Obituaries

Obituaries – January 2017

Jae Lucero, 102 Jae G. Lucero, a lifelong resident of the Tarrytowns, died January 14. She was 102. Born January 25, 1915 in North Tarrytown, she had been a member of the Sleepy Hollow Seniors and the Tarrytown Canteen of the Neighborhood House. She was a parishioner of St. Teresa of Avila Church and had been a member of the ... Read More »

Obituaries – November 2016

Marc Warnock, 48 Marc Warnock, a resident of Irvington, died unexpectedly November 20. He was 48. He was born and raised in Irvington, the son of S. Howard and Sunday Warnock. He graduated from Landmark School in Vermont in 1986. A skilled contractor and carpenter by trade who had an eye for detail, Mr. Warnock took pride in his work ... Read More »

Obituaries – October 2016

John Cancro, 65 John Anthony Cancro died October 17 at Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie from complications due to an accident. He was 65. Born in Tarrytown, he was a graduate of Sleepy Hollow High School and Westchester Business Institute. He was a long-time member of Hope Hose Fire Company in Tarrytown, and was employed by Barrier Oil Company ... Read More »

Obituaries – September 2016

Sarah Ceconi, 88 Sarah M. Ceconi, a lifelong North Tarrytown resident, died September 20. She was 88. Mrs. Ceconi was born on December 4, 1927 to Thomas and Theresa Rombaldi Fallacaro in North Tarrytown. She worked for many years as a bookkeeper for AREMCO Corp. She was a parishioner of Immaculate Conception Church and a member of the Sleepy Hollow ... Read More »

Obituaries June – August, 2016

Joan Campbell, 86 Joan C. Campbell, a resident of Tarrytown, died August 17 surrounded by her family at Regional Hospice and Home Care Center in Danbury, CT. She was 86. She was the wife of the late Hugh P. Campbell, who predeceased her in 2010. A parishioner of Transfiguration Parish, she was an active volunteer over the years in the ... Read More »

Obituaries – July 2016

Kenneth Burke, 73 Kenneth G. Burke, a resident of Purdys and former resident of Tarrytown, died July 13. He was 73. He attended Transfiguration in Tarrytown, and Stepinac in White Plains, and graduated from Irvington High School. He served in the U.S. Navy from October 1961 to January 1966 on board the U.S.S. William V. Pratt as a FTM2-Fire Control ... Read More »

Obituaries – June 2016

by W.B. King Musical Director Barbara Vander Hart Fondly Remembered Musical, spiritual, loving, caring, friendly, selfless and buoyant—these are but a few adjectives that illustrate the life and times of Barbara E. Vander Hart. Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow residents remember her as the musical director for the Reformed Church and The Old Dutch Church of Sleepy Hollow. There she served ... Read More »

Longtime Hackley Headmaster Walter Johnson Dies at 64

by Rick Pezzullo Walter C. Johnson, the Headmaster at Hackley School in Tarrytown since 1995, died June 16 from cancer. He was 64. The 11th Headmaster in the history of Hackley, Johnson led the independent school through unprecedented growth and development. He was credited with strengthening and expanding the school’s academic program and faculty, attracting a talented and diverse student ... Read More »

Obituaries – May 2016

Gerald Connors, 88 Gerald Martin Connors, retired New York Daily News Wall Street reporter and US Navy combat veteran of both World War II and Korea, died May 25 at his home at Sleepy Hollow.  He was 88. Born in Manhattan, he was the youngest of nine children of John Joseph Connors and Margaret Mary O’Neill.   He was a ... Read More »