William Maguire, 90
William J. Maguire, a lifelong resident of Sleepy Hollow, died January 10. He was 90.
He attended Saint Teresa Elementary School in North Tarrytown and graduated from North Tarrytown High School. Immediately after his high school graduation in 1945, he enlisted in the United States Navy and served his country during World War II. He was most proud of his service as one of the original crew members of the USS Damato, a navy destroyer commissioned in 1946. After his honorable discharge from active service he remained in the Navy reserves until 1954.
Mr. Maguire attended Packard Business School in New York City and then worked in the accounting offices of General Motors in North Tarrytown for over 30 years. During the early years of his working life, to make ends meet, he also worked at many secondary jobs while working full time at General Motors. These jobs included driving a school bus for the Hackley School in Tarrytown in the evenings and caddying at Sleepy Hollow Country Club on weekends.
He loved his hometown of North Tarrytown and served his local community throughout his life. He was a dedicated volunteer fireman and an active member of Rescue Hose Company Number One for more than 50 years. During the 1950’s, he served as the Village Chairman of the North Tarrytown Democratic Party. He loved all sports and coached Little League Baseball in North Tarrytown for many years. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles and a member of the Sleepy Hollow Seniors Club. He also served on the North Tarrytown High School Reunion Committee. During his entire life, he was a faithful parishioner of Saint Teresa Church.
Lucy DiMuro, 88
Lucy A. DiMuro, a lifelong resident of Sleepy Hollow, died January 13. She was 88.
Born in Tarrytown, she was a graduate of North Tarrytown High School Class of 1948. She worked in the accounting department of Kraft General Foods in Tarrytown for more than 30 years. She was a devoted parishioner of St. Teresa of Avila Church and she was a member of the Sleepy Hollow Seniors.
She will always be remembered for her great love of her family. She enjoyed spending time with them and loved to cook and bake their favorite foods for them.
Jack Hulse, 76
J. Blyer Hulse (Jack) of Dania Beach, FL, formerly of Tarrytown, died January 16. He was 76.
He was born in NYC on September 10, 1941. He was well known in Tarrytown as the neighborhood pharmacist and restaurateur for many years until he relocated to Florida in 1988 where he established and ran a successful business for 30 years.
Throughout his life, he enjoyed the excitement of boating, traveling, and fine culinary experiences, yet found much joy in the quiet moments shared at home with his beloved pets and his vast collectibles.
Mark Vizvary, 67
Mark Andrew Vizvary, a Sleepy Hollow High School graduate, died January 3. He was 67.
He was born in North Tarrytown on September 24, 1950 to Mary and Emil Vizvary. After high school he went on to graduate with a B.S. in Forestry at Syracuse University. He furthered his education at Purdue University, obtaining a M.S. in Plant Pathology. He then pursued his Doctorate from Virginia Polytechnic Institute.