Philipstown Obituaries

Sally Donoghue

Sally Donoghue (1919-2017)

Sally V. Donoghue, 98, of Cold Spring, died Nov. 25, 2017, at home.

Born Sept. 18, 1919, in New York City, she was the daughter of Vincenzo and Maria Valinoti.

Sally worked for many years for the City of Yonkers Assessor’s Office. She was a member of Philipstown Seniors and Our Lady of Loretto.

She is survived by her daughter Sallyann Gerelli (Al) of Cold Spring; her grandchildren Donn Gerelli and Gregg Gerelli (Deborah), and her great-grandchildren Gregg Gerelli Jr. and Elizabeth Gerelli. She also is survived by her brother, Vincent Valinoti (Sylvia) and her sister-in-law, Micki Valinoti.

Friends may call Nov. 29 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Clinton Funeral Home, 21 Parrott St., in Cold Spring.  A graveside service will be held on Nov. 30 at 1 p.m. at St. John’s Cemetery in Queens.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital (

Constance Duncan (1929-2017)

Constance Duncan, 88, of Cold Spring, died Nov. 25, 2017.

She was born May 21, 1929. A funeral mass will be held Nov. 29 at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Loretto in Cold Spring, with internment to follow at St. Joseph’s Cemetery in Yonkers.

Mabel Smith (1924-2017)

Agnes “Mabel” Grabania Smith, 93, of Cold Spring, died Nov. 15, 2017, surrounded by her family.

She was born July 29, 1924. A longtime Yankees fan, she is survived by her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Funeral services were private.

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