Philipstown Obituaries

Angie D’Amato

Angie D’Amato (1926-2018)

Angelina D’Amato, 91, of Cold Spring, died March 19, 2018, surrounded by her family.

Angie was born April 11, 1926, at home in Jersey City to Philip and Maria (Reale) Percacciolo. The family moved to Cold Spring in 1937, where her father opened a cobbler and shoe repair business on Main Street. Angelina graduated from Haldane High School in 1943. One of her fondest memories was playing the clarinet with the Haldane Band at the 1939 World’s Fair in New York. After graduation, Angelina attended the Peekskill Business School.

Angie worked outside the home long before it was commonplace for women to do so. After high school, she worked at Selleck’s Law Office on Main Street in Cold Spring. During World War II, she helped with the war effort by working in a rubber factory in Beacon that manufactured life rafts, for the Selective Service at Whitehall Place, and at West Point.

On Nov. 24, 1946, she married Antonio “Tony” D’Amato at Our Lady of Loretto, where she was a parishioner and a member of the Catholic Daughters. Later, Angie was employed in the butcher department at the Grand Union in Cold Spring. In the early 1960s Angie began working as a clerk at the U.S Post Office on Main Street, a career that spanned more than 30 years and made her well known through the Philipstown area.

She is survived by her sons, Anthony D’Amato (Cynthia) of Hopewell Junction and Philip D’Amato (Patricia) of Nelsonville; her grandchildren Maria D’Amato of Beacon and Philip James D’Amato (Melissa) of Norwalk, Connecticut; and a sister, Mary Massara of Fairfax, Virginia.

Calling hours will be held on Thursday, March 22, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Clinton Funeral Home, 21 Parrott St. in Cold Spring. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, March 23, at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Loretto, 24 Fair St., Cold Spring, with interment at Cold Spring Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Cold Spring Fire Company No. 1, 152 Main St., Cold Spring, NY 10516 or the Philipstown Volunteer Ambulance Corps, 14 Cedar St., Cold Spring, NY 10516

Lois Sutton

Lois Sutton (1933-2018)

Lois M. Sutton, 85, of Cold Spring, died March 18, 2018, at Sharon Health Care in Sharon, Connecticut.

Born Jan. 15, 1933, in Cold Spring, she was the daughter of George and Carla (Drendge) Tierney. In 1954 Lois married Arthur J. Sutton, who died in 2008.

Lois was a Eucharistic Minister and a former trustee of Our Lady of Loretto Church, a member of the Putnam County Historical Society and a past member of the Highlands Garden Club. She was active in Boujicans Art Gallery and a member of the Ladies Golf League.

She is survived by her sons, Arthur J. Sutton Jr. (Susan) of Hopewell Junction and David J. Sutton of Poughkeepsie; her grandchildren Karla Anderson (Scott) and AJ Sutton III (fiancé Janine Gallois), a great-granddaughter, Penelope Anderson, and a sister, Claire Costello.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday, March 22, at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Loretto in Cold Spring, with interment at Cold Spring Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Our Lady of Loretto, 24 Fair St., Cold Spring, NY 10516.

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