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Rosemary (Egan) Shaw-Battenfeld

Rosemary (Egan) Shaw-Battenfeld passed away on June 30, 2020. Born in 1925, she was the beloved wife of the late William Battenfeld and the late Ted Shaw and was the dear mother of Jake (Meg) Battenfeld and the late Billy Battenfeld, late Patricia (Ed) Gallagh... More »

Esperanza “Pat” Paxinos

  Esperanza “Pat” Paxinos, loving wife, mother and grandmother, died September 7, 2020. She was 87. She was born to parents Zoilo and Dorotea Miguel (née Ablan) on March 28, 1933 in the city of Puerto Princesa, Palawan in the Philippines. She immigrated to the... More »

Pauline Calace-Mottola

Pauline Calace-Mottola, a lifelong resident of Dobbs Ferry, died peacefully in her sleep September 3. She was 86. She was educated in the Ardsley School District from kindergarten through high school. She graduated from State University of Cortland and receive... More »

Florence (née Martignetti) Ciampi, 98

Florence Ciampi of the Quay in Tarrytown, New York passed away on August 26, 2020. She was born May 12, 1922 and grew up in the East Tremont section of the Bronx with her parents, three sisters, and brother. She graduated from Theodore Roosevelt High School as... More »

Manuel Segundo Vallejo, 93

Manuel Segundo Vallejo, formerly of Tarrytown, died August 21, 2020 at the age of 93. Manuel was born in Spain on January 6, 1927 and was the son of Manuel and Maria Luisa Diego Vallejo. Manuel fled Spain in the 1930s during the Spanish Civil War and began a n... More »

Frank C. Dotolo, 72

Born and raised in Irvington, Frank C. Dotolo died in Sebastian, FL on May 6. He had retired and was living in Vero Beach, FL at the time of his death. Born on July 26, 1948 to Frank and Marie Dotolo in Irvington, Frank attended Immaculate Conception School in... More »

David “Scotty” Shevlin, 84

Remembered most for his play-by-play broadcast of Dobbs Ferry High School “Eagles” football games in the village’s Gould Park, Scotty Shevlin passed away on Thursday, July 9, following a stroke. He had been in poor health for several years. Under the stricture... More »

Gordon Levy, 91

  Gordon Levy of Brewster, New York, son of Belle and Seymour, who lived most of his life in Tarrytown, New York, passed away peacefully in the early morning of Saturday, September 5th, surrounded by family.  Born on May, 31st, 1929, Gordon grew up on Dixon St... More »

John P. Joyce

John P. Joyce, of San Diego, California and a former resident of Sleepy Hollow, New York, passed away on May 21st at the age of 76 after a courageous eight week battle against COVID-19. John grew up in North Tarrytown/Sleepy Hollow and had fond memories of his... More »

Mary Caruso

Mary Lucy Caruso, a life-long resident of the rivertowns, died May 24. She was 67. Born on May 15, 1953 in Dobbs Ferry, Mary and her family moved to Hastings when she was a young girl. After graduating Hastings High School, she received her Associate Degree fr... More »

Mickey Carey

Most recently Operations Manager at the Shames JCC on Hudson, where he was also a popular trainer, Mickey Carey, 38, died suddenly on May 20. Previously, he had been co-owner and lead coach of Player Development Hoops, LLC, a basketball program. Mickey had eig... More »

Tom Low

Longtime Ardsley-on-Hudson resident Tom Low passed away peacefully after a struggle with cancer on Wednesday, May 13, in Kent, CT, surrounded by family. He was 78. He was known for his sharp mind, deep-rooted integrity, unrelenting optimism and unfailing fairn... More »

Marguerite Peyser, 89

Marguerite Peyser, an artist and former homemaker, died on May 11. The cause of death was COVID-19. Mrs. Peyser’s paintings were exhibited in galleries in Westchester over a period of decades, most recently in a retrospective exhibit at the Irvington Public Li... More »

Stanley Wexler, 72

A longtime resident of Dobbs Ferry, Stanley Wexler succumbed to brain cancer at age 72 on April 27th. A professional opera singer for more than 20 years, he ended his career with the New York City Opera Company. He then began a second career in human resources... More »

Ruby deStevens, 93

Ruby deStevens, a resident of Summit, New Jersey, died May 3 at Brightview, Warren, NJ. She was 93. She was born October 14, 1926 in Tarrytown to Mr. and Mrs. Anthony and Mary (nee Baldacini) Devico. She attended Barnard and The New School and retired as an Ed... More »

William J. Hone

William J. Hone died peacefully on Friday, May 1st from complications of lung disease. He will be remembered for his kindness, good humor, generosity and ready smile with a twinkle and a little sense of devilment. He was born August 4, 1941 in Youngstown, Ohio... More »

Obituaries – April 2020

Thomas Lauro, 69 Thomas J. Lauro, a resident of Tarrytown, died April 22. He was 69. He was born in Brooklyn to Vito and Irene Lauro and grew up in Valley Stream, NY. He was a graduate of Manhattan College, receiving a Bachelor of Science in Engineering and a ... More »

Former State Assemblyman Richard Brodsky Dies at 73

 By Rick Pezzullo Former longtime State Assemblyman Richard Brodsky, an outspoken Democrat from Greenburgh, died April 8 from symptoms of coronavirus. He was 73. Brodsky, a former Westchester County legislator, served in the state Legislature from 1983 to 2010... More »

Obituaries Feb & Mar 2020

Ann Phillips, 86 Ann Carolyn Sweet D’Esopo Phillips, a longtime resident of Tarrytown, died February 28 after a long illness. She was 86. She was born April 10, 1933 to Dr. Louis and Helen Sweet D’Esopo in Tarrytown and spent nearly all her life in the village... More »

Annette LaFiandra Camilleri, resident of Philippse Manor

Annette LaFiandra Camilleri was born in Brooklyn on May 19th, 1943, the daughter of Philip LaFiandra and Santina Alongi. In 1958 she and her family moved to Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey. After graduating from High School she attended the College of Mount Saint... More »