Thursday, November 26, 2015


Patrick J. Spinola (11/14/15)

Patrick J. Spinola, 95, of Delray Beach, Florida and formerly of Peekskill, New York, passed away peacefully on November 14, 2015. Mr. Spinola was predeceased by his first wife, Anna Spinola, of Peekskill, and by his second wife, Marion Spinola, of Delray Beach. He was a long time parishioner of Emmanuel Catholic Church in Delray and an active member of the Knights of Columbus. Locally, he was a life member of the Christopher Columbus Society of Peekskill. Before retiring to Florida, he was a highly skilled engine technician for the New York Railway in Croton-Harmon, and he served as a Peekskill Fire Corps volunteer. He will be remembered for his gregarious nature, love for his family, and passion for music and dancing. He is survived by his loving family: children, Patricia Kohler of Utah, Barbara Coletti of Katonah, New York, and Joseph Spinola of China; grandchildren, Dorene Coletti Alleva, Kurt Kohler, Krystyn Kohler and Sean Kohler; and great-grandchildren, Eliana Kohler, Ethan Kohler and Hideto Hara. Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, December 2nd, 10am at the Joseph F. Nardone Funeral Home, Peekskill, NY. Graveside service will follow at Rose Hills Memorial Park, Putnam Valley, NY.

Gary C. Pierce

Gary C. Pierce, a former Buchanan resident, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015 in Crystal River, FL. He was 71. Gary was a retired Technician for AT&T. He was born in Peekskill on February 2, 1944 to Charles “Hatchie” and Harriet Chester Pierce. Raised in Buchanan, he proudly served in the US Army, during the Vietnam Era. Gary loved many outdoor activities, such as sailing, auto racing and snow mobiling. He is survived by 2 sons, Brian (Gina), of Putnam Valley, and Chuck (Pam), of Beverly Hills, FL. He also has a sister, Penny (Michael) Baisley, of Ocala, FL, and his grandsons, Chad and Zachary Pierce. Visiting will take place on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015 from 2-4 & 7-9 at the Joseph F. Nardone Funeral Home, where a Service will be held on Friday, Nov. 20, 2015 at 10AM. Burial will be in Sunset Cemetery.

Palmira Maffettone

Palmira Maffettone, age 93, a long time Peekskill resident, passed away Friday, November 6, 2015. She was the widow of Biagio Maffettone, who died in 1989. Palmira was born in Moschiano, Avellino, Italy on November 1, 1922, to Sabato and Maria DelDuca Manfredi. She and her husband were married in Italy in 1945, and came to the United States in 1966. She worked for several years at St. Joseph’s Home in Peekskill. Palmira is survived by her son, Nunzio (Maria) Maffetone, proprietors of Nunzio’s Tailoring and Cleaning, in Peekskill; also 2 daughters, Nicolina (Michael) DeBenedictis, of Montrose, and Anna Maria Maffettone, of Washingtonville. She also has 7 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. Besides her husband, she was also predeceased by a son, Franco Maffettone. The Funeral Mass is on Monday, November 9, 2015, at 10AM at Assumption Church, followed by burial at Assumption Cemetery. Friends may call on Sunday, November 8, 2015 from 3-8PM at the Joseph F. Nardone Funeral Home.

Rose M. Magliulo

Rose M. Magliulo, age 97, passed away on Monday, Nov. 9, 2015 at Phelps Memorial Hospital in Sleepy Hollow, NY.  She was a retired Commercial Artist, employed in the Advertising Business in New York City.  She is survived by her nieces.  A Funeral Mass for Rose will be offered at Assumption Church, 131 Union Ave. Peekskill, NY  10566 on Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015 at 10AM.  Friends may call on Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015 at the Funeral Home from 4-8PM  Burial will be at Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Hawthorne, NY.


Samuel W. Mascalino (10/19/15)

Samuel W. Mascalino of Peekskill, NY passed away on October 29, 2015. He was 60 years old. Mr. Mascalino worked for City of Peekskill Highway Department. He was also the head Shop Steward for Local No. 456. He was born on December 20, 1954 in Peekskill to Salvatore and Gyneth Kelly Mascalino. On June 6, 1997 he married MaryLou Greco in Cortlandt Manor. Samuel was an avid Yankee fan.

He is survived by his wife MaryLou Mascalino of Peekskill, a daughter Cheryl (Greg) Seeley of Albany and two grandsons; Marcus & Austin Seeley. Also survived by his mother, Gyneth Mascalino of Peekskill.

Visitation is Sunday, Nov. 1st, from 2-4 & 7-9 pm at the Joseph F. Nardone Funeral Home, Peekskill, NY. Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Monday, Nov. 2nd, 10am at the Assumption Church. Interment will follow at Assumption Cemetery.

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