Louise Carione, of New Windsor, NY, a former seamstress in Newburgh and a lifetime area resident, entered into rest on Sunday, January 29, 2017 at 104 years of age. Born at home on Washington St. in Newburgh, NY on April 10, 1912, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Marianne (Liloia) DiCesare.
Louise lived her life with a deep love and devotion to her Lord Jesus Christ and to the Catholic faith. This devotion was nurtured growing up in a family that believed in God and hard work, and who loved each other. She believed in the power of prayer and prayed daily that God would watch over her family, friends and America. She was proud of the fact that she was the second person to be baptized in the parish of Sacred Heart Church in Newburgh in 1912, where she was a member for over 104 years. She enjoyed telling stories of what life was like and tales of growing up in the early part of the 20th century.
She married John Carione in 1935 in Sacred Heart Church. He predeceased her in 2001 after 66 years of marriage. They enjoyed traveling on various vacations that took them to California, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Las Vegas, New Orleans and Florida along with a number of cruises. Louise also traveled to Italy with her brothers and sisters.
Her greatest joy was spending time with her children, grandchildren, great and great-great grandchildren. She especially loved the holiday seasons filled with traditional foods, joy and love. Louise brought a smile to everyone who had the good fortune to know her and love her. You couldn’t help but be happy and return that smile when in her presence. She was truly a joy to be with, and she enjoyed each day of her life and viewed life with a positive attitude and an endearing sense of humor. She was quite the lady. She will be greatly missed by all.
Her family would like to thank all the wonderful people of the McClelland Home for Adults in Wappingers Falls where Louise spent her final years. They went out of their way to make her feel comfortable, safe and happy. She truly enjoyed all the good times and good people who live and work there. They brought a smile to her face and I know she brought a smile to their faces also. Thanks also to the good care she received at Elant Rehabilitation in Fishkill where she received Physical Therapy. We appreciate their kindness.
Survivors include her son Frank Carione and his wife Mary Ann of Hopewell Junction, NY; grandchildren, Vanessa Carroll of Catonsville, MD, David Dahlin of North Chelmsford, MA, John Carione of Boston, MA, and Stephanie Lazerus and her husband Andrew of Manhattan, NY; great-grandchildren, Megan McKernan and her husband Bryan of Glen Burnie, MD, Allison Carroll of Catonsville, MD, Dakota Dahlin of Voorhees, NJ, Hannah Dahlin of Burlington, VT, Maia Lazerus and Tessa Lazerus of Manhattan, NY; great-great grandchild Brynn Marie McKernan of Glen Burnie, MD; and many loving and caring nieces and nephews that she loved very much. In addition to her husband John she was predeceased by her daughter, Jean Dahlin and her husband Raymond; and siblings, Rose Grieco, Agnes Marshall, Charles Disare and Salvatore DiCesare.
Visitation will be held from 4-7pm on Thursday, February 2 at Brooks Funeral Home, 481 Gidney Ave., Newburgh. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 12 pm on Friday, February 3 at Sacred Heart Church, Newburgh, with burial following in Calvary Cemetery, New Windsor.

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