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Marilyn Bender, 75

Marilyn Bender, a longtime resident of Dobbs Ferry, died January 2, 2021 at Phelps Memorial Hospital of complications arising from cancer. She was 75. She was born July 25, 1945 in Brooklyn, to Harold and Helen (Spiegel) Halperin. She was a graduate of Brookly... More »

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Luisa Rodriguez, 69

Luisa “Chicha” Rodriguez, a resident of Sleepy Hollow, died peacefully December 24, surrounded by her family. She was 69. She was born November 30, 1951 in Tamboril, Dominican Republic to Felix Rodriguez and Catalina Castro. She will always be remembered for h... More »

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James Donovan, 91

James (Jim) F. Donovan, a U.S Army veteran, died December 24. He was 91. He was born January 21, 1929 in Astoria Queens, to John and Catherine Donovan. Jim and his wife Patricia met on a cruise aboard the S.S. United States and thus began a great and loving ma... More »

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Cecelia Ferrari, 87

Cecelia Ferrari, a longtime resident of Dobbs Ferry, died December 23. She was 87. She was born in Valhalla to Vincent and Frances Colantuono. She had a passion for music, especially Elvis Presley. She enjoyed baseball and was an avid NY Mets fan. She was also... More »

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Jean Gagliardi, 94

Jean Gagliardi, a lifelong resident of Dobbs Ferry, died December 24. She was 94. She was born in Dobbs Ferry to Charles and Louise Gagliardi. She attended and graduated from Dobbs Ferry High School. She worked as an Office Manager for Household Finance Corpor... More »

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Robert Butkovich, 76

Robert J. Butkovich, a resident of Tarrytown, died December 23. He was 76. He was born in Tarrytown on May 24, 1944, to Vincent and Rena Helena Monti Butkovich. He attended St. Teresa’s School and Archbishop Stepinac High School. He studied at Cornell Universi... More »

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Frances K. Bushell, 58

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Frances K. Bushell, age 58, on December 9, 2020 at home surrounded by her loving family. Fran was born on January 7, 1962 to Katherine (Loughlin) and Carmelo Camillieri of North Tarrytown, NY.  She graduated ... More »

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Jocelyn (Joy) Pascua, 44

Jocelyn (Joy) Pascua, a resident of Tarrytown, died unexpectedly December 12. She was 44. She was born in Quezon City, Philippines on September 19, 1976, to Antonio and Corazon Alejo Pascua. She was a passionate mother, partner, confidant, singer, and more, an... More »

Hugh Jones
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Hugh D. Jones, 79

Hugh D Jones, a longtime resident of Sleepy Hollow, died peacefully December 7 at home surrounded by family after battling liver cancer. He was 79. Born in Glen Rock, NJ, he graduated from Lehigh University and later UCLA where he earned his Master’s degree. I... More »

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May Bernice McCann, 70

May Bernice McCann, longtime resident of Irvington, died November 18 at home, two weeks after being diagnosed with ALS. She was 70. In her final nine days at home she was surrounded by family and friends who shared memories, gratitude and, most of all, their l... More »

Marie Abramson
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Marie Abramson, 90

Marie Abramson, a 60-year resident of Sleepy Hollow, died December 1. She was 90. The daughter of Frank and Bertha Tisch, who emigrated from Hungary, she was born and raised in Cleveland Ohio. She was the youngest of five siblings; Louis (“Lollie”) Tisch, Hele... More »

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Regina Ciriello, 82

Regina Ciriello, a resident of Sleepy Hollow, formerly of Yonkers and Hastings-on-Hudson, died peacefully November 30 after a courageous battle with cancer, surrounded by her loved ones. She was 82. She was born December 31, 1937, in Yonkers, o Ruggiero and An... More »

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Esther Mae Steinmetz, 98

Esther Mae Steinmetz, a resident of Sleepy Hollow, died peacefully November 24. She was 98. She was born in July of 1922 in Bloomington, IL. The oldest of five girls, she attended college at IL State where she majored in education and was a champion baton twir... More »

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Ralph Purdy, 84

Ralph Martin Purdy, a resident of Tarrytown, loving husband, father, and grandfather, died November 23. He was 84. He was born November 10, 1936 in Ossining, to Stanley and Mary (Grady) Purdy. He was a graduate of Ossining High School and the went on to serve ... More »

Maria Pastilha
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Maria Pastilha, 89

Maria Adelina Pastilha, a longtime Sleepy Hollow resident, died peacefully at home November 19. She was 89. She was born in Portugal on October 26, 1931 to Antonio Abel and Maria (DeJesus Seabra) Pereira. She met her future husband Joaquim in Mozambique where ... More »

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John “Jack” Tassio, 90

John “Jack” Tassio, a longtime resident of Irvington, died peacefully November 12. He was 90. He was born December 23, 1929 in Hastings-on-Hudson to Anthony and Catherine (Harvey) Tassio. He proudly served in the United States Navy from 1951-1955 aboard the ai... More »

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Warren O’Connell, 71

Warren J. O’Connell, a resident of Irvington, died November 13 at Phelps Hospital in Sleepy Hollow, losing his battle with cancer. He was 71. He was born in Yonkers December 31, 1948 to Joseph and Florence (Kranko) O’Connell. He graduated from Carmel High Scho... More »

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Angel Valle, 84

Angel Valle, a longtime resident of Tarrytown, died November 13. He was 84. He was born in Havana, Cuba on November 1, 1936.After fleeing Cuba, he settled in Tarrytown and was a waiter at Tappan Hill Restaurant for many years. He is survived by his wife Migdli... More »

Joanne Driane
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Joanne M. Drinane, 78

Joanne (Josie) Drinane, a resident of Tarrytown and loving wife, mother, and grandmother, died November 12. She was 78. She was born November 23, 1941 in New York City to Michael Drinane and Eileen Sugrue. She began her career as a nun with the Community of No... More »

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Janis Ann Battista

Janis Ann Battista, 77 Janis Ann Battista, a lifelong resident of Tarrytown, died November 7. She was 77. She was born March 28, 1943 in Tarrytown on March 28, 1943 to Stephen J. and Ann Oleskwich Galba. She was a graduate of Sleepy Hollow High School.On Augus... More »