2000-01-12 / Obituaries


Emil J. "Joe" Trainor

Emil J. "Joe" Trainor of Cold Spring, NY died suddenly on Tuesday, January 4, 2000 at the age of 64.

Born in Manhattan on February 11, 1935 he was the son of the late Eugene and Bijou Katzenstein Trainor. Mr. Trainor was a self-employed computer graphics designer. He has been an area resident for the last 20 years and was a member and deacon of the First Presbyterian Church of Philipstown. A skilled magician, he was a member and held leadership positions in several magicians’ guilds.

Survivors include three daughters from his marriage to Peggy Hastings Sanford; Caroline Salazar of Cold Spring, Elizabeth McNiel of Memphis, Tennessee and Abagail Bolebruch of Gloversville, NY. His four grandchildren, Elizabeth, Stefanie, Juan Jr. and William Salazar also survive him.

Calling hours took place at the Clinton Funeral Home, Cold Spring, on Friday. Funeral services were held at the First Presbyterian Church of Philipstown on Saturday, January 8, 2000. The Rev. William Weisenbach officiated. Private cremation took place in Ferncliff crematory in Hartsdale, NY. Arrangements were under the direction of The Clinton Funeral Home of Cold Spring.

J. Lawrence A. Pariseau

J. Lawrence A. Pariseau of Garrison, NY died on Saturday, January 8, 2000 in Stony Brook Medical Center in Brookha-ven, NY at the age of 76.

Born on November 15, 1923 in Salem, MA, he was the son of the late Clephas Ovila and Elmina Brillant Pariseau. He was a retired air freight handler for American Airlines at LaGuardia Airport in Queens. An area resident for 10 years coming from Flushing, Queens, he was a charter member of the Flushing Volunteer Ambulance Corp., a World War II Navy Combat Veteran and a parishioner of Our Lady of Loretto Church.

Mr. Pariseau was predeceased by his wife, Dr. Andree’ Marie Louise Pariseau on August 25, 1996.

Survivors include four children, The Rev. Denise P. Mantell of Matawan, NJ, Daniel L. Pariseau of PA, Lawrence D. Pariseau and Chantal Monroe, both of Garrison. 11 grandchildren also survive him.

Calling hours and services took place at the Clinton Funeral Home on Tuesday, January 11, 2000. Services were officiated by his daughter, the Rev. Denise P. Mantall. Private cremation took place at Ferncliff crematory in Hartsdale, NY. The family has requested donations to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Arrangements were under the direction of The Clinton Funeral Home, Cold Spring.

Janet Lane

Funeral services were held last Sunday for Janet Lane, a long-time resident of Putnam Valley. She had resided in Lake Peekskill for nearly forty five years before making her home with her late husband Jesse in Florida in 1975.

Originally from Forest Hills, NY, she was active in Jewish religious affairs. She was a charter member of the Forest Hills Jewish Center. She is also known in Putnam Valley as one of the early founders of the Reform Temple of Putnam Valley in the mid-1960’s. For many years she served as the Treasurer for the Sisterhood of Temple Israel in Lake Peekskill.

In the mid-1950’s, as an active member of the Putnam Valley Democratic Club, she testified before a special New York State Committee headed by then-Attorney General Louis Lefkowitz supporting the right of voters to choose their residency for voting purposes in support of Putnam Valley voters from New York City. That case opened the way for continued voting by residents at a residency of their choice.

She is survived by three sons, George, Michael and Stanley. Survivors also include five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held in Larchmont on Sunday, January 9, 2000.

Harry James Brown

Harry James Brown died at age 74 in Melbourne, FL.

He was born on December 28, 1924 in Bowdoinham, Maine.

He was the son of the late Maxamilla and Carl Brown.

He moved to Cold Sprig as a child where he resided until he entered the military at age 17.

He retired as Staff Sgt. after a 26-year career in the US Army. He was a veteran of World War II and the Korean War.

He is survived by two daughters, Robin and Leshia of Melbourne, FL; a sister, Mrs. Kenneth (Marion) Smith of Daytona, FL; several grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Ernest Amato

Ernest Amato died December 18, 1999 at his home on Fishkill Road, Nelsonville.

Mr. Amato was born in Cold spring on April 18, 1928. He was retired owner of Amato Builders and a lifetime member of the Cold Spring Fire Company.

He is survived by his wife Karin (Hale) Amato; two sons, Jeffrey of Cold Spring and Alex (at home); three daughters, Mary Post of Poughkeepsie; Toniann Sabatini of Kent, NY and Jillian of East Boston, MA; 11 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Also surviving are two brothers, Anthony and Edward of Cold Spring and two sisters, Rose Salvas of Newport Richey, FL and Dolly Metta of Bridgeport, CT.

He was predeceased by two brothers, Frank and Albert Amato and two sisters, Josiphine and Ella.

A Mass was held on December 21, 1999 at Our Lady of Loretto Church, Cold Spring.

Interment was in Cold Spring Cemetery, under the direction of Auchmoody Funeral Homes, Inc.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Cold Spring Fire Company or Hospice of Westchester-Putnam, 100 South Road, Mount Kisco, NY 10546.

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