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Richard Z. Anniballi

July 9, 1928 - November 20, 2018
New Windsor, NY

Richard Z. Anniballi of New Windsor, NY a retired Relay Tech for Central Hudson passed away on Tuesday, November 20, 20,18 at home. He was 90. Richard is the son of the late Sylvio and Jean Orechowski Anniballi. He was born on July 9, 19,28 in Newark, NJ

Richard served in the US Army on active duty in Korea during that conflict from 1950 to 1952. And was a parishioner of St. Francis Church, and a member of the Central Hudson Quarter Century Club and Black Rock Fish and Game Club.

Richard is survived by his wife Wilma of 67 years, 3 sons David Anniballi and his wife Frances of Chelmsford, MA, Mark Anniballi and his wife Cindy Lee of Dandridge, TN, Dean Anniballi and his wife Betty of Endicott, NY.5 grandchildren Lisa Megill and her husband Ray of New Milford, PA, Stephen Anniballi and his wife Amanda of Cedar City, UT, Rick Anniballi and his wife Stephy of Hudson, NH, Nick Anniballi of Chelmsford, MA, Matthew Anniballi of New Windsor, NY. 6 great grandchildren Jocelyn and Damian Megill, Xavier Zimmer and Zoey Anniballi, Jazmine and RJ Anniballi. 1 Nephew Scott McQuiston of Thompson Station, TN. He is also survived by several cousins.

Richard was predeceased by one son Bruce Anniballi and daughter-in-law Debbie Anniballi.

Visitation will take place from 11 am to 1 pm on Thursday, November 29, 20,18 at Hudson Valley Funeral Home, Inc. 239 Quassaick Ave. (Rte94) New Windsor, NY. Funeral services will follow the visitation at 1 pm in the funeral home. Cremation will take place at Cedar Hill Cemetery.

In Lieu of flowers, donations in Richard’s memory can be made to St. Francis Church Newburgh, or to an organization of one’s choice.


October 23, 1927 - November 20, 2018
New Windsor, NY

It is with great sadness to announce the passing on Tuesday, November 20, 2018, of Mrs. Teresa Baruffaldi of New Windsor NY, affectionately known as “Nonni”. Teresa is the daughter of Giulio and Maddelina Bariletti.  She was 91 years old.

Born in Italy on October 23, 1927, her life journey brought her to the United States where she lovingly raised her family and became a U.S. citizen.

She will always be remembered as a kind person who always had time chat and help others. She enjoyed sewing, gardening, cooking and especially her children and grandchildren.

She was predeceased by her husband, "Danny" Baruffaldi and brothers, Eligio and Tony Bariletti.

Survivors include daughter, Marilyn Oates and husband, Jack; son, Peter Baruffaldi and wife, Doreen; brother, Firmo Bariletti and wife, Sally; five grandchildren: Daniel Baruffaldi and wife, Kelly, Christine Lopes and husband, Nicholas, Jacqueline Baruffaldi and fiancé, Stephen Hayenhjelm, Michael Oates and fiancé, Debra DePalma, and Kevin Oates; three great-grandchildren: Vincent and Bridget Baruffaldi and Peyton Lopes.

The family would like to thank Middletown Park Manor Rehab and Health Care Center for their kindness, care, and comfort.

Visitation will be from 2 to 4 & 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, November 27 at Hudson Valley Funeral Home, 239 Quassaick Ave., New Windsor NY 12553. A private funeral service will be held at the funeral home followed by entombment at Cedar Hill Cemetery Mausoleum Newburgh.

“Grace and Peace to you, from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. I thank my God every time I remember you.” Philippians 1: 2-3


February 26, 1915 - November 14, 2018
Newburgh, NY

Angeline Gruber, a very special Mon and Nonna, passed away, at the age of 103, at home, on November 14, 2018. A homemaker, she was a Newburgh resident for 96 years.

Angeline was born in Pietramelara, Italy on February 26, 1915, the daughter of Catherine Mancini and Samuel Leonardo. She came to the U.S. at age of seven and attended Newburgh Schools. She is a graduate of N.F.A. She was a devout parishioner of Sacred Heart Church and a member of the Altar Society and member of the PTO for the school.

Angeline was an avid knitter and could make any plant grow and thrive. She showered her love and nurturing care on her children, grand and great-grandchildren and they all loved her dearly. Being the matriarch of her large family, she loved her brothers and sisters unconditionally.

The widow of John Gruber, she is predeceased by daughter, Linda Gruber, and her brothers: Constantine, Samuel and Anthony Leonardo and her sister, Ellen Sculley.

She is survived by her loving daughter, Nancy Barker and son-in-law, Joel, who treated her as his own mother with love and care; granddaughters, Dr. Lisa Stuerken (Marc) of New Milford, CT and Lauren Barker (Michael Ferguson) of Newburgh; also great-grandchildren: Annika and Luke Stuerken and Delana, Michael and James Barker Ferguson; sisters: Amy Antinori and Jean Mendoza; sister-in-law, Joan Leonardo and brother, Paul Leonardo and many nieces and nephews.

Our family would like to thank Mid-Hudson Home Health care for providing us with caregivers: Monica Obeng, Melva and especially Ester Odeleye and 5th-floor caregivers at St. Lukes.

Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, November 18 at Hudson Valley Funeral Home, 239 Quassaick Ave., (Rte 94) New Windsor, NY. A funeral Mass will be celebrated 11:45 a.m. Monday, November 19 at Sacred Heart Church Newburgh, burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery, New Windsor, NY.


May 5, 1923 - October 4, 2018
New Windsor, NY 
Edward "Ed" Joseph Brodow of New Windsor, New York died Thursday, October 4, 2018, at home surrounded by his loving family. He was 95 years old. He was the son of the late Joseph and Mary Brodow. Ed was born May 5, 1923, in Nassau County, NY.
He is survived by his loving wife of 75 years, Catherine Mitchell Brodow; his five daughters: Nancy B. Bumpass (Merritt), Marilyn C. Quinlan (Arthur), Catherine M. Pfitzner (Ronald), Maryann Brodow Centra (Mark), and Barbara B. Baldwin (John); nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Ed worked for Central Hudson Gas and Electric Company and retired after 35 years of faithful service. He was a Merchant Marines veteran from World War II. He was a member of the Y.M.C.A. for 50 years and loved playing floor hockey well into his 70s.  He was a parishioner of Saint Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, Newburgh, NY, formerly a trustee for the parish, and also was a member of the Knights of Columbus.
Ed was a devoted husband to Catherine, always putting her first. He also was a loving father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. He was a humble, generous and kind person who will be greatly missed by his family and friends.
The wake will be held from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m., Monday, October 8, 2018, at Hudson Valley Funeral Home, 239 Quassaick Ave., New Windsor, NY. The funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, October 9, 2018, at Saint Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, 145 Benkard Ave., Newburgh, NY. Burial will be in Saint Francis Cemetery, Union Ave., New Windsor, NY.


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Michael Joseph Baker passed away at home on June 29, 2018. Formerly of New Windsor, NY. Michael was predeceased by his mother Louise M. Baker. He is survived by his father John J. Baker, brother John Baker, and his sister Nancy Succoso. Private services were held with interment at Cedar Hill Cemetery. Michael is lovingly remembered by his family and friends. Memorial donations may be made to NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness. 505 Eighth Avenue, Suite 1103 New York, NY10018-4541


Lloyd St. John, 91 of New Windsor, NY died January 12, 2018, at St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital. Services and cremation are private. 


Gary B. Knapp, 63 of Newburgh, NY died Monday, July 17, 2017.
6-8pm, Mon, Aug 7 with FUNERAL SERVICE: at 7:30 pm


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