Obituaries

Joanna F. Larkin

Larkin, Joanna F., in Bennington, Vermont on October 6, 2019, after an extended hospitalization. Born on September 30, 1917, to Marion (Evans) and Thomas Fenaughty in Brewster, NY where she resided the majority of her life. She was a proud graduate of Syracuse University (both her mother and sister were also Syracuse graduates) notwithstanding the country was mired in the […]

Elaine M. Mastrototaro

Elaine M. Mastrototaro, of Brewster, NY, formerly of Yonkers, NY, died peacefully with her family by her side on October 5, 2019. She was 90 years old. Born on January 24, 1929, in Yonkers, NY, daughter of the late Antonio and Caterina (DeAngelis) Blasetti. Elaine was a 1947 graduate of Commerce High School in Yonkers, NY. Elaine married the love […]

Virginia R. Vaccarello

Virginia R. Vaccarello, of Brewster, NY, died peacefully at her daughters’ home on September 19, 2019. She was 94 years old. Born on June 5, 1925, in the Bronx, NY, daughter of the late Vito and Antoinnette (Lasquadra) Guido. On January 6, 1952 she married the love of her life Livio Vaccarello, he predeceased his wife on November 7, 2002. […]

William DeBonis

William DeBonis, a 40- year resident of Brewster, NY, died peacefully on Thursday, September 19, 2019, at the New York VA Medical Center in Manhattan. He was 80 years old. Born on December 25, 1938, in Corona, Queens, NY, son of William and Theresa (Ferrucci) DeBonis. William was a graduate of Queens Vocational High School. He served in the US […]

Leland W. ‘Lee’ Tompkins

Leland W. Tompkins, ‘Lee’, a lifelong resident of the area, died peacefully on September 14, 2019. He was 81 years old. Born on August 28, 1938, in Stormville, NY son of the late Victor and Grace Agnes (Williams) Tompkins. He was happily married to Helen Barrett until her death on August 12, 2008. Lee worked for the Putnam County Highway […]

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 […]

Joan P. Heady

Joan P. Heady age 83 of Brewster, died on Wednesday, September 11, 2019, peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family. Joan was born November 5, 1935, in White Plains, NY, daughter of the late Vincent and Doris Barbarossa. She was a 1954 graduate of White Plains High School. On August 7, 1955, she married Walter O. Heady who predeceased […]

Henry Adam Steibeling

Henry Adam Stiebeling, of Patterson, NY, passed away at his home surrounded by his family on August 30, 2019. He was 78 years old. Henry was born on October 24, 1940, in Manhattan, NY to Adam Henry and Sophie (Hess) Stiebeling. He was a 1959 graduate of Carmel High School. Henry served in the US Army from 1959 to 1962 […]

Gordon V. Feeley

World War II veteran Gordon V. Feeley passed away on Aug. 30, 2019, in Napa, CA. He was 97. Feeley was born on May 17, 1922, to Robert and Marie Feeley in New York. He grew up in Riverside, Connecticut, and spent weekends at his family home and the Gipsy Trail Club in Carmel, New York. The Whipple Feeley Putnam […]

Zachary Harrison Schwartz

Zachary Harrison Schwartz – ‘Z’ to his family and friends – age 14, of Brewster, died September 1, 2019, after a courageous battle against leukemia. He was born May 28, 2005, in Danbury, CT, the son of Marc and Joelle (West) Schwartz. He attended Brewster Schools. Zach was athletic and loved school. He was a great teammate to have, playing […]


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