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Slate Hill, NY
George Guido Pepe of Slate Hill NY, died on Monday February 1 at home. He was 85.
The son of the late Stefano and Ralphaela Ressa Pepe, he was born on February 26, 1924 in Corona, New York. He proudly served as a Master Sargeant in the U.S. Army during World War II. He met Antoinette Salvucci while they both worked in Macy's Herald Square, and they married on April 10, 1938. George was a past President of the Holy Name Society, a member of the Knights of Columbus, the 50 Plus Club of Hemlock Farms, PA and a Cub Master. He was formerly a member of St. John Neuman Church in Pennsylvania and currently a member of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church in Middletown.
George is survived by his loving wife, Antoinette at home; three daughters, Georgette Timmerman, Barbara Pepe and her husband Tom Higgins, and Lynne Cook and her husband Mike Anton; one son Richard and his wife Christine of Apex, NC; brother Stephen and his wife Natalie of Flushing; grandchildren, Rich and Tara Pepe, Adam Timmerman, his primary caregiver, Erich Timmerman, Clifford Cook IV, Kimberly Cook, Melissa Pepe, Rebecca Pepe, Angela Pepe and Richard Pepe, and three great-grandchildren, Brian, Kevin and Alex Pepe.
Visitation hours are from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 pm on Wednesday, February 3, 2010 at Applebee-McPhillips Funeral Home, Inc, 130 Highland Avenue, Middletown, NY 10940. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 am on Thursday, February 4, 2010 at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, 90 Euclid Avenue, Middletown, NY. Burial with military honors will take place in Orange County Veterans Cemetery , 111 Craigville Road, Goshen, NY 10924.
Funeral arrangements under the direction of Applebee-McPhillips Funeral Home.
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