Emory E. Lynn
May 26, 1926-June 20, 2017
Highland Mills, NY

Emory E. Lynn, a longtime resident of the area passed away Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at Good Samaritan Hospital, Suffern, NY. He was 91 years old. Son of the late William and Lena Norris Lynn, he was born May 26, 1926 in Liberty, NY. Emory was the widower of Christina M. Lynn, who predeceased him in 2013.
Emory was a retired Truck Driver for Dellwood Dairies of Yonkers, NY and drove School Bus for West Point Tours. He was former member of the Woodbury Field and Stream Club, the Teamsters Union, and the Highland Mills United Methodist Church. Emory was a WWII Navy Veteran who served in the Pacific Theatre.
Survivors include his daughter Sharon A. Smith of Highland Mills, NY; his sisters: Florence Behr and Verne Thorpe of Montgomery, NY, Donna Burrows of Maybrook, NY; three grandchildren: Emory, Robert, and Christopher; and six great-grandchildren: Connor, Aidan, Kerry, Luke, Beckett and Aubrey.
There will be no visitation. Cremation will take place at Cedar Hill Crematory, Middle Hope, NY. A future interment with Military Honors will be held in Cemetery of The Highlands, Highland Mills, NY.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.


George Schott
September 21, 1926-June 20, 2017
Monroe, NY

George Schott passed away Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at Catskill Regional Medical Center, Harris, NY. He was 90 years old. Son of the late William and Mary Hricko Schott, he was born September 21, 1926 in Peckville, PA. George was the widower of Claire J. Glasser Schott, who predeceased him in 2005.
He was a Veteran of the U.S. Army serving during the Korean conflict, was a member and former Grand Knight for Knights of Columbus Council #2079, Monroe, NY, and a member of the Covered Bridge Society. He was a member of St. Anastasia Church of Harriman, NY, and a member of American Legion Post #488, Monroe, NY. George was an Accountant for 48 years with Otto Brehm, Inc. of Yonkers, NY.
Survivors include his three sons: Joseph Schott and his wife Barbara of Warwick, NY, Lawrence Schott and his wife Linda of Walker Valley, NY, David Schott and his girlfriend Francesca of Ocala, FL; his two daughters: Louise Starr and her husband Robert of Westbrookville, NY, Sandra Fenwick and her husband Bill of Waymart, PA; his brother Stephen Schott of Monroe, NY; fourteen grandchildren, twenty-one great-grandchildren, and seven great, great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. on Monday, June 26th at Smith Seaman & Quackenbush, Inc. Funeral Home, 117 Maple Avenue, Monroe, NY 10950. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, June 27th at St. Anastasia Shrine Church, 21 N. Main Street, Harriman, NY. Interment will follow in St. Anastasia Cemetery, Harriman, NY.


Kathleen E. Frederick
March 16, 1947 – Saturday, June 17, 2017

Kathleen E. Frederick of Town of Newburgh, NY entered into rest peacefully at her residence on Saturday, June 17, 2017 surrounded by her family. She was 70.
Born in Bronx, NY on March 16, 1947 she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Eileen (Kernan) Schmitt. Kathy, as she was known to family and friends, was a twenty-five-year area resident coming from Yonkers, NY.

A homemaker she always had the interest of her family first and foremost. On November 28, 1977, she married the love of her life, Edward H. Frederick, in West Nyack, NY. They had two children, a son Robert E. Frederick and wife
Patty of Sevierville, TN, and a daughter Jennifer A. Melton of Town of Newburgh, NY. She was blessed with four grandchildren Shauna, Kylah, Joey and Ariana. Two sisters Virginia Francella, Eileen Vicki and one brother Joseph Schmitt also survive.
A private cremation will take place at Cedar Hill Crematory, Newburgh, NY.
Plans for a memorial service to celebrate Kathy’s Life will be announced at a later date.


January 26, 1949 – June 18, 2017
Vails Gate, NY

Hannah Marie Scherf, of Vails Gate, NY entered into eternal rest on June 18, 2017 at St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital, Newburgh, NY. She was 68 years old.

The daughter of the late James H. Deyo and Beatrice Brewer Deyo, Hannah was born on January 26, 1949 in Cornwall, NY.

Hannah was a Dispatcher for United Parcel Service in Newburgh, NY.

Hannah is survived by her loving husband, Larry Scherf; her daughters, Stephanie B. Scherf and her husband, Dennis Felgnerof Wallkill, NY and Jennifer Steinberg and her husband, Jason of Wallkill, NY.

Memorial Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 24th at Quigley Bros. Funeral Home, 337 Hudson St.Cornwall-On-Hudson NY. A Funeral Service will be held at 1 p.m. on June 24th at the funeral home. Cremation took place at Cedar Hill Crematory, Middle Hope, NY.

Memorial Contributions in Hannah’s name can be made to Alzheimer’s Association, 2 Jefferson Plaza, Poughkeepsie, NY or to your local Humane Society.

Arrangements are entrusted to Quigley Bros. Funeral Home; to send condolences or to get directions to the funeral home, please go to

Patricia L. Sullivan
June 14, 1931 – June 16, 2017

Cornwall-On-Hudson, NY Patricia Lanning Sullivan entered into eternal rest on June 16, 2017.
She was 86 years old.

Daughter of the late Thomas J. and Mary Cloidt Lanning, she was born in Mount Kisco, NY, the first of four children. Pat graduated from Pleasantville High School in 1949 and worked at Macy’s in White Plains before enlisting in the U.S. Air Force as Airman, Third Class during the Korean War. Pat was initially stationed near San Antonio, TX before moving to Stewart Air Force Base in Newburgh, NY. While home on leave, she was spotted by Vincent Sullivan, who was coincidentally home on leave from the Navy. He called her that night and they dated for just a few weeks. On December 13, 1952, they were married.

Pat became the mother of three children and dedicated herself to their early years of
development. After moving to Cornwall on Hudson in 1965, she became active in the Cornwall community. As President of the PTA, she converted the schools to a PTO system to better fit the needs of the community and to eliminate state and national organization fees. She later became a realtor and spent over 35 years selling houses to future neighbors and friends. Pat was a member of Catholic Daughters and a local Republican Committee member. She volunteered at the Cornwall Hospital (later St. Luke’s), delivered senior meals, and served as lector at St. Thomas of Canterbury Church, all for many decades.

A loving, kind, and fun wife, mother, grandmother, and friend, Pat became known as “Molly Brown” for her independent spirit and courageous attitude. She brought happiness and joy into the lives of her family and friends. She is survived by her daughter Patricia Anderson of Cornwall on Hudson, son Vincent Sullivan and his wife Sonja of Harbour Island, Bahamas, son Brian Sullivan and his wife Leslie of Newtown Square, PA; her grandchildren Geoffrey, Annie, and Janie Anderson; her sisters Helen Havery of Sebring, FL and Mary Brophy of St. Pete, FL; and many nieces and nephews. Pat was predeceased by her husband, Vincent, and her brother, Thomas Lanning, Jr. Visitation will take place on Friday, June 23 from 4–7 pm at Quigley Brothers Funeral Home, 337 Hudson St. Cornwall-On-Hudson NY.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m .on Saturday, June 24 at St. Thomas Of
Canterbury Church, 340 Hudson Street, Cornwall-On-Hudson, NY. Contributions can be made in Patricia’s name to Breast Cancer Research Foundation, 60 East 56 St., 8th Floor, New York, NY 10022 or Alzheimer’s Association, PO Box 96011, Washington, DC 20090.
Arrangements are entrusted to Quigley Bros. Funeral Home; to send condolences or to get directions to the funeral home, please go to


Arnold N. Vitelli, Jr.
May 18, 1931-June 18, 2017
Monroe, NY

Arnold N. Vitelli, Jr. a longtime resident of the area, passed away on Sunday, June 18, 2017 at Villa Marie Claire, Saddle River, NJ. He was 86 years old. Son of the late Arnold N. Vitelli, Sr. and the late Mildred LaGalla Vitelli, he was born May 18, 1931 in Brooklyn, NY.
Arnold, a Veteran of the U.S. Air Force serving during the Korean conflict, played trumpet for the Air Force band under the direction of John Williams, who went on to score many Hollywood blockbuster films. He was a retired Bricklayer with BAC Local #1 out of New York City.

Survivors include his loving wife, Margaret Hall Vitelli, at home; his sons: Larry Vitelli and his wife Barbara of Monroe, NY, Michael Vitelli and his wife Jody of Lawrence, KS; his sister Adrienne Russell of Tampa, FL; his four grandchildren: Paul, Daniel, Rebecca and Matthew, and his great-grandchild, Everly.

Visitation was held from 10 to 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, June 21st at Smith Seaman & Quackenbush, Inc. Funeral Home, 117 Maple Avenue, Monroe, NY 10950. A Chapel Service commenced at 10:30 a.m. in the Funeral Home. Interment followed in Orange County Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Goshen, NY.

l donations may be made to Air Force Aid Society at

Francine M. Orsini
May 16, 1952 – June 1, 2017

Francine M. Orsini, 65 of Newburgh, entered into rest Wednesday, June 14, 2017. The daughter of the late Enrico and Marion (Santoro) Orsini, she was born May 16,1952 in Newburgh.

Francine was a graduate of NFA, a parishioner of Sacred Heart Church, and retired from IBM after 43 years as a Senior Delivery Project Executive. Francine was loved greatly by her family and friends. She touched many lives with her warm, generous and loving personality, and her absence is deeply felt by those closest to her.

She is survived by her brother, Enrico Orsini of Ft. Lauderdale, FL; nieces and nephews, Brandon and Christopher and his wife Stephanie; great-nephew Milo; her aunt, Fanny Orsini; aunt and uncle Frank and Frances Monaco; and several cousins, including Linda and Charles Bivona, Anthony Monaco, Barbara Pirillo, Carla and Mike Meigel, who all helped with her care; and her faithful companion, her dog Sarah.

Visitation was held held on Monday, June 19 from 4-7 pm at Brooks Funeral Home, 481 Gidney Ave., Newburgh, with a service at 6:30 pm.

In lieu of flowers donations may be sent to American Diabetes Assn. at, 800-342-2383.To send a personal condolence, please visit or call 845-561-8300.

John M. Misiti
January 18, 1943 – June 15, 2017

John Monte Misiti, 74, of Newburgh, NY died on Thursday, June 15, 2017. He is survived by his loving wife, Irene Misiti; they would have celebrated their 51st anniversary on July 2. He was the cherished father of Kimberly R. Downey (Maurice), Denise R. Sentementes (Nick) and John R.Misiti (Janet), and the proud grandpa of Patrick, Shannon, Alexa, Nicholas, Stephen and Samantha. He was the beloved “Uncle John” of Larry, Patsieann, AJ, Paula and Vincent. He was preceded in death by his parents, Anthony J. Misiti I and Rose Lombardo Misiti; his brother, Anthony J. Misiti II, his sister, Patsieann McDonald, and his nephew, Michael Misiti.

John was born on January 18, 1943, in Port Chester, NY. He received a BA in Journalism with a minor in advertising from West Virginia University. John worked in advertising for the Keyser Tribune in Keyser, WV for two years prior to accepting a position at Texaco, Inc. Throughout his 32 year career with Texaco, John received many accolades, including winning multiple sales competitions and was named Employee of the Year, 1988. He was promoted many times within the company and retiredas a Northeast District Area Manager.

John loved all competitive sports. While he was an avid NY Giants and Yankeesfan, his heart belonged to his alma mater, the Mountaineers of WVU! He had a lifelong love of horses and enjoyed being a spectator at the track, as well as handicapping the horses. His love of travel brought him to many places both within the U.S. and abroad. John’s pride in his Italian heritage led him to visit Italy three times, with his favorite destination being the Amalfi Coast.

John was raised in the Catholic Church. In his later years he became an involved associate member of Grace United Methodist Church. He enjoyed attending Bible study classes, volunteering as a liturgical reader, and serving on both the Finance and Staff Parish Relations Committees, where his input was valued and respected. His church family provided not only loyal friendships and great times, but also support and comfort when he needed it most.

Most important to John was his family. He treasured time spent with his children and grandchildren and was very proud of their many accomplishments.

Visitation was held on Sunday, June 18, 2017 from 2-5pm at Brooks Funeral Home, 481 Gidney Ave., Newburgh, NY. A funeral service will be held at 11am on Monday, June 19 atGrace United Methodist Church, 468 Broadway, Newburgh, NY, officiated by Rev. Jeffrey L. Hooker. Burial followed at Cedar Hill Cemetery, 5468 US-9W, Newburgh, NY 12550.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105, or Grace United Methodist Church, 468 Broadway, Newburgh, NY 12550.

To send a personal condolence, please visit or call 845-561-8300.

























































































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