Obituaries – May 5, 2017

Betty D. Anderson

February 7, 1934-April 25, 2017


On Feb. 7, 1934, God delivered us an angel.  On April 25, He carried her home to reunite her with her loving husband Norman.

Betty was a beautiful woman who touched all those she knew with her kind and caring heart.  We were so fortunate to have her in our lives for 83 wonderful years.

Betty leaves behind her two sons: Danny; and Michael and his girlfriend Margaret DePuy; her grandson Brian, whom she loved and cherished; nieces and nephews: Mark Herrmann and his wife Cindy; Dawn Allen and her husband Mark; and Dale Windle and her husband David; great-nieces: Kaitlyn and Sara Allen; Chloe, Riley and Avery Windle . Betty also leaves behind her lifelong best friend, Barbara Kortvely of Florida, along with her children, their spouses, and Barbara’s fiancé Ally.

She was predeceased by her husband, Norman Anderson, the love of her life; her sister Rosemary and brother-in-law Ed from New Jersey, the place where Betty grew up.

The family received visitors on May 2 at James F. Lulves Funeral Home, 9 Avenue A, Cornwall-on-Hudson. A funeral service was held on May 3 at the Cornwall United Methodist Church, 198 Main St., Cornwall and was followed by interment in the Orange County Veteran’s Memorial Cemetery in Goshen.

The family requests that donations in Betty’s memory be made to the American Diabetes Assoc., PO Box 15829, Arlington, VA  22215.

Rose Baglivi

September 2, 1939 – May 1, 2017

Fort Montgomery

Rose M. Baglivi, a longtime resident of Fort Montgomery,  passed away at her home on Monday, May 1, 2017 with her loved ones by her side.  She was 77 years old.

Daughter of the late Gustave and Anna Yaretsky Miraglia, she was born September 2, 1939 in New York, NY.  Rose was a retired HUD coordinator with the Village of Highland Falls.  She was a 38-year member of the Ladies Auxiliary of Fort Montgomery Fire Dept. and a member of Sacred Heart Church of Highland Falls.

Survivors include her loving husband John Baglivi, at home; two sons, John G. Baglivi and Anthony S. Baglivi of Fort Montgomery; brother Vincent Miraglia of New York, NY; and grandson John Anthony Baglivi.

Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday, May 5th at William F. Hogan Funeral Home, 135 Main Street, Highland Falls, NY.  A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 12 noon on Saturday, May 6 at Sacred Heart Church, 353 Main Street, Highland Falls. Interment will follow in Eagle Valley Cemetery, Town of Highlands.

Memorial donations may be made to Fort Montgomery Fire Dept., 865 Route 9W, Fort Montgomery, NY 10921 or Hospice of Orange & Sullivan Counties, Inc. 800 Stony Brook Court, Newburgh, NY 12550.

Funeral arrangements by William F. Hogan Funeral Home, (845) 446-2868

Salvatore Cassella

Died April 6, 2017


Salvatore Cassella, 87, of Cornwall-on-Hudson, died on April 6. A graveside service is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 6 at St. Thomas Cemetery in Cornwall. Arrangements by  Quigley Bros. Funeral Home.

Anna Mae (Luedke) McCann

June 11, 1927-April 29, 2017


Anna Mae (Luedke) McCann, 89, of Cornwall, NY, passed peacefully at home on April 29. She was born on June 11, 1927 to Walter Luedke and Lillian Jackson. She grew up in Brooklyn, the eldest of six children in a boisterous and fun loving family. During a brief illness at 19, she befriended some nurses and decided on a career in nursing that lasted into her 70’s.

Anna was married to the love of her life, George, for 53 years until his passing in 2012. Together they shared a strong faith, a devotion to family, a love of travel, and an interest in current events and politics.

Anna is survived by her beloved children Maureen Illanovsky of Fanwood, N.J., Michael (and Kathleen) of Niskayuna, N.Y. and Mark (and Lori) of Blooming Grove, and her five dear grandchildren: Lauren, Shannon, Katelyn, Michael and Sean. She was predeceased by her sister Lillian and brother-in-law George and is survived by her siblings Walter (and Eileen), Mary, Charles (Susan deceased) and Patricia. She was a beloved aunt to her nieces and nephews. Anna will be missed.

Visitation was on Wednesday May 3 at the David T. Ferguson Funeral Home, in Washingtonville. A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Thursday May 4, at St Mary’s Church in Washingtonville, and was followed by burial in St Mary’s Cemetery, also in Washingtonville.

Justin P. Raynor

June 9, 1992-April 30, 2017


Justin P. Raynor, of Cornwall, entered into eternal rest on April 30 at his home.  He was 24 years old.

The son of Kenneth A. Raynor of Cornwall and Michele Strohmeier Raynor of New Windsor, he was born on June 9, 1992 in Newburgh.

He was a 2010 graduate of Cornwall Central High School and honorably and proudly served his country as a member of the U.S.  Marine Corps.  Justin was an Electrical Apprentice with IBEW Local #3 in New York City.  He had a passion for hunting and fishing.

Along with his love for the outdoors (whether it was out riding, hunting, or fishing), Justin had an unconditional love for his two dogs, Molly and Kato.  Justin will be greatly missed by his family and many friends.

In addition to both of his parents, Justin is survived by his sister, Kaitlyn M. Raynor and his brother, Matthew H. Raynor, both at home; his maternal grandparents, Jeanne and Fred Strohmeier of Highland Mills, and his paternal grandfather George A. Raynor of Catskill, N.Y. Justin was loved by many aunts, uncles and cousins as well.

The family will receive visitors from 2 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, May 6 at Quigley Bros. Funeral Home, 337 Hudson St. Cornwall-on-Hudson.  A funeral service will be held at 6:15 p.m. on Saturday at the funeral home. Cremation will follow at Cedar Hill Crematory in Middle Hope.

Memorial contributions in Justin’s name may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, 2 Jefferson Plaza, Suite 103, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-4060.


Editorial Staff