Born in Manhattan on February 22, 1923, she was the daughter of the late George and Emily (Romersa) Soldati. In 1942 at St. Valentine’s Church in the Bronx, Ann married John Torba who predeceased her in 1965. She retired as Branch Manager in 1982 from Key Bank in White Plains where she worked for over 25 years.
On April 20, 1963 in Colonie, he married Patricia (Thomas) Warncke who survives at home. Other survivors include his children, James Warncke and his wife Sharon of Whitesboro, Gary Warncke of Charlotte, NC, and Karen Warncke of North Babylon; his grandchildren, Craig Warncke, Kerstin Barns and her husband Robert, Carl Warncke, and Kyra Beth Warncke; and many cousins, nieces, nephews, and members of his wife’s family. Robert was looking forward to meeting his first great-grandchild in September 2018.
Born on April 1, 1939 in White Plains, she was the daughter of Bruno and Angelina Valenti. Geraldine had been employed as a secretary with AT&T in White Plains for 27 years. She was a member of the Light of the World Ministries, and the Fishkill Seniors.
On January 31, 1959 at Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Bronx, NY, Antoinette married Joseph Baudille who predeceased her in 2004. She is survived by her son, John Baudille (Mary Collins) of Wappingers Falls; her daughter, Ann Marie Mitarotonda (Rocco) of Valhalla; her grandchildren Michael and Christina Mitarotonda; her many nieces and nephews; and great-nieces and great-nephews.
Born on May 18, 1964 in Bronxville, he was the son of Frank and Carole (Mazzella) Cammarata. Ron was employed as an electrician at Manhattanville College in Purchase since 2000. He enjoyed drag racing, camping and collecting vintage tools and machinery, but more than anything, he loved spending time with his family and friends.
Born in Jamaica, Queens on February 23, 1925, he was the son of Joseph and Alice (Shapiro) Yellen. He proudly served our country in the US Navy during World War II. Joe was the owner and operator of Yellen Welding in Hopewell Junction. He was a life member of Protection Engine Co. 1, and a founding member of the Rombout Fire Company.
Bob was a graduate of the Class of 1972 from Arlington High School where he earned a football scholarship to Lehigh University. During the summer of his freshman year in college, he and his brother built a house together and started Wilro Construction. In 1975, he become the sole owner of the company and went on to build over 800 homes, as well as condos and some commercial properties. He and his family started ECHO Cottages and, after a few years, he also became the sole owner of that company. He put his heart and soul into making this a viable alternative option for the elderly or disabled.
Daughter of the late Patrick and Alice (McGloin) Woods, she was born in Brooklyn on November 17, 1942. On May 17, 1967, she married Stephen F. Blackler, Jr. at Holy Name Church in Brooklyn. She and Stephen then relocated to Staten Island, where they remained until moving to Wappingers Falls with their three children in 1975. Kathy and Stephen recently celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary.
She enjoyed hobbies such as sewing and cooking, but more importantly, she will be remembered for her generous spirit. Kathy lived her life selflessly and continually strived to improve the welfare of others, be it family, friends, or strangers. She contributed to the Fishkill Food Pantry on a regular basis, and cooked meals for those who were in need, especially during the Holiday Season. She also supported the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.