Antoinette Pulling, 80, a resident of Wappingers Falls, peacefully went home to the Lord on June 14, 2017 at Vassar Brothers Medical Center.

Born on July 9, 1936 in Port Chester, Antoinette was the daughter of Lorenzo and Sarah (Pugliese) Martino. Her first job in 1954 was working in the main office of her alma mater, Harrison High School. She went on to work for several insurance companies, and spent many years working and volunteering in the schools her children attended, and culminated her career as a Quality Control Technician at IBM Poughkeepsie. She was a loving mother and adoring grandmother and served in many ministries through her church, New Beginnings.

On October 5, 1963 in Tuckahoe, Antoinette married Keeler Pulling, who survives at home. In addition to her husband, she is survived by her children, Daniel Pulling and his wife Kathleen of Vermont, and Lynn Miller and her husband Andy of Poughkeepsie; her grandchildren, Joshua Miller, Bethany Miller and Danielle Pulling; her sisters, Jean Pentenero of Harrison, Rosemarie Palzzo of Fayetteville, Camilla Rufo of Manlius, and Olivia Napolitano of Rye Brook; and many nieces and nephews. Antoinette was predeceased by her siblings, Josephine Vlasaty and Albert Pentenero.

Calling hours will be held on Friday, June 16, from 4-7pm and Saturday, June 17, from 10-11am at New Beginnings Church, 35 DeGarmo Road, Poughkeepsie. The funeral service will be held on Saturday at 11am at New Beginnings Church. Interment will be private at Wappingers Rural Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to New Beginnings Church, 35 DeGarmo Road, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603. Visit Antoinette’s book of memories at

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