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Agnes Sinko

AGNES M. SINKÓ (1941-2024) passed away on March 2. She was one of seven children, grew up in Irvington, NY, and lived and worked in the New York City area for most of her life.  She married Josef Sinkó (deceased 2023) in 1966 and brought her in-laws to live wi... More »


Linda Leary

Born and raised in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, Linda attended the Berkeley Carroll School in Park Slope before attending C.W. Post College on Long Island. It was there that she met Arthur Leary, also from Bay Ridge, whom she would marry. In the late 1960s they moved ... More »


Eileen Pilla, First Female Mayor of Tarrytown, Dies at 91

By Rick Pezzullo—- Eileen Patricia Pilla, the first female mayor of Tarrytown, died peacefully Dec. 18 at Cabrini of Westchester. She was 91. A Tarrytown native, Pilla proudly served for four years as a village trustee (1984-1987) before being elected mayor, a... More »


Hildegard Hoffmann Lawrence

Hildegard Hoffmann Lawrence died peacefully on October 23, 2023 in Alexandria, Virginia at the age of 85. Hilde is survived by her daughter, Rebecca Lawrence (David Soles) and grandson James Soles Lawrence of Arlington, Virginia. She is preceded in death by he... More »


Edward Apuzzo

Edward Anthony Apuzzo, 76, died on September 19, 2023, after three years of treatment for a rare sarcoma. He was at home in Irvington, New York surrounded by his family. He was a gentle, kind, and caring husband, father, and friend, valued colleague, and cheri... More »


Frank X. Gilligan Jr.

Life long resident and one of Irvington Historical Society’s Legacies has passed away on August 19th 2023. Frank X Gilligan II lived in Irvington for 85 years and was born in the Dobbs Ferry Hospital on May 13th 1938 and is the son of Frank X Gilligan (1885-19... More »


Anthony Ficalora

 TV Commercial Director Anthony Ficalora was acclaimed for his still photography and national TV commercials. Anthony enlisted in the U.S. Navy during World War II from 1942 to 1946, where he served as Photographer’s Mate First Class on the USS Curtiss, AV 4, ... More »


Janet L (Manley) Graham

Janet L. Graham of Pocantico Hills passed away peacefully on June 9, 2023. Janet was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY and attended Erasmus Hall High School. After relocating to Westchester and marrying her husband, Bill, they moved to Pocantico Hills where they... More »


Paul Jacob Maccabee

Paul Maccabee, beloved husband and father, passed away on July 24. He was 79. Paul was born to Rachel and Samuel Maccabee in Brooklyn, NY on April 13, 1944, three years ahead of his brother George. The boys lost their dad in 1951. After attending Albion Colleg... More »


Carlos Alberto Simbana

Carlos Alberto Simbana, of Irvington, passed away peacefully on June 25 at his home in Mount Pleasant, SC, surrounded by family after a long battle with cancer. He was 52. Carlos was born February 15, 1971, in Cuenca, Ecuador, to Manuel and Elvira (Pinos) Simb... More »


Renee Rahilly (Phenix)

Renee Diane Rahilly of Paso Robles, CA died May 16th at the age of 80 years surrounded by her four sons and her husband of 62 years. Renee was born in Tarrytown, NY on October 24, 1942 to Mary and George Phenix the youngest of three children.  She was preceded... More »


Ruth Berelson

Ruth Berelson, born on September 7, 1924, passed away in her Irvington, NY, home, June 14, 2023. She spent her childhood in Hollis, Queens, graduated from Queens College, then attended the University of Chicago. Art and ceramic sculpting became the focal point... More »


Mary Anasta Anderson

Mary Anasta Anderson, known as Anne, age 79, of Dobbs Ferry, NY and Vero Beach, FL, died peacefully in her home on June 23, 2023 after a six-month battle with pancreatic cancer. Born in Nova Scotia, Canada in 1944, Anne spent her early years in a rural communi... More »

Carmela (Cornacchia) Legnini

Carmela Legnini, a longtime resident of Sleepy Hollow died peacefully on June 21, 2023 at the age of 93. Born in the Bronx on December 15, 1929, she was the daughter of Pietro and Teresina (Squillante) Cornacchia. Carmela went on to have a long career as a tea... More »


Salvatore DiStefano

Salvatore DiStefano, a former resident of Tarrytown and Veteran, passed away on June 18th 2023. A visitation will be held on Saturday, June 24, 2023 from 9-11 am at Dwyer & Michael’s Funeral Home, followed by an interment at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery. More »


David Willard St. Clair 1933-2023

David Willard St. Clair of Tarrytown, NY. and Siasconset, Ma. died peacefully Saturday, May 20, with family by his side. He was born in Erie, Pa. 1933 and grew up in many cities and towns across the U.S.A. From Walnut Hills High School in Cincinnati, he went o... More »


David W. St. Clair

  David W. St. Clair Obituary Obituary:  David Willard St. Clair 1933-2023 David Willard St. Clair of Tarrytown, NY. and Siasconset, Ma. died peacefully Saturday, May 20, with family by his side. He was born in Erie, Pa. 1933 and grew up in many cities and tow... More »


Andrew C. Lyons

The following obituary was produced by the Hardest Funeral Home in Annapolis MD, where Andy Lyons lived out his final years. Along the way, however, he left many admirers and an indelible mark on Irvington. Andrew Christopher Lyons, of Annapolis, MD, passed aw... More »


Margaret Joan Lobdell

Margaret Joan Lobdell, known as Joan to her friends, passed away on May 17, 2023, a month and a day after her 99th birthday. Joan was born in New York City on April 16, 1924, the daughter of Lois Hollenbaugh Morgenstern and Ronald Morgenstern. Her family, incl... More »


Frank Fred Kozelek & Danna Steel Kozelek

Danna Steele Kozelek, age 92, from Tarrytown, New York passed away peacefully on April 6th, 2023.  She was born on March 3, 1931 in Kenmore, New York to her parents Vernon & Mary Lou Steele. Danna graduated from Syracuse University, a member of Chi Omega soror... More »

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