Obituaries – February 16, 2018

William J. Ashton

April 29, 1961-February 3, 2018

Formerly of Highland Falls

William J. Ashton entered into eternal rest at Orange Regional Medical Center in Middletown, on Feb. 3,. As an active member of Crossroads Church in Middletown, Bill participated in studies of the Holy Bible, and proclaimed his faith in Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior.

Bill, formerly of Highland Falls, studied computer language and accounting at Orange County Community College. He was employed for many years at the Times Herald Record as a machine operator, placing special sections in the newspaper, and stuffing envelopes with bills for advertisers.

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Obituaries – February 9, 2017

Anne D. Sacco

November 29, 1922-January 28, 2018

formerly of Cornwall

Anne D. Sacco, a longtime resident of Cornwall, entered into eternal rest on Jan. 28, in Peoria, Ariz.  She was 95 years old.

The daughter of the late Raffaele Cutone and Maria (Marrone) Cutone, Anne was born on Nov. 29, 1922 in New York City.  She was predeceased by her loving husband, Col. Dominick J. Sacco, Sr.

Anne was a devoted wife and mother who lovingly cared for her family.

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Obituaries – February 2, 2018

Regina Elizabeth Bremer

August 31, 1940 – January 28, 2018

Montgomery, NY

Regina Elizabeth Bremer, of Montgomery, entered into eternal rest on Jan. 28 at Orange Regional Medical Center.  She was 77.

The daughter of the late James and Mary (Lodini) Rose, Regina was born on August 31, 1940 in Grassy Point, N.Y.

She was self-employed as a domestic house cleaner after  working for many years as a waitress with Dubaldi’s Restaurant and Lloyd’s in Newburgh.

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Obituaries – January 26, 2018

Joseph H. Crill

April 20, 1929 – January 14, 2018

Highland Falls

Joseph H. Crill passed away on Sunday, Jan. 14 at his home in Highland Falls.  He was 88 years old.

Son of the late Harrison and Helen Schumske Crill, he was born April 20, 1929 in Highland Falls.

A lifelong resident of the area, Joseph worked at the Cadet Mess at USMA West Point for 38 years.  He was a member and former usher with Sacred Heart Church of Highland Falls and he loved hunting and fishing.

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Obituaries – January 19, 2018

Gloria C. Brisman

May 20, 1930 – January 10, 2018

Highland Falls

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.

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Obituaries – January 12, 2018

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.

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Obituary – December 29, 2017

Mafalda A. McKinna

January 9, 1923-December 24, 2017

Highland Falls

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.

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Obituaries – December 22, 2017

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.

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