Joseph F. Tamagna



Joseph F. Tamagna of Brewster, formerly of Boca Ratan, FL, and Cortlandt Manor, NY, entered into rest on Monday, October 28, 2019. Son of the late Vincent and Sarah (Restuccia) Tamagna, he was born on June 9, 1938, in Bronx, NY.

Joseph was a retired Director of Display for Alexander’s Department Store in New York, NY. He was also a parishioner of St. Columbanus Church in Cortlandt Manor, NY, and St. Nicholas of Tolentine in the Bronx. As a decorator, Joseph was known for his flair of making life stunning. To meet him was to love him; because to him, everyone was exceptional and the world was a beautiful place. He was an honest, loving, and dedicated family man who had a way to make life extraordinary.

In addition to his wife, Caterina (Iudica) Tamagna, survivors include two sons, Vincent Tamagna (Joseph Cook) of Cold Spring, NY and Michael Tamagna (Monica Travis-Tamagna) of LaGrangeville, NY; two daughters, Delia (Donnie) Farrell of Brookfield, CT, and Sarina Tamagna (Duncan Hawes), of Cold Spring, NY; seven grandchildren, Nicholas Tamagna, Daria Trombetta, Lauren Sambucci, David Valcich, Travis Tamagna, Rebecca Tamagna, and Molly Hawes; one greatgrandchild, Megan Trombetta. In addition to his parents, Joseph was predeceased by two sisters, Sarah Tuttle and Grace Bianchini.

Visitation took place on Friday, November 1, 2019, from 4 pm to 8 pm at White, Venuto and Morrill Funeral and Cremation Service, 188 N. Plank Road, Newburgh, NY 12550. A Mass of Christian Burial was offered on Saturday, November 2, 2019, 11 am at St. Columbanus Church, 122 Oregon Road, Cortlandt Manor, NY 10567. Entombment followed at Rose Hills Memorial Park, 100 Mill Street, Putnam Valley, NY 10579. In lieu of flowers, donations in Joseph’s memory can be made to the Calvary Fund,

Funeral Arrangements are under the care of White, Venuto & Morrill FCS, 188 N. Plank Rd., Newburgh, NY, or visit

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