Wednesday, July 29, 2015


Joseph M. Malzo, Jr. (07/24/15)

Joseph M. Malzo, Jr. of Garrison, NY passed away surrounded by his loving family on July 24, 2015 at the age of 71. He was born on September 7, 1943 in the Bronx to Joseph M. and Antoinette Chiavelli Malzo, Sr. Educated in the Bronx; he was a graduate of the University of Miami. On September, 18, 1965 he married Barbara Kleinmann at St. Raymond’s Church in the Bronx.

Joe began his career in business at Citibank where he became a Vice President. He owned and operated along with his wife, Barbara, several Baskin-Robbins Franchises in Westchester. Later he became an Insurance Agent for Keep Insurance in Tarrytown. Upon retiring he worked as a Funeral Director Assistant at the Joseph F. Nardone Funeral Home in Peekskill.

Joe was an avid boater, a long-time member of the Cortlandt Yacht Club and Past Commodore. He was an active member of Christopher Columbus Society of Peekskill and Past President. Joe was also a past member of the Continental Village Volunteer Fire Dept. and member of the Society of Real Estate Appraisers. He enjoyed hunting, was a NY Yankee Fan and enjoyed cooking, especially with the “G-Crew Magnificent Seven”. Joe was proud of his 1963 Chevy Impala Convertible and enjoyed showing his car at area car shows of which he won several “best in show” trophies.

He is survived by his beloved wife of over forty-nine years, Barbara Malzo of Garrison and two loving children; Joseph M. (Amy) Malzo, III of Cooper City, FL and Christine (Matthew) Comerford of Yorktown. Cherished grandfather of; Joseph M. Malzo, IV, Alexandra Malzo, Cullen Malzo, Kaley Joye Malzo, Kaitlyn and Justin Comerford. Also survived by his brother, Raymond (Rhonda) Malzo of Newport Beach, CA, his mother-in-law, Margaret Kleinmann of Palm Harbor, FL and sister-in-laws, Patricia (Larry) Pignatello and Virginia Triviglia. Predeceased by his parents and a sister Janet (Malzo) Fury.

Visitation is Tuesday, July 28th and Wednesday, July 29th from 5-9pm both days at the Joseph F. Nardone Funeral Home, Peekskill, NY. Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Thursday, Jluy 30th, 10:00am, at the Assumption Church. Interment will follow at Assumption Cemetery.

Ferdinando T. "Fred" Cianci (07/16/15)

Ferdinando T. "Fred" Cianci, age 98 of Peekskill, NY passed away on July 16, 2015. Mr. Cianci was a Laborer for the Power Authority at Indian Point in Buchanan, NY. He was born on October 23, 1916 in Rotondi, Avolino, Italy. On January 28, 1946, he married Filomena Mastantuoni. She predeceased him in April of 2005. Fred is survived by three sons; Patrick (Deborah) Cianci of Clermont, FL, Dominick (Regina) Cianci of Montrose, NY and Anthony (Jean) Cianci of Cortlandt Manor.  Also surviving are four grandchildren; Brett Cianci, James (Jackie) Cianci, Fred ( Leslie) Cianci and Bria Cianci. 

Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Tuesday, July 21st, 10am at the Assumption Church, Peekskill, NY. Interment will follow at Assumption Cemetery.

Lynn M. Kennedy (07/12/15)

Lynn M. Kennedy of Peekskill, NY passed away on July 12, 2015. She was 67 years old. Lynn spent her retired years as a Peekskill Bingo Inspector, after spending upwards of thirty years as a Manager with Verizon in Peekskill. She was born on September 22, 1947 in Mt. Vernon, NY to John Edward and Florence Katherine Magini Jost. She is survived by two sons; Sean Kennedy of Latham, NY and Vincent (Jessica) Kennedy of Peekskill. Also survived by her aunt, Gloria Magini Paonessa. Predeceased by Vincent J. Kennedy in October, 1997. Lynn enjoyed traveling and spending time with friends and family, especially with a good drink and a good laugh! Visitation is Wednesday, July 15th, 2-4pm & 7-9pm at the Joseph F. Nardone Funeral Home, Peekskill, NY. Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Thursday, July 16th, 10:00am, at the Assumption Church. Cremation service private.


Joseph L. Wargo (07/16/15)

Joseph L. Wargo, age 95 of Cortlandt Manor, NY passed away on July 16, 2015. Cremation services private. Burial of Cremains will be held at Elmlawn Cemetery, Kenmore, NY at a later date.

Michael H. Cruger

Michael H. Cruger, age 70, passed away on July 8, 2015 in Providence, RI.  He was born in Peekskill on March 15, 1945, the son of the late Harold Cruger, and Rhoda Conklin Buchanan.  Michael was President and CEO of Henninson Foods, in Purchase, NY.  On August 6, 1977 he married Regina "Reggie" Risoli, at the Rye Presbyterian Church.  Michael enjoyed golf, boating, and most of all, taking care of his grandsons. 

He is survived by his wife Reggie, of Cortlandt Manor, his daughters, Stacie (Patrick) Nichols, of Brewster, and Katie Cruger, of Rye; also his mother, Rhoda Buchanan, his grandsons, P.J. and Liam, and his brother and sister, Peter Buchanan and Christine Danbeck.  

There will be a Funeral Service on Saturday, July 11, 2015 at 11AM at the Funeral Home, where friends may call from 9-11AM prior to the Service.  Burial will follow in Hillside Cemetery.


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