a seamstress and worked for various factories in Newburgh. She was a great cook and loved to make cookies all the time. She also loved canning tomatoes and fruit so that we would have them year round. Mom was very devoted to the Blessed Mother as well as Padre Pio. Her most prized possessions were her three grandchildren. Most of all, she was proud of the fact that she lived long enough to see her fourth generation great-grandchildren, Mark and Caroline. Her family, her beloved sewing machine and her pictures meant everything to her. She was loved by all and will be greatly missed."
Mom was predeceased by her loving husband Ignazio of 58 years on February 18, 2017. She was also predeceased by her sisters Ida and Vita of Galatone, Italy. Her survivors include daughter Rosangela Lutz and her husband, Steven of New Paltz; son, Angelo LaRosa and his wife, Donna of Newburgh; grandchildren, Jacqueline Khalil and her husband Ahmed of Rock Tavern, Angelo LaRosa Jr. and his wife, Kristin of Cornwall, and Sara Lutz of New Paltz. She has two great-grandchildren, Mark and Caroline Khalil of Rock Tavern. She is also survived by her brother Angelo Prussiano of Galatone, Italy, as well as numerous nieces and nephews in Italy and Germany.
The family would like to sincerely thank Hospice of Ulster County, especially Donna, Hope, Lisa, Michelle and Sister Maria, for their great support.
Visitation will be held from4 to 8 p.m.onFriday, April 6that the Hudson Valley Funeral Home,239 Quassaick Avenue, New Windsor. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at10 a.m.onSaturday, April 7that Sacred Heart Church of Newburgh. Burial will follow in Cedar Hill Mausoleum of Newburgh.
In lieu of flowers, a Mass can be offered in her memory.
CATHERINE "KAY" COOK
September 17, 1918 - February 1, 2018 New Windsor, NY
Catherine "Kay" Cook 99 of New Windsor, NY passed away February 1st, 2018 after a short illness.
Born in Kingston, NY on September 17th, 1918, she graduated from Wallkill High School in 1937, she attended business school and then worked at the Newburgh Savings and Loan Association for 34 years retiring as branch manager.
Catherine lived for many years at Kingswood Gardens Condominiums where she was very involved in the condo association, serving for many years as the association treasurer. Many hours were spent on boating on the Hudson River with her husband, Joe, and friends.
After retirement, she devoted her life as a loving caregiver to her family members. She was proceeded in death by her husband, Joseph Cook; brother, Bernard McCabe; sisters: Margaret Hughes, Mary McMickle, Frances Dobson, and Dorothy Blonde. In her quiet, reserved way she shared her strength, humor and was an inspiration to all who knew her. Catherine is survived by her many nieces and nephews, and her longtime friends Robert and Mary Ann Bamberger.
A special thanks goes out to the owners and staff at the New Windsor Country Inn, she enjoyed her stay there.
Visitation will be held from10 a.m. to 12 noononWednesday, February 7at Hudson Valley Funeral Home,239 Quassaick Ave., (Rte94) New Windsor, NY. Entombment will follow in Cedar Hill Mausoleum Newburgh.
ENOCH E. WHITFIELD
August 10, 1958 - February 2, 2018
New Windsor, NY
Enoch E. Whitfield of New Windsor, NY a retired Police Sergeant for the MTA and area resident for 28 years, passed away on February 2, 2018, at St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital; he was 59. Enoch is the son of Lauran Ann Bailey of Bronxville, NY. He was born on August 10, 1958, in Manhattan, NY. He was a member of the Air National Guard.
Affectionately known as “Pizzaman” Enoch was the pillar of his of his family. Enoch loved watching his daughters dance and compete in Crossfit. He enjoyed trips in his RV, meeting new people, the shooting range, and visiting Charlotte, NC’s local craft breweries, and Vegan restaurants. He also enjoyed family gatherings and would walk to the end of the earth if you needed him to. Loyal and loving to everyone he encountered, he will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
Enoch is survived by his wife, Aida Cruz-Whitfield at home, Ziomara Lee and husband, Alphonsa of Cape Coral, FL; Yessena Whitfield of Charlotte, NC; stepson, Phillip Pizarro and Heather of Cornwall; grandchildren: Shamel, Kiara and Arielle Pizarro; sisters: Laurice Whitfield, Tanya Whitfield, Jarita Lopez, his namesake nephew, Enoch Whitfield, plus a host of nieces and nephews.
Enoch was preceded in death by his son, Javier Whitfield and his sister, Rhonda Lee “Nonnie” Whitfield.
Visitation will be on from4 to 7 p.m.Wednesday, February 7at Hudson Valley Funeral Home,239 Quassaick Ave. (Rte94) New Windsor, and from 11 a.m. to 12 noon, prior to funeral services onThursday, February 8at Solid Rock Church,20 Holloran Rd., New Windsor, NY, from where funeral services will commence at12 noon, followed by burial in Woodlawn Cemetery New Windsor, NY.
Funeral arrangements are under the care of Hudson Valley Funeral Home845-562-4411.
Mary T. Contarino
December 12, 1919 - January 15, 2018
New Windsor, NY
Mary T. Contarino of New Windsor, NY a retired machine operator for Dubettte Handbags passed away on Monday, January 15, 2018, at home. Mary was 98. She is the daughter of the late Santo and Annie Sara Trifilo.
Mary was born on December 12, 1919, in Vails Gate, NY. She was a member of the International Ladies Garment Workers Union. Mary was the matriarch of our family. She loved cooking for her family and you could always find her in the kitchen. Her meatballs were the best in the world but her eggplant was requested at every family affair. She loved her grandkids and was always willing to help, play and teach them. Mary was strong, independent and loved by all. She will truly be missed. We love you. The family would like to thank, Dr. B. Hadid and his associates for taking such good care of her over the years, Hospice for being so caring in every way - a special thanks to nurse Diedra for always being there when we needed her. A very special thank you to her aid Inelta for taking such good care of her.
Mary is the widow of Paul Contarino. She is survived her son, Alfred Contarino and her daughter, Regina DiGovanni; her grandchildren, Candy Gano, Shellie Byrd, Alfred Contarino Jr. all of Covina, CA., Bryan DiGovanni, Kim Masciola of New Windsor, NY.; great-grandchildren, Brianna, Bryan, Christopher, Ava, Paul, Andy, Allison, Rochelle, Alfred III, Courtney, Ryan, Domnick, Anthony; great-great-grandchildren, Andre and Chloe; and several nieces and nephews.
Mary was predeceased by two great-grandchildren, Hollie, Marrissa and three brothers and eight sisters.
Funeral services will be private and at the convenience of the family. Donations in Mary’s memory may be made to Hospice of Orange and Sullivan Counties,800 Stony Brook Court, Newburgh, NY 12550.
JOHANNA (VIERBOOM) WILLIAMS
August 11, 1944 - January 27, 2018 New Windsor, NY
Johanna (Vierboom) Williams of New Windsor, NY passed away Saturday, January 27th, 2018 at the age of 73. She entered peacefully into rest at home, surrounded by the comfort and love of her husband of 48 years.
Born to Dorothy (Hortense) and John Vierboom on August 11th, 1944, Johanna grew up in Newburgh, graduating from Newburgh Free Academy in 1962 before going on to Buffalo State University, to pursue her dream of being a teacher.
Upon receiving her degree, she returned home to New Windsor and taught at Gidney Avenue Elementary (Newburgh) before taking a hiatus, where, as a loving mother and wife, she focused on her family, and served as the Vice-President of Pleasant Acres Nursery. Teaching eventually beckoned her return and she enjoyed the remainder of her career as a first-grade teacher at Vails Gate Magnet School (New Windsor.)
While passionate about education and the many young minds she had the privilege of teaching, what Johanna always wanted most was to be a wife and mother. She got that chance when, on June 22nd, 1969 she married Bruce I. Williams at Grace United Methodist Church. The birth of her daughter followed a few years later.
Throughout her life, Johanna loved to read. As a child, she much preferred getting lost in books to getting lost in the woods. As an adult, she wished to instill that love of reading in children through her teaching and was always generous in sharing books with young friends and family members.
In retirement, Johanna was afforded the time to enjoy her reading, as well as doing word-games, watching the birds feed and wildlife strolling through her yard and splitting time between HGTV and one of the news channels.
Johanna is survived by her husband, Bruce; daughter, Kristin; sister, Jacqueline Vierboom; niece, Marissa (Vierboom) Grove and her husband, Michael, along with their two children, Brian and Clara (Grove); sister-in-law, Diane (Williams), her husband Hal, niece, Kimberley and nephew, Brett; and life-long friends Nancy and Joel Barker. She will be greatly missed by her extended family and friends.
Visitation will be held from4:00-8:00 p.m.on Thursday, February 1st, 2018 at Hudson Valley Funeral Home,239, Quassaick Ave.,(Rte. 94) New Windsor. Funeral services are planned for 10:00 a.m. Friday, February 2nd, 2018, also at the funeral home, with burial to follow immediately at Woodlawn Cemetery, New Windsor.
Susan E. Gaetano of New Windsor, NY, a retired teacher for the Wallkill School district and area resident for 66 years, passed away on Thursday, January 4, 2018, at St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital, Newburgh. Susan was 66; the daughter of the late James V. and Jane McEnery of Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY. Susan was born on July 30, 1951, in Philadelphia, PA.
Susan dedicated her life to educating children for 41 years. Upon retiring Susan became the coordinator of the Wallkill Central School district mentoring program for new teachers. Susan was loved by all who knew her and will be greatly missed and forever remembered. She is survived by her husband, Gary J. Gaetano; two sisters, Mary Anne McEnery of Cornwall-on-Hudson, Regina Kelder of Boston, MA; and one brother, James VT. McEnery of Washington State.
Visitation will be held 3 to 6 p.m. on Friday, January 12, 2018, at Hudson Valley Funeral Home, Inc., 239 Quassaick Avenue (Rte94), New Windsor, NY. Funeral services will follow the visitation at 6 p.m. at the funeral home. Cremation will private at Cedar Hill Cemetery.
Thomas Mulligan Jr.
August 7, 1938 - December 25, 2017
Thomas Mulligan Jr. of New Windsor, NY a retired trackman for NYC Transit Authority passed away on Monday, December 25, 2017, at Sapphire Nursing Home at Meadow Hill Newburgh. He was 79.
Thomas is the son of the late Thomas Mulligan Sr. and Catherine Gabelman, he was born on August 7, 1938, in Manhattan, NY. Thomas is a member of the Knights of Columbus Msgr. Henry O’Carroll Council 444, Marine Corp League and Catholic War Veterans Newburgh. Thomas is survived by one daughter Catherine Detz and her husband Michael of Newburgh, two grandsons Robert and William Detz of Newburgh, one brother Dennis Mulligan of Flushing, NY, one sister Patricia Stolfi of Chatham, NJ and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held from 2-5pm on Friday, December 29, 2017, at Hudson Valley Funeral Home, Inc. A mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 am on Saturday, December 30, at St. Francis Church Newburgh.
Cremation will be private at Cedar Hill Crematory Newburgh.
ARMOND R. CARBONE
August 15, 1924 - August 27, 2017
New Windsor, NY
Memorial visitation will be held from1 to 4 P.M.onSaturday, September 2, 2017
Armond R. Carbone of New Windsor, NY a mechanical engineer for IBM Fishkill, NY began his career in 1950 and retired in 1985. Adam made several suggestions through his 35-year career which he was rewarded for. He enjoyed traveling for the company, setting up several lines throughout the country, and was highly rewarded by his peers and the company. Moved with his family to Newburgh in 1939.
He is the son of the late Cesidio and Catherine Rotondo Carbone, he was born on August 15, 1924, in Henry, West Virginia. Adam was very proud to have served his country in the US Navy from 1943 to 1946 as a Coxswain. Adam enjoyed gardening, watching softball games at the “Rec” and spending time with his family.
Adam is survived by his children Catherine Fiore and her husband James, Robert J. Carbone and Alan R. Carbone, his grandchildren Heather Tancredi and her husband Carlo. Melanie Raab, Cullen Carbone, and Linsey Itak. Great grandchildren Bryan Cash Jr. and Shayla Marie Taylor, his sister Elizabeth Crisci, and several nieces and nephews whom he was very fond of.
Adam was predeceased by his wife Lucille DeGroff Carbone, four brothers Frank, Michael, Paul, and Quiedo Carbone and his sister Dorothy Cerone.
Special thank you to our family friend, Kelly Kennedy and the staff at Elant in Goshen and Hospice of Orange and Sullivan Counties for all their help.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Orange and Sullivan counties 800 Stony Brook Court Newburgh NY 12553.
ST. JOHN Lloyd, 91 of New Windsor, NY died January 12, 2018, at St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital. Services and cremation are private.
KNAPP Gary B., 63 of Newburgh, NY died Monday, July 17, 2017. MEMORIAL VISITATION: 6-8pm,Mon, Aug 7with FUNERAL SERVICE: at7:30pm