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John Babb

Nov 22, 1943 - Nov 22, 2023

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Poughkeepsie, NY

John W. Babb, Jr, 79, of St. Augustine, Fl. , and formerly of the Hudson Valley in New York, passed away peacefully, on the morning of November 19, 2023 at the Bailey Family Center for Community Hospice, in St. Augustine. Born on November 27, 1943, in Morristown, NJ, to June (Hill) Babb and John W Babb, Sr. who predeceased him, John grew up to become an avid and gifted musician, first forming "The Argoes" which morphed into a group called "The Goodtimes", who went on to have a fairly successful ...Read More

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Leonard S. Privitera

May 04, 1956 - Feb 20, 2024

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Poughkeepsie, NY

Leonard S. Privitera, a Dutchess County resident since 1997 and formerly of Yonkers, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, February 20, 2024 at home in Poughkeepsie. He was 67. Son of the late Antonino and Louise (Desti) Privitera, he was born in the Bronx on May 4, 1956. Lenny worked as a self-employed roofer. He had a passion for music and always enjoyed going to concerts, especially those he attended with his wife, with performances by The Who, Bob Dylan, Stevie Nicks, and many more. He could always be found riding his motorcycle, as he savored countless rides throughout the Hudson Valley and beyond. Lenny also reveled in taking trips to various casinos. He had many great friends and valued those close relationships. More than anything else, however, he truly cherished being a grandfather and spending time with his grandsons. He will be remembered for his independent spirit and was loved by all who knew him. On September 21, 1982, he married Tara McHale in Davie, FL. He was preceded in death by Tara just five months ago on September 21, 2023. Survivors include his son, Nicholas Privitera of Poughkeepsie; his daughter, Rhiannon Privitera of Youngsville, NC; his daughter, Melissa Cardone; his grandsons, Maximus, Orrin, and Asher; his siblings, Anthony Privitera, Johnny Privitera, Louise Pacione, and Marianne Adam; his sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Sharon & John Nolan; also many nieces & nephews, including Lily Nolan; and his longtime close friends, William McNamee and Jay Gold; as well as many other loving relatives & friends. In addition to his wife, Lenny was also predeceased by his beloved son, Ryan Privitera (2019); his sister, Jackie Zaloshinsky; and his twin sister, Vivian Bonfiglio. Calling hours will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, February 25 at the McHoul Funeral Home of Fishkill, Inc., 1089 Main Street, Fishkill, NY. A funeral service will begin at 6 p.m. immediately following the visitation. Burial will take place at a later date at Union Cemetery of Lloyd in Highland, NY. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hudson Valley Hospice Foundation, 80 Washington Street, Suite 204, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 (www.hvhospice.org). For online tributes, you can visit Lenny’s Book of Memories at www.mchoulfuneralhome.com.

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Janet Patricia Quade

Jul 07, 1947 - Feb 19, 2024

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Poughkeepsie, NY

Janet Patricia Quade 76 of Poughkeepsie passed away on February 19, 2024, at the Hudson Valley Hospice House from Leukemia. Janet was born on July 7, 1947, in Poughkeepsie and was a graduate of Roy C. Ketcham High School. Janet worked at Dutchess BOCES retiring in 2017. She was a long-time member of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church on Mansion Street in Poughkeepsie. There will be no calling, Hours. A Funeral Mass to Celebrate her life will be held on March 2, 2024, 10 am at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church Mansion Street Poughkeepsie, NY. In Lieu of flowers, you may make a donation to the Dutchess County SPCA 636 Violet Ave. Hyde Park, NY. Funeral Services are under the direction of the Timothy P. Doyle Funeral Home 371 Hooker Ave. Poughkeepsie, NY. 12603 If you would like to leave an online condolence please visit our website at www.doylefuneralhome.com

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Rhoda D. Katz

Jun 22, 1931 - Feb 20, 2024

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Poughkeepsie, NY

Rhoda D. Katz 92, of Poughkeepsie NY, passed away peacefully and surrounded by her loving family on February 20, 2024. Born June 22, 1931, to Sam and Yetta Elkowitz (Bronx, NY). Throughout her life she remained a true & staunch New Yorker, extremely proud to have never moved away. While she was educated, well read, had a variety of creative and successful career experiences, what she was most proud of was her family! She adored her loving Husband Irving N. Katz who passed on her birthday back on June 22, 2001. He lovingly assigned her D (DOLL) for her middle initial. Rhoda is survived by her Family - - Daughter- Ivy (Katz) Johnson (D.L - Daughter Carrie (Katz) Laplante, (Phil) - Son David Katz, (Mary) - Son Jeffrey Katz - Grandchildren Jenny (John), Josh, Shellee (Damian), Jessica (Dave), Danielle, Mitch (Kim), Rebecca (Robbie), Ben (Cindy), Sam (Kelsey) - Great Grandchildren Mia, Chloe, Mycah, Tallinn, Leyah, Eyzrah, Lviv, Lucy Predeceased by her beloved Daughter-Laws Debbie (Jacobson) Katz & Janice (Freed) Katz The Family extends a sincere and heartfelt thanks to the Hospice Team for making moms last few days and our time together peaceful and loving. Funeral will be held on February 22, 2024 at Twelve (12) Noon, at Temple Beth El Cemetery, 1217- 1239 US-44 Poughkeepsie, NY 12603. Officiating Rabbi Zaiman Sandhaus, Pardess Chabad Farm. Shiva will take place on Thursday and Friday at 215 Smith Road, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603. Charitable Donations to a loving organization of your choosing. Arrangements are under the direction of the Wm. G. Miller & Son FH, Inc. If you wish to send an online condolence, please visit our website at www.wmgmillerfuneralhome.com

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Maria Mannino

Jun 23, 1934 - Feb 20, 2024

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Poughkeepsie, NY

Maria Mannino, age 89, of Poughkeepsie, New York passed away on Tuesday, February 20, 2024. Formerly of Coram, NY. Beloved wife of the late Gaspare. Loving mother of RoseMarie Novielli and her husband Domenico and Pam D'Apuzzo and her husband Joe. Cherished Nonna of Deanna LaMela and her husband Nicholas, Angelica Freedman and her husband Mitchell and Thomas Novielli and his wife Hanika. Adored bisnonna of Grayson Freedman and Gio LaMela. Dear brother of Anna Copella, Giovanna Mannino and her husband Antonino, Graziella Benenati and her husband Ignazio and the late Illuminata Lombardo. Maria is also survived many more loving family and friends. A visitation for Maria will be held on Friday, February 23, 2024 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at O. B. Davis Funeral Homes, 4839 Nesconset Highway, Port Jefferson Station, NY 11776. Funeral mass on Saturday, February 24, 2024 at 10 AM at St Gerard Majella R.C. Church, 300 Terryville Rd, Port Jefferson Station, NY 11776. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, 3442 Route 112, Coram, New York 11727.

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Anna DiCarlo

Jul 31, 1926 - Feb 15, 2024

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Poughkeepsie, NY

POUGHKEEPSIE – Anna DiCarlo, 97, passed away peacefully at her home on February 15, 2024. Born in the Bronx on July 31, 1926, Anna was the daughter of the late Luigi and Elizabetta (DiAntonio) Ricci. She was predeceased by her husband Donato DiCarlo in 2008; and her brothers, Joseph Ricci, Ed Ricci, and Nick Ricci. Anna enjoyed gardening and doing crafts. In retirement, she and Dan traveled extensively around the United States in their van, and they visited all the continents. She will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, and grandmother who always had a smile on her face. Her kind demeanor and sweet temperament will be missed by all. Anna is survived by her children, Susan DiCarlo, Charles DiCarlo and his wife Kathie, and Dan DiCarlo and his wife Mercedes; her grandchildren, Matthew, Brian, Jonathan, Stephanie, and Daniel; her great-grandson, Griffin; and many beloved nieces and nephews. Calling hours will be held at the McHoul Funeral Home, Inc., 895 Route 82, Hopewell Junction on Monday, February 19, 2024 from 12 – 4 pm with a funeral service at 3:30 pm. Interment will take place on Tuesday, February 20, 2024 at 11:30 am at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, 10 West Stevens Avenue, Hawthorne. Donations may be made in memory of Anna to Arbor Day Foundation. Please visit her Book of Memories at www.mchoulfuneralhome.com.

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Louise Dee

Jun 06, 1946 - Feb 14, 2024

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Poughkeepsie, NY

Louise Dee, age 77, loving wife, mother, grandmother, and sister passed away peacefully in the early hours of February 14 surrounded by her loved ones in Poughkeepsie, NY. Louise was born in Avon-by-the-Sea, New Jersey to her parents Vincent and Pearl Maltese. Louise later moved to Bronx, New York where she met her husband Richard and began a family of her own, eventually moving to Poughkeepsie. A playful soul, Louise found some of her most joyous moments attending Foxwoods bingo gatherings, playing late-night card games, and sneaking away to her son’s video games. She appreciated life’s simple gifts from receiving handmade birthday cards from her grandchildren to attending their softball games. Louise will be remembered for her generosity, hosting countless family holidays and weekend neighborhood camping trips. She never hesitated to welcome people and animals into her home who needed shelter or a warm Thanksgiving dinner. Louise is survived by her husband, Richard Dee; her children, Tina Basso and husband Gary, Ricky Dee and wife Ingrid, and Christopher Dee and partner Chrystal; and her grandchildren, Toni-Ann, Joseph, Adam, Isabella, and Paytyn. Family and friends will gather on Friday, February 16 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Riverview Funeral Home by Halvey, 2 Beekman Street, Beacon. A funeral service will be held during calling hours. To send a personal condolence please visit www.riverviewbyhalvey.com. Funeral arrangements are under the care of Patrick J. Halvey of Riverview Funeral Home by Halvey, LLC.

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William Leon Groth

May 19, 1968 - Feb 11, 2024

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Poughkeepsie, NY

William “Bill” Leon Groth, 55, of Poughkeepsie, NY, died Sunday, February 11, 2024.Bill was born in Spring Valley, NY on May 19, 1968. He spent his early years living in New City, NY before relocating with his family to Poughkeepsie in 1970. Bill was a talented carpenter by trade and a valued member of the Local 279 Carpenters Union. He spent over 35 years working on both residential and commercial jobs ranging from building houses to hospitals and even helping to construct grandstands for the US Open golf tournament. He was also relied on by his family and friends to assist in jobs around their own homes.Bill’s parents, Ed and Lorraine, predeceased him but he is survived by his 3 brothers: Michael and his wife Sandy of Aurora, NY; Jeff and his wife Jen of Burnt Hills, NY; Kevin and his wife Lori of Southington, CT; and his 9 nieces and nephews: Michaela, Monica, John, Daniel, Cora, Emma, Catherine, Caleb and Olivia, all of whom he loved deeply. In his spare time, Bill loved golfing, football, the outdoors, and playing games with his family. He touched many lives and will be missed dearly.A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Saturday, February 17, 2024 at 10:00 AM from St. Martin de Porres Church, 118 Cedar Valley Rd., Poughkeepsie, NY. In lieu of flowers, donations in Bill’s name can be made to the SPCA in honor of his love for dogs.Arrangements have been entrusted to Parmele, Auchmoody & Schoonmaker Funeral Home, 110 Fulton Ave., Poughkeepsie. To plant Memorial Trees in memory of William "Bill" Leon Groth, please click here to visit our Sympathy Store.

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Mary Regina Jerminario

Dec 04, 1933 - Feb 12, 2024

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Poughkeepsie, NY

Mary Regina (Trapani) Jerminario passed away on February 12, 2024 in Poughkeepsie, NY. She was 90 years old. Mary was born on December 4, 1933 in Newburgh. She was the daughter of Benjamin and Mary (Campo) Trapani and they resided in Milton, NY.Having worked on the family farm in her younger years, Mary left to work at Schatz Federal Bearing in Poughkeepsie during the 1960's as well as the Agway Energy Products in Milton, NY until her retirement in the 1990's.Mary became an avid NY Mets fan after her beloved NY Giants left for San Francisco and enjoyed attending spring training with her husband Ben.Survivors include her daughter Helen Polizzi and John Rutigliano (Marlboro, NY ) and her son Joseph and his wife Virginia (Blossvale, NY) Three beautiful grandaughters, Monica and husband Brandon Bjerke (Hudson, NY) Nicole and husband Jionni Lavalle (Florham Park, NJ) and Kaitlyn Jerminario (Jim Thorpe, PA). She was blessed with four great grandchilden, Lorenzo, Giovanna and Angelo Lavalle and Beatrix Bjerke. Other survivors include her many nieces and nephews.Mary was a very loving and caring individual to all who knew her.She was predeceased by her parents, her husband of 45 years Benjamin and her son Benjamin. Two brothers Joseph (Rose) Trapani and Benjamin (Vivian) Trapani.

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Patricia McCracken Warren

Sep 04, 1968 - Feb 10, 2024

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Poughkeepsie, NY

Patricia McCracken Warren lost her battle with cancer and passed away on February 10, 2024 at Vassar Brothers Medical Center at the age of 55. She was born in the Bronx, NY on September 4, 1968, to the late Edmund and Dolores (Wolski) McCracken. On June 23, 2018, she married her best friend and loving husband Robert Warren. Patricia worked at Trinity Pawling School for 15 years as the school’s receptionist. Patty helped all colleagues and students with a bright smile and positive attitude. To quote Headmaster William Taylor “Patty was, in many ways, the face and voice of Trinity-Pawling until she retired in 2019. Patty welcomed all with a bright smile, a cheerful voice, and a unbiquitable positive attitude”. Patty loved riding motorcycles, going out for Mexican food and margaritas, and enjoyed anything spicy. She always had a smile on her face, and would do anything for anyone. Her positive attitude and big smile was contagious. Patricia had the unique ability to turn something dismal into something bright and her family states that “Once you met her, you knew you met someone very special.” Even during her own struggles, Patricia was always concerned with others and wanted to help her loved ones out in any way possible. The “STAR” of the family, Patricia will always be remembered for her strength, bright smile and positive attitude. She never gave up hope! Patty is survived by her beloved husband Robert (Cali) Warren, her son William O’Donnell and other children, Striana Lynn Warren, Robert Michael Warren, Hunter Jared Warren, and Amber Renee Warren; her grandsons Sebastian and Stefan; her siblings: Linda Improta, Alice Sgroi, Lorraine Falcone, Donna Yeaw, Roy Wiegmann, and Chris Wiegmann; and one of her best friends Jeanette Haviland, who has been her support system and rock though all of this; as well as many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Patricia was also predeceased by her brother Eddie McCracken. Patricia’s family would like to extend their deep gratitude to the nurses and staff at Vassar Brothers Medical Center, for their kindness and care, especially Lacey and Jenna. Memorial calling hours will be held on Saturday February 17, 2024 from 2-5 pm at the McHoul Funeral Home, Inc. 895 Route 82 Hopewell Junction NY. Please consider a donation in Patricia’s memory to either the Wounded Warrior Project www.woundedwarriorproject.org or St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital www.stjude.org. Please visit her Book of Memories at www.mchoulfuneralhome.com.

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Regina Marie Watts

Nov 22, 1950 - Feb 06, 2024

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Poughkeepsie, NY

Our truly loved Regina Marie Watts entered eternal rest at the age of 73 on the early morning of Tuesday February 6, 2024 peacefully at home in Poughkeepsie NY. Regina Marie was born on November 22,1953 to the late Horace Hinton and Anna Mae Twyman-Johnson in Poughkeepsie NY. Regina married Tyrone Watts in Baltimore, Maryland in1971. She worked at Hudson River Psychiatric Center and Letchworth until she retired in 1989. Regina could make anything out of nothing. She was an avid seamstress who also loved to crochet and do arts and crafts. Regina enjoyed shopping, cooking different meals, and spending time with her daughter and grandchildren. Regina opened her heart and home to many children as a foster mother for fifteen years. Regina proved herself to be a true fighter. Only given months to live by physicians, Regina battled and fought cancer for three years. Regina was loved and will be greatly missed by family and friends. Left to Cherish her memories are daughter Tylise Watts of Poughkeepsie, three grandchildren Zakiya, Eric Jr, and Za’rae; one Great granddaughter Za’riah all of Poughkeepsie NY. Three Sisters Carol Hinton of Newburgh, NY, Ellen (Kevin) Miller of Poughkeepsie, Doreen (Anthony) Bunn of Poughkeepsie. One Brother Ira Hinton of Ohio. Mother in-law Arlene Gray Sister in-laws Sandra, Ondina and Wanda Hinton. Two God children Shamik, and Aleria. Honorary daughter Nicole McKinnon Special Cousin Thana Twyman Both of Newburgh NY. Special Friends Shirley Trent, Ethel Wilson, and Deborah Melvin. Predeceased Her Parents, husband Tyrone Watts, 6 brothers Glenn, Brion, Horace E, Steven, Terry, Horace M Hinton. One Sister Karen Hinton.Host of nieces, Nephews, cousin, aunts, uncles, and friends In the words of Regina “So Long Never Good Bye” Visitation will be held on Friday February 16, 2024 from 10am to 11am at the Joseph J. Darrow Sr. Funeral Home, Inc 39 So. Hamilton Street, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601. (845)4521840. Celebration of Life will begin at 11am with burial to follow at Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery. To to the family or in memory of Regina M. Watts, please

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