Joan Garofalo

Obituary of Joan Garofalo

  Joan (Diamond) Garofalo, 92, died peacefully at home, Wednesday, November 13th 2019.

  Born in Kingston to Louise and Charles Diamond in 1927, she is survived by: a daughter, Lisa and her husband Tony Ottman; a son, Marc Gallagher and his wife Susan; a brother, Henry Diamond of Florida; grandchildren, Liam, David, and MaryEllen,as well as many nieces and nephews.

  Joan was predeceased by her loving husband, Ralph (Firp) Garofalo and siblings: Dorothy Ortlieb, Donald, Jack, Charles, Edward, Mary Kennelly, Gertrude Gallagher and Francis.

  Joan, a home maker, was a lifelong parishioner of St. Peter’s Church.

  She was a seamstress for Manhattan Shirt Factory many years ago and also an employee of the Daily Freeman until her retirement. 

  In Lieu of flowers, donations to Hudson Valley Hospice Foundation, 374 Violet Avenue, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601, in Joan’s name would be appreciated.

  Visiting hours will be held on Saturday, November 23, 2019, at the at the Henry J Bruck Funeral Home, 261 Broadway, Kingston, NY between 12:00 noon and 2:00 pm, followed by her funeral service. She will be laid to rest alongside her husband on Monday at St. Peter’s Cemetery in Kingston.

 

 

 

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Saturday
23
November

Visitation

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Saturday, November 23, 2019
Henry J. Bruck Funeral Home
261 Broadway
Kingston, New York, United States
845 331-0370
Saturday
23
November

Funeral Service

2:00 pm
Saturday, November 23, 2019
Henry J. Bruck Funeral Home
261 Broadway
Kingston, New York, United States
845 331-0370

Burial

will take place on Monday at St. Peter's Cemetery in Kingston, NY