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Thomas F. Fitzgerald, Jr. (12/05/16)

” Thomas F. Fitzgerald Jr., 62 of Cortlandt Manor, NY born and raised in Peekskill, NY passed away peacefully on December 5, 2016. 

Mr. Fitzgerald was born in December 1953 in Peekskill, NY to Thomas and Lucy Fitzgerald, educated at Assumption School and Peekskill High school, graduating in 1971.  He married Marilyn Hubner in 1981, and soon after the couple was blessed with three children, Dawn, Thomas, and Brendon.  During a 41 year career at Con Edison he worked his way up from a Mechanic to Project Manager in Facilities Management, he retired in 2014.  Known to many as “Fitzy” or “Captain Tom” he was a proud Vice Commodore of the Cortlandt Yacht Club where he loved yachting and spending time with friends at the club. 

He is survived by his wife, Marilyn Fitzgerald, children Dawn, Thomas, Brendon, and his cherished grandson Damien.  He is also survived by his five siblings; Patrick Fitzgerald, Kathy Townsend Fitzgerald, Joseph Fitzgerald, Anne Fitzgerald Gile, Elizabeth Fitzgerald Riley; and many beloved nieces and nephews.  He is predeceased by his beloved brother Michael Fitzgerald who passed in 2014.  He will be dearly missed by all, and remembered for his love and dedication to his family, friends, and colleagues. 

Visitation will be held Thursday, December 8th and Friday, December 9th from 2:00-4:00pm and 7:00-9:00pm at Nardone Funeral Home.  A Mass of Catholic burial will be held on Saturday, December 10th, at 10:00am at Assumption Church in Peekskill, NY.  Interment will follow at Assumption Cemetery in Cortlandt Manor.  Luncheon at the Cortlandt Yacht Club immediately following interment.” 

John P. Leardi (12/04/16)

John P. Leardi, a life-long area resident of Peekskill, passed away on December 4, 2016. He was 86 years old. Mr. Leardi was a self-employed Heavy Construction Contractor-Entrepreneur in Peekskill. He was born in Italy on December 29, 1929 to Steve and Onorina DeThomasis Leardi. He was a graduate of Peekskill High School and served honorably in the US Navy Seabees from 1950-1954. On August 18, 1996 he married Connie Lounsbury in Las Vegas. John was a life member and past President of the Christopher Columbus Society of Peekskill, former member and past Commodore of the Cortlandt Yacht Club and a life member of the Elks Lodge 744 in Peekskill.

He is survived by his wife, Connie Leardi of Peekskill. A son, Steven (Beverly) Leardi of Garrison, two daughters; Lois Leardi of Cortlandt Manor and Lisa Leardi-Lake of Granite Springs and step-daughter Kathy (Aldo) Novello of White Plains. Also survived by grandchildren; John (Kathy) Leardi, Steven “Odie” (fiancée Tricia Sharp) Leardi, Sandra (Robert) Murphy and Jessica Lake, great grandchildren; Morgan, Trey and Julia Murphy, Steven Michael and John Rocco Leardi, step-grandchildren; Valentino, Katelyn and Gianluca Novello. Predeceased by, his first wife, Joan (Barnes) Leardi.

Visitation is today, Tuesday, December 6th, 2-4pm & 7-9pm at the Joseph F. Nardone Funeral Home, Peekskill, NY.   Funeral Mass will be offered on Wednesday, December 7th, 10am at the Assumption Church. Interment will follow at Assumption Cemetery.

William H. Watson, Sr. (11/27/16)

Cremation Services private.

James J. Galligan (11/27/16)

James J. Galligan of Garrison, NY went to heaven on November 27, 2016. He was 90 years old. Mr. Galligan had worked for IBM in procurement prior to retiring after 25 years of service. He was born on June 11, 1926 in New York City to Patrick and Kathleen Sorahan Galligan. On April 11, 1953 he married Veronica O’Farrell in New York, NY.

He is survived by six children; Kevin (Denise) Galligan of Lorton, VA, James (Sybil) Galligan of Ashburn, VA, Eileen Galligan of Fishkill, Patrick Galligan of Wallkill, NY, Michael Galligan of St. Petersburg, FL and Kathleen (Mark) Dandreano of Garrison. Grandchildren; Emerald, Sean, Felicia, James, Ava, James, Patrick, Brian, Elizabeth, Matthew and Veronica. Great grandchildren, Jade, Sean, Raina, Patrick and Tyler. Also surviving is a brother, Brendan (Marilyn) Galligan of Franklin Square, NY, a sister, Bernadette Riordan of Elmont, NY and sister-in-law Peggy Galligan of Staten Island. Predeceased by his wife, Veronica Galligan, daughter-in-law Kristine Galligan, a brother, Thomas Galligan and a sister, Ann (Nancy) Corrigan.

Visitation is Wednesday, November 30th from 2-4pm & 7-9pm at the Joseph F. Nardone Funeral Home, Peekskill, NY.  Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Thursday, December 1st, 10am at the Assumption Church. Interment will follow at Assumption Cemetery.

Pauline Pullano (11/18/16)

Pauline Pullano of Peekskill, NY passed away on November 18, 2016. She was 81 years old. A talented seamstress, Pauline had worked for Nan Flower in Peekskill, several local area dress shops and provided alterations to private clients. Later she worked providing child care and as an aide in a nursing home. She was born on February 16, 1935 in Italy to Vincent and Fiorina Marino Capicotto. On June 16, 1957 she married Anthony N. Pullano at St. John’s Church in White Plains, NY.

She is survived by three children; Gina Pullano of Peekskill, Anthony (Gina) Pullano of Eastchester and Paul Pullano of Athens, GA and three grandchildren; Anthony, Alyssa and Nicholas Pullano. Also surviving is a sister, Erminia Gagliardi of Bedford Corners,  two brothers; Giuseppe Capicotto of Italy, Antonio (Franca) Capicotto of White Plains and a brother-in-law Alberto Verde of White Plains. Predeceased by her husband Anthony N. Pullano, a sister, Lallina Verde and a brother, Beniamino Capicotto.

Visitation is Tuesday, November 22nd, from 4pm to 8pm at the Joseph F. Nardone Funeral Home, Peekskill, NY.   Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Wednesday, November 23rd, 10am at Assumption Church. Interment will follow at Assumption Cemetery.

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