Michael D. McAnaw

McAnaw, Michael D.

McAnaw, Michael D., a 16 year resident of Somers, NY, formerly of Brooklyn, died Thursday, May 9, 2013 at Putnam Hospital Center in Carmel, NY.

Mr. McAnaw was born July 23, 1956 in Brooklyn, NY to Michael and Carol Ann (McHugh) McAnaw of Brooklyn, NY. He was graduated from Brooklyn College with a Bachelors of Science.

On October 9, 1988 Michael married Judi Rubin in Cambridge, MA.

Mr. McAnaw was a financial advisor for 20 years, first with the Bank of New York and then most recently with Edward Jones Investments in Somers, NY.

Through the years, Mr. McAnaw took part in many a community organization including past president of the Somers Chamber of Commerce and presently serving as president of the North Salem Chamber of Commerce. He was an honoree of the Somers Education Foundation and active with the Somers Library. Mr. McAnaw was a past board member of the Temple Beth Elohim in Brewster, NY as well as an avid Mets, Rangers and Syracuse basketball fan. He enjoyed the outdoors hiking and kayaking.

Michael's daughters were the center of his life. He enjoyed traveling with them and participating in school events such as Sarah's marching band. He was there to assist Emma with her Gold Award through Girl Scouts as well.

In addition to his parents and his wife of 24 years, Mr. McAnaw is survived by his two children, Sarah and Emma McAnaw, both of Somers; three sisters, Kathleen Feminella of Millburn, NJ, Colleen Russo of Brooklyn, NY and Linda McAnaw McGuinness of Brooklyn, NY; his mother-in-law, Suzanne Rubin of New Bedford, MA. Also 10 nieces and nephews, Carol Grauer, Cassie Russo, John Feminella, James Russo, Jack Rubin, Drew Burke, Josh Rubin, Evan Burke, Veronica McGuinness and Michael McGuinness.

A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, May 14, 2013 11:00AM at Temple Beth Elohim, 31 Mt. Ebo Rd. N., Brewster, NY. Interment following at King David Cemetery, Putnam Valley, NY. Beecher Funeral Home, 1 Putnam Avenue, Brewster, NY will be assisting with the funeral arrangements. www.beecherfuneralhome.com

Contributions in Michael's memory may be made to Temple Beth Elohim Butterfly Garden, 31 Mt. Ebo Rd. North, Brewster, NY 10509 AND/OR Somers Education Foundation, PO Box 401, Somers, NY 10589 AND/OR Stephanie Crispinelli Humanitarian Fund, C/O Westchester Community Foundation, 200 North Central Ave. South, Suite 310, Hartsdale, NY 10530.

Mr. McAnaw's family will be sitting Shiva on Tuesday afternoon following the funeral services and on Wednesday and Thursday from 2:00pm to 8:00pm.

Funeral Home

Beecher Funeral Home
1 Putnam Ave Brewster, NY 10509
(845) 279-3615

Published in the The Journal News on May 12, 2013