2010-06-17 / Obituaries


Bernadine Castronovo of Mahopac died Sunday June 13, 2010. She was 60. She was born in Peekskill on October 17, 1949, the daughter of Joseph and Mary Bosick Marro.

Bernie graduated from Peekskill High School and earned her Masters in Music Education from WestConn. She was a music teacher, teaching at all levels in the Mahopac Central School system. She retired in 2005 after 34 years with the district. Bernie was a member of the WestConn Alumni Association and a former member of NYSSMA.

On August 14, 1982 she married Charles Castronovo at Assumption Church in Peekskill. She is survived by Charles and her two kitties, Marcello and Frankie.

Visiting hours were on Wednesday June 16, at Joseph J. Smith Funeral Home in Mahopac. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Thursday June 17, at 9:45am at St. John The Evangelist Church in Mahopac with entombment to follow at Rose Hills Memorial Park, Putnam Valley.

Because of her love for kitties, donations in her memory may be made to Putnam Felines, Inc., P.O. Box 609, Putnam Valley, NY 10579.

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