Obituaries

Helen Figarella, an Area Resident, Dies at 87
On September 10, 1947 in the Bronx, Helen married Alfred Figarella, Jr. who predeceased her on November 16, 2005. She is survived by her children and their spouses, Nancy and Edward DiMuro of Poughkeepsie, Linda Castriota of Stamford, CT, and Robert and Jill Figarella of Wappingers Falls; her grandc…
John P. Barrett, a Queensbury Resident, Dies at 90
Born in Brooklyn on June 26, 1927, he was the son of John and Sarah (Walsh) Barrett. John proudly served our country in the US Marine Corps during the Korean War. He had retired from Conservative Gas in Wyandanch and then worked for the Wappingers Central School District. He retired as the Superinte…
Geraldine McMurtrie, an Area Resident, Dies at 84
Mom was a happy, caring, easy-going person. She served as a bookkeeper for our father's business, Max's Cleaning Service. She enjoyed Broadway shows, eating out, and tending to the many flowers in her yard, but most of all she loved family gatherings when everyone was together. She will b…
Georgette Cohen, a Newburgh Resident, Dies at 69
Georgette was a graduate of Mt. St. Mary College and was a special education teacher in Port Jervis. She went on to receive her Paralegal Degree from Mercy College and worked at Martin A. Cohen, Esq. as a Paralegal. Mom will be sorely missed and fondly remembered as a devoted wife, mother and grandm…

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