Jayne F. Granuzzo (05/27/15)
Jayne Frances Granuzzo age 80 of Stuart, FL passed away on May 27, 2015 surrounded by her loving children. Jayne passed away on her husband Anthony’s birthday and is now with him celebrating together; he predeceased her on May 7, 2015. Mrs. Granuzzo was a stay at home mom to five children. Later on she worked for Herman Poritzky Real Estate in Peekskill and Sears & Roebuck. Along with her husband Anthony, Jayne co-founded A & J Washroom Accessories, Inc. in New Windsor, NY. Jayne was born in the Bronx on January 12, 1935 to Raymond and Alice Frye Smith. On February 16, 1952 she married Anthony (Tony) Granuzzo in St. Anthony’s Chapel at Immaculate Conception Church in the Bronx. Jayne was a past president and member of the Christopher Columbus Ladies Auxiliary of Peekskill.
She is survived by her five children; Robert “Bobby” Granuzzo of Putnam Valley, NY and Stuart, FL, Donna Granuzzo of Wappingers Falls, NY, John (Cathy) Granuzzo of Port St. Lucie, FL, James (Nanette) Granuzzo of Green Brook, NJ and Debra Salch of Port St. Lucie, FL. Eight grandchildren; Glen, Laura, Vincent, Melanie, Michelle, James, Emily and Peter. Eight great grandchildren; Evan, Kaiya, Cody, Leah, Anthony, Sophia, Aria and Trey. Also surviving is a brother, Robert Smith and very special friends Frank Grecco, his wife Jeanette and their family of Mahopac.
Visitation is Tuesday, June 2nd, from 2-4pm & 7-9pm at the Joseph F. Nardone Funeral Home, Peekskill, NY. Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, June 3rd , 10:30am at Grace Methodist Church, Putnam Valley, NY. Entombment will follow at Rose Hills Memorial Park, Putnam Valley, NY.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to any of the following; www.cancer.org/American Cancer Org., P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123, the Arthritis Foundation, 1330 W. Peachtree St., Ste. 100, Atlanta, GA 30309 or the Treasure Coast Hospice, 1201 S.E. Indian St., Stuart, FL 34997 (www.tchospice.org).
Funeral services were also being held in Florida at Forest Hills Funeral Home, 2001 SW Murphy Road, Palm City, FL on Friday, May 29th, from 1pm to 3pm.
Richard A. Smeriglio
Richard A. Smeriglio, a former Peekskill resident, passed away Monday May 25, 2015 at Cortlandt Health Center. He was 86. He was the former Proprietor of the Oregon Hardware Store in Putnam Valley. Richard was born in Beacon on April 25, 1929, the son of Ralph and Katherine Balser Smeriglio. He served in the US Army during the Korean War. Richard was a member of the Knights of Columbus, East Durham, NY. He was the widower of Rita Smeriglio, who passed away in May of 1999. Richard later married Kathleen Lippert, who survives, and lives in Wallkill, NY. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus in East Durham, NY. Besides his wife, he is also survived by 2 daughters, Rita Sharples, of Cortlandt Manor, and Carman Johnson, of Beacon, NY, his grandchildren, Lawrence Sharples and Karl Rennalls, and his stepchildren, Robert, John, Barbara, Tim, and Michael Lippert, and his nieces and nephews. Besides his first wife, he is also predeceased by a brother, Warren Smeriglio, and 2 stepchildren, Jim and Kathy. His Funeral Mass is Friday May 29, 2015 at 10AM at Assumption Church. Burial will be in Assumption Cemetery. Friends may call on Thursday May 28, 2015 from 2-4 & 7-9PM at the Joseph F. Nardone Funeral Home. Memorial Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society or the National Kidney Foundation.