2009-04-15 / Obituaries

John E. Petacchi

John E. Petacchi, age 83, of Philipstown, died on Wednesday, April 8, 2009 at Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie.

Born June 23, 1925 in Bronx, NY, he was the son of the late John D. and Mary (Lena) Petacchi.

Mr. Petacchi was a retired truck driver with local #256 in Elmsford, NY.

He is survived by his wife, Karen A. (Salmonson) Petacchi of the home address; one son, John Petacchi of Staatsburg, NY; four daughters, Erica Kim of Fairfax, VA, Mary Petacchi of Kingston, NY, Karen Phillips

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Petacchi of New Windsor, NY. One brother, Donald V. Petacchi of Hobart, NY, and two sisters, Vilma DiBenedatto of Arlington, VA, and Marietna Mascolo of Great Falls, VA, and five grandchildren also survive him.

A Memorial Service will be held at 10am on Saturday, April 11 at Clinton Funeral Home, Cnr. of Parrott & Pine Sts (21 Parrott St) Cold Spring. Friends may call on Saturday from 9- 10am at Clinton Funeral Home. Donations, in lieu of flowers, may be made in Mr. Petacchi's name to the Memorial Sloan- Kettering Cancer Center, Development Office, PO Box 27106, New York, NY 10087- 7106 or online at www.mskcc.org.

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