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Henry F. “Hank” Bucci, 82

Henry F. “Hank” Bucci, a lifelong resident of the Tarrytowns, died June 16. He was 82. Born in Tarrytown on June 14, 1933, he was the son of Natale and Mary Smercak Bucci. He graduated from North Tarrytown High School and went on to serve in the United States Army. Mr. Bucci was well-known in town as the proprietor of ... Read More »

Jean Marie Moon, 91

Jean Marie Moon, a resident of Sleepy Hollow, died May 22. She was 91. She was born in North Tarrytown on March 1, 1924 and graduated from North Tarrytown High School in 1942. She married Willis C. Moon, Jr. in November 1953. He predeceased her in 1993. Mrs. Moon worked at Eastern Aircraft during WWII, at Goldberg’s Supply and then ... Read More »

Ara Mantarian, 88

Ara Mantarian, a longtime resident of Irvington, died May 7. He was 88. Born in Newburyport, MA, he graduated from the University of New Hampshire. He then went on to Columbia University and received his Doctorate in Education. In 1958, he married his love Adelaide and moved to Irvington to start their life together. He was a teacher and retired ... Read More »

Margeretta “Happy” Rockefeller, 88

Margaretta “Happy” Rockefeller, the widow of former U.S. Vice President and New York Gov. Nelson Rockefeller, died May 19 in her sleep at her home in Tarrytown . She was 88. Born June 9, 1926, she graduated in 1944 from the Shipley School in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, and married Dr. James Slater Murphy in 1948. The couple had four children, ... Read More »

Hans Carlson, 85

Hans Roland Carlson, who was born in Tarrytown and raised in Irvington, died May 1. He was 85. He graduated from Irvington High School as the Valedictorian of his class. He went on to serve in the United States Air Force and then became a Parkway Policeman. On October 11, 1958, he married Gisela Dippel in Mount Kisco. Mr. Carlson ... Read More »

Erasmo Farinas, 81

Erasmo Farinas, a longtime resident of Tarrytown, died suddenly May 17. He was 81. Born in Havana, Cuba on November 25, 1933, he worked at General Motors for many years and had been a member of UAW Local 664. He is survived by his loving wife Francisca (Abad) as well as his loving children Barbara (Arturo) Ferran of Lincoln Park, ... Read More »

Susan Galgano, 67

Susan J. Galgano, a former Tarrytown resident and most recently of Roswell, GA, died April 27. She was 67. Born on April 19, 1948 in Tarrytown, she graduated from Our Lady of Victory Academy, SUNY Plattsburg and received her Master’s degree from George Mason University. She served as a village trustee for North Tarrytown (now Sleepy Hollow), was a member ... Read More »

Carol Ann Corveddu, 76

Carol Ann Corveddu, a lifelong Tarrytown resident, died April 17. She was 76. Born in Tarrytown on September 23, 1938, she graduated from Washington Irving High School and went on to study at Grasslands School of Nursing. She worked as a maternity nurse at Phelps Memorial Hospital. She was a cornerstone of the facility, having worked there from 1957 to ... Read More »

 Angelina Burns, 86

Angelina J. Burns, a lifelong resident of Tarrytown, died March 30.  She was 86. She was born on September 17, 1928 to Thomas and Rachel Fasolino Tucci.  She was a graduate of St. Teresa Elementary School and Washington Irving High School. She was an Executive Secretary for General Foods Corporation in Tarrytown for 30 years.  She was a parishioner of ... Read More »

James R. Kane, 78

James R. Kane, a resident of Tarrytown, died April 15 at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital. He was 78. Mr. Kane was a graduate of Fordham Preparatory School and Manhattan College. His degree in electrical engineering prepared him to share in the development of the Atlantic Missile Range System at Cape Canaveral and on the island of Aruba. In later years, he ... Read More »

Antoinette Germani, 93

Antoinette Germani, a lifelong Tarrytown/North Tarrytown resident, died April 14. She was 93. Born in North Tarrytown on May 7, 1921, she was a graduate of North Tarrytown High School. She later married Rocco Germani. She worked as a secretary for NBW in White Plains for 20 year. Prior to that she had worked at Eastern Aircraft during the war. ... Read More »

Angelina Shaw, 93

Angelina J. ‘Angie’ Shaw, a lifelong Sleepy Hollow resident, died April 11 at home on April 11. She was 93. She was born in North Tarrytown on February 27, 1922. A member of the National Honor Society, she graduated from North Tarrytown High School in 1940. She was married to Alfred E. Shaw, who predeceased her in 1981. During WWII, ... Read More »

Mary McCarthy, 88

Mary McCarthy, 88 Mary E. McCarthy, a longtime Sleepy Hollow resident, died March 12. She was 88. She was born in Ossining on January 12, 1927. On September 13, 1947 she married Joseph F. McCarthy in St. Ann’s Church and the couple settled in North Tarrytown where they raised their family. Mrs. McCarthy was a member of the Sleepy Hollow ... Read More »

Harriet Edwards Gamper, 101

Harriet Edwards Gamper, 101 Harriet Edwards Gamper died peacefully at home in Irvington, on March 10, days after celebrating her 101st birthday with her family and many friends. She was born at home in Leipsic, Ohio, on March 5, 1914.  She enjoyed a loving, carefree childhood with family and friends, climbing trees, riding her pony and playing basketball. After graduating ... Read More »

James McGough, 80

James A. McGough, a resident of Sleepy Hollow, died December 13, 2014.  He was 80. He was an attorney at Olwine Connelly in New York City and was Director of Financial Aid at Fordham Law School. He also maintained a private law practice for over 40 years.  He was a member of the Fortnightly Club, the Fordham Law School Alumni ... Read More »

Matthew Lissey III, 65

Matthew James Lissey, III (Matty), a former resident of Sleepy Hollow, died February 6, in Port Saint Lucie, FL. He was 65. Mr. Lissey attended St. Teresa’s grammar school and Sleepy Hollow High School in North Tarrytown. He was always an outstanding athlete, while at Sleepy Hollow High School he lettered and was elected captain in three sports, football, basketball ... Read More »

Serafina Randazzo

Serafina Randazzo, a resident of Tarrytown, died February 17, comfortably in her own home. She was born and raised in the Bronx and moved to Tarrytown in 1962. She was a member of Transfiguration Church and was on their Parish Council and PTA. Fina had been a member of various committees including: Girl Scout Leader, Sleepy Hollow PTA, Neighborhood House ... Read More »

Howard Jaffray, 85

Howard L. Jaffray, a former long-time resident of Irvington, died peacefully February at his home in Tamarac, FL. He was 85. He was born in Dobbs Ferry. He attended Irvington schools where he was a star basketball and football player. Mr. Jaffray served six years in the Air Force in Texas. He then returned to Irvington, worked as a bartender ... Read More »