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.
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.
Regina Elizabeth Bremer
August 31, 1940 – January 28, 2018
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.
Joseph H. Crill
April 20, 1929 – January 14, 2018
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.
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.