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Obituaries – December 2019

Alfonso Passariello, 91 Alfonso F. Passariello, Sr., affectionately known as “Lubby,” a lifelong resident of Sleepy Hollow, died December 8. He was 91. Born in North Tarrytown on November 15, 1928, he was a graduate of North Tarrytown High School class of 1946... More »

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Obituaries – November 2019

Peter Schmidt, 83 Peter K. Schmidt, a longtime resident of Sleepy Hollow, died November 19. He was 83. He enjoyed growing up in Dobbs Ferry with his brothers and younger sister. Throughout his life he had a passion for cars and not only loved driving them but ... More »

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Long-time Irvingtonian Robert K. Massie Dies at 90

By Barrett Seaman Pulitzer Prize-winning author and historian Robert K. Massie III died December 2nd of complications from Alzheimer’s Disease. He first moved to Irvington November 22, 1963, the day John F. Kennedy was assassinated, and spent much of his adult... More »

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Obituaries – Sept. Oct. 2019

Rocco Orsino, 84 Rocco Joseph Orsino, a resident of Tarrytown, died October 1. He was 84. Born in Mount Pleasant, he retired from Cornwall Hospital as Vice President of Finance in 2001. Socially active, he was President of the Mount Vernon Rotary Club, Preside... More »

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Obituaries – September 2019

Daniel P.  McCormick, 66 Daniel P. McCormick, a former Irvington resident, died in his sleep September 8 in Show Low, Arizona. He was 66. He graduated in 1971 from Irvington High School, where he excelled at both football and wrestling. After graduation he att... More »

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Obituaries – August 2019

Robert Lopez, 40 Robert L. Lopez, a resident of Dobbs Ferry, died unexpectedly August 22. He was 40. He was born August 22, 1979, in Port Jefferson, NY. He was a dedicated and loyal employee for the local ShopRite. He was a passionate Yankees fan and had a lov... More »

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Obituaries – June & July 2019

Theodorus Verheven, 84 Theodorus “Teddy” A. Verheven, who lived most of his life in Tarrytown, died June 27. He was 84. Born in the Netherlands, during WWII his father was drafted into the military and he had to make money to help support the family. While bar... More »

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Stone Barns’ James Ford Dead at 53

The following was posted on the web site of Pocantico Hills’ Stone Barns Center for Food & Agriculture, one of the nation’s leading exemplars of farm-to-table gastronomy and sustainable agriculture.     “All of us at Stone Barns Center mourn the loss of James ... More »

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Obituaries – June 2019

James Maloney, 71 James M. Maloney, a longtime resident of Tarrytown, died unexpectedly June 23. He was 71. Born in New York City on March 15, 1948, he was the son of Bartholomew and Anne Donnelly Maloney. At a young age, his family relocated to Elmira, NY, wh... More »

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Obituaries – May 2019

Joseph Callahan, Jr., 89 Joseph M. Callahan Jr., a longtime resident of Tarrytown, died May 5 after a short illness. He was 89.Mr. Callahan graduated from LaSalle Military Academy in 1947. He then went on to Williams College where he graduated in 1951 with a d... More »

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Obituaries- April 2019

Michael Kulsha, Jr., 24 Michael M. Kulsha, Jr., a resident of Dobbs Ferry and Hastings, died April 9. He was 24. He was born March 15, 1995 at Phelps Memorial Hospital to Michael M. Kulsha, Sr. and Eva Cumber. Locally, he attended the Westchester Exceptional C... More »

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Obituaries – Feb + Mar 2019

Leonardo Bauerle, 80 Leonardo Christian Bauerle, a 47-year resident of Irvington, loving husband and father of two children, died February 15. He was 80. Born in Parral, Chile, he received his medical degree from the University of Chile in 1963, and practiced ... More »

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Obituaries – Jan + Feb 2019

Lisina M. Hoch, 89, Adventurer and Philanthropist Lisina M. Hoch, an adventurer and philanthropist, died peacefully at her home in Irvington on February 15. She was 89. Born in Switzerland, she was the eldest of three daughters. Her father, Fritz von Schulthes... More »

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Obituaries – Dec 2018 + Jan 2019

Angelo Jurcic, 80 Angelo Jurcic, a longtime resident of Tarrytown and North Tarrytown (now Sleepy Hollow), died in his native country of Croatia January 3. He was 80. Born in the city of Senj, Croatia, he came to the United States in the early 1960s, married a... More »

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Remembering Morey Storck: 1932-2019

Morey Storck, Vice President of The Hudson Independent’s parent company, Hudson Valley News Corporation, a member of this newspaper’s Editorial Board, and a regular contributor of arts and entertainment articles to its pages, died January 18 following a long i... More »

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Obituaries – Nov + Dec 2018

Donald Moffat, 87 Veteran Broadway, film and TV actor Donald Moffat, who lived at Kendal on Hudson in Sleepy Hollow, died December 20. He was 87. Mr. Moffat, whose career spanned five decades. was a familiar face to movie and theatergoers. He played a corrupt ... More »

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Obituary – Oct + Nov 2018

Sister Brigid Driscoll, 84 Sister Brigid Driscoll, RSHM, died October 29 at Marymount Convent in Tarrytown. She was 84. Born in New York City to Daniel and Delia Duffy Driscoll, she entered the Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary in 1954. Sister Brigid taugh... More »

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Obituaries – October 2018

Gordon Ferguson, 67 Gordon F. Ferguson, a former longtime resident of Sleepy Hollow, died October 15. He was 67. He was born in Tarrytown on September 11, 1951 and graduated from St. Theresa’s School and Sleepy Hollow High School. Mr. Ferguson was a retired po... More »

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Obituaries – September 2018

John B. Vlacancich, 99 John B. Vlacancich, a longtime resident of Sleepy Hollow, died September 10. He was 99. Born in Sitvan, Cres, Croatia, he married Carolina Benvin in Croatia and the couple came to the United States in 1959 and eventually settled in Sleep... More »

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Obituaries – July & August 2018

Charles Elliott, Jr., 85 Charles Kindred Elliott, Jr., formerly of Dobbs Ferry and Irvington, and a summer resident of Madison, Connecticut, died July 15. He was 85. Mr. Elliott was a graduate of Berkshire School in Sheffield, MA, Williams College, and Harvard... More »