Gloria C. Brisman
May 20, 1930 – January 10, 2018
Gloria C. Brisman passed away Wednesday, Jan. 10 in her home. She was 87.
Daughter of the late Julius Dubrin and Sadie Wershba Dubrin, Gloria was born May 20, 1930 in Brooklyn. Gloria was the widow of Jerome I. Brisman. She was the manager of the tour division for West Point Tours, Inc. in Vails Gate.
Gloria leaves behind the tree of family and children that she and her beloved husband Jerry grew. She will be missed by her daughter Judith Brisman; her three sons Jeffrey, Robert and Jay and their wives Pamela, Karen and Elizabeth; her nine grandchildren whom she adored; and her three great-grandchildren whom she wished to know longer.
Ann Marie Aiossa
February 25, 1926-December 27, 2017
Ann Marie Aiossa, a longtime Cornwall resident, entered into eternal rest on Dec 27 at her home with her family by her side. She was 91.
The daughter of the late Joseph Lanno and Josephine (Eratico) Lanno, Ann Marie was born on Feb. 25, 1926 in Brooklyn. She was married to the late Marco V. Aiossa, Sr.
Ann Marie was a Certified Nutritionist through Cornell and in her earlier years the co-proprietor of Mark Vincent’s Bridal Shop in Cornwall.
December 27, 2017
John Donnellan, a retired police officer and a former resident of Cornwall-on-Hudson, died in Johns Island, S.C. on Dec. 27. He was 77. Arrangements were handled by Simplicity Lowcountry Cremation & Burial Services – North Charleston.
Mafalda A. McKinna
January 9, 1923-December 24, 2017
Mafalda A. McKinna passed away Sunday, Dec. 24 at St. Anthony’s Community Hospital, Warwick. She was 94 years old.
Daughter of the late John and Antoinetta Martinisi Pelella, she was born Jan. 9, 1923 in Walden. Mafalda was the widow of William C. McKinna. She was a member of Sacred Heart Church of Highland Falls, and a member of the Catholic Daughter’s of America Court 201 of Highland Falls.
George J. Bender
January 30, 1926 – December 14, 2017
formerly of Cornwall
George Bender, 91, of Newburgh (formerly from Cornwall) entered into eternal rest, surrounded by his family on Dec. 14.
The son of the late Frank Bender and Anna (Ellingham) Bender, George was retired from the power house at West Point.
George honorably and proudly served his country during World War II as a Fireman First Class in the United States Navy. After the war he followed with a stint in the US Coast Guard.
Joseph Griffin, Jr.
July 13, 1927-April 29, 2016
formerly of Highland Falls
There will be a short reinternment service for Joseph Trundle Griffin, Jr. at the West Point Cemetery on December 20 at 10 a.m. Col. Griffin died on April 29, 2016 in Florence, SC.
May 12, 1925-November 22, 2017
Doris Bushell, 92, a resident of Orange County died on Nov. 22 after a long illness. The daughter of George and Bella Bushell, she was born in New York City on May 12, 1925.
After graduation from High School in the Bronx, Doris joined the US Naval Reserve in 1945 as Seaman First Class, serving in Indiana and Tennessee. She was also the recipient of the Seaman First Class Victory Medal several years later.
May 12, 1925-November 22, 2017
Doris Bushell, a long-time member of the Cornwall Garden Club who helped to maintain the Sands Ring Homestead, died on Nov. 22 after a long illness. She was 92.
Louis John Miller
September 23, 1944-November 14, 2017
Lou John Miller, also known as “Butch,” of New Windsor, entered into eternal rest on Nov. 14 at his home. He was 73 years old.
The son of the late Louis John Miller and Adelia Ann (Cargain) Miller, Lou was born on Sept. 23, 1944 in Bridgeport, Conn.
Helen M. Contarino
September 24, 1939-November 12, 2017
Helen M. Contarino, of Cornwall, entered into eternal rest at home on Nov. 12 with her loving family by her side. She was 78 years old.
The daughter of the late Henry Govier and Helen (O’Regan) Govier, Helen was born on Sept. 24, 1939 in the borough of Manhattan.
Helen was retired after working as a National Credit Manager for Arrow Electronics in Purchase, N.Y.