2012-05-30 / Obituaries

Salvatore ‘Tootie’ Frisenda

Salvatore R. “Tootie” Frisenda , age 80, of Cold Spring, NY, died on Tuesday, May 22, 2012, at his residence.

Born in Cold Spring on June 19, 1931 he was the son of the late Rosario and Giuseppina (Dipone) Frisenda. He was the widower of the late Jean Ellen (Sutton) Frisenda, who predeceased him in 1994.

Mr. Frisenda, “Tootie,” as he was know by most, was a retired Mechanical Foreman for Metro-North Railroad in Croton-on-Hudson, retiring in 2000. He was a parishioner of Our Lady of Loretto Church, Loretto Council # 536 Knights of Columbus, and Ex-Chief of Cold Spring Fire Company # 1.

Tootie always believed in living life to the fullest, whether he was swinging a driver on the first tee or racking up the strikes at the bowling alley. He loved to travel with his family, visiting Europe and seeing the beautiful sights of the United States.

Survivors include his daughter Debra A. Christiana and her husband, William, of Gaylordsville, Ct.; one brother, Joseph Frisenda and his wife, Jean, of Cold Spring; and three grandchildren, Matthew, Alex and Ellen. Several nieces and nephews also survive. Predeceasing him were two sisters, Santa Huston and Florence Weise.

A Mass of Christian Burial was offered at 10a.m. on Saturday, May 26, 2012, at Our Lady of Loretto Church 24 Fair Street Cold Spring.

Burial in Cold Spring Cemetery followed.

The family received their friends at the Clinton Funeral Home Corner of Parrott and Pine Streets (21 Parrott Street) Cold Spring, on Friday, May 25th.

In lieu of flowers contributions have been requested for Our Lady of Loretto Church 24 Fair Street Cold Spring, NY 10516.

Funeral arrangements were under the direction of the Clinton Funeral Home, Cold Spring, NY.

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