2010-10-07 / Obituaries


Joseph P. Dapuzzo, 76, of Patterson (Putnam Lake), died Tuesday, September 28, 2010, in Danbury, CT. He was the husband of Carole A. Cassel- Dapuzzo.

Mr. Dapuzzo was born September 27, 1933, in Manhattan to Salvatore and Anna (Landriana) Dapuzzo. He graduated from schools in Manhattan.

Mr. Dapuzzo had served in the Army during the mid-1950s.

After the serving in the Army, Mr. Dapuzzo spent 30 years as an elevator troubleshooter for the Staley Elevator Co. in downtown Manhattan. After retirement, for the past 20 years, he was the Code Compliance Officer for the Town of Patterson. He was a member of WRAM-Westchester Radio Areomodelers, the Patterson Republican Town Committee, and the Putnam Lake/Patterson Republican Club.

Mr. Dapuzzo spent his childhood summers with the family at his residence in Putnam Lake before moving there permanently 30 years ago from Staten Island.

Besides his wife Carole, Mr. Dapuzzo is survived by his son Joseph Dapuzzo of Morganville, NJ; two daughters, Kathy Ann Nicoletti and Susan Mulligan, both of Staten Island, NY; a brother, James Dapuzzo of Flushing, NY; and five grandchildren, Christopher and Amanda Dapuzzo, Michael and Steven Nicoletti and Amanda Mulligan.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Saturday, October 2, 2010 at 10am at Sacred Heart Church, Putnam Lake. Interment followed at Mt. View Cemetery, New Fairfield, CT.

Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 220 Route 6, Mahopac, NY 10541.

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