Adelaide Appel



Adelaide Appel, age 103 of Carmel NY, has passed away peacefully on September 6, 2019, after living an incredibly long and healthy life. Adelaide was born in Bedford Village, NY on December 14, 1915, to the late Karl and Theresa (Brady) Schnaudigel.

Adelaide has resided in Carmel, NY since 1925. She spent her early years working for Dr. Kelly as a physician’s secretary and then spent the rest of her employment at the Putnam County National Bank for over 40 years until she retired in 2003. Adelaide was easy to notice, always elegant in her appearance wearing a dress, heels, hat and gloves. Adelaide belonged to many clubs. She loved traveling and gardening, and her Catholic faith was a big part of her life. But most of all she will be remembered for her love and devotion to her family and friends.

Adelaide is survived by her loving son, John Appel, her three adoring grandchildren, Patricia, John, and Kerri (Kevin) and four cherished great grandchildren, Nicholas, Patrick, Grace and Kaitlin. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Adelaide is preceded in death by her daughter in law Barbara Appel in 2016. Also, her ex-husband, Karl and her brothers and sisters, Rudolph, Richard, Anne, George, and Margaret.

A Mass of Christian burial to celebrate Adelaide’s life was held on September 12, 10:30am at St. James the Apostle Church, Carmel, NY; following Mass, she was brought to her final resting place at St. Lawrence O’Toole Cemetery in Brewster, NY.

Visitation was on Wednesday

September 11, 2019 from 4pm to 7pm at the Cargain Funeral Homes, Inc., 10 Fowler Avenue, Carmel, NY 10512, (845) 225-3672, She will be greatly missed.

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