Gertrude C. Lando ‘Trudy’, of Carmel, NY, died peacefully on Saturday August 15, 2020, at Putnam Hospital Center. She was 93 years old.
Born on September 15, 1926, in Steintz, Austria daughter of the late Georg and Theresa (Ehardt) Gratt.
On September 15, 1945, she married the love of her life Joseph L. Lando in Germany, making her a WW II bride. Joseph returned to the states in 1947 and shortly after she and her daughter came to the US in 1948 and settled in Bronx, NY until she moved to Carmel, NY in 1995. Joseph predeceased his wife in 1993.
Trudy was a divisional manager with Alexanders Department Store in Bronx, NY. She also enjoyed working at Dunkin Donuts in Brewster. She had an amazing work ethic and was a hard worker. Trudy was an amazing baker; she enjoyed her time with the Putnam County seniors; especially their casino trips. Her greatest passion in life was her family.
Mrs. Lando is survived by her loving daughters; Bernadette Webb of Cumming, GA and Rosemarie Sepe and her husband Vincent of Brewster, NY, her 10 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren and 2 greatgreat grandchildren. She was predeceased by her son Joseph P. Lando in 2002 and her son in law Frank Webb in 2006.
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Friday August 21, 2020, at St. Lawrence O ‘Toole Church, Brewster, NY at 11:30am. Interment followed at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Hawthorne, NY. Visitation was held prior to the Mass at Beecher Funeral Home, 1 Putnam Avenue, Brewster, NY from 9am-11am.
In lieu of flowers please consider donations to the Alzheimer’s Association.