Peter J. Kafalas

Kafalas, Peter J.

Peter J. Kafalas, 86, of Mahopac, NY, formerly of Flushing, NY and Woonsocket, RI died peacefully on February 25, 2014 surrounded by his loving family. Peter was born on May 22, 1927 to Harry and Marion (Guerin) in Woonsocket, RI. Peter proudly served his country during WWII in the United States Navy. On Sept. 4, 1948, Peter married the love of his life, Veronica Ann Graber in Woonsocket RI. Survived by his loving daughter Illena Kafalas-Mills, son-in-law James Mills, sister Mary Lambert Vojnovich and Grand Dog George. Predeceased by his beloved wife, Veronica, two brothers Constant and George and three sisters, Andrea Anger, Sophia Cowles, and Janet Bibeault, all of Rhode Island. Peter was an environmentalist and care giver who loved his animals. A memorial visitation will be held on Friday, March 7, 2014 from 3 to 6 pm at Cargain Funeral Home. A memorial Mass will be held on Saturday, March 8, 2014 at 10:00 am at St. Johns the Evangelist RC Church. Interment will follow at Rose Hills Memorial Park Cemetery. The family requests, in lieu of flowers, that donations in Peter's memory be directed to The Putnam Humane Society, POB 297, Carmel, NY 10512. (

Cargain Funeral Homes, Inc.

418 Route Six

Mahopac, NY 10541

(845) 628-5655

Funeral Home

Cargain Funeral Homes Inc. - Mahopac
418 US Route 6  Mahopac, NY 10541
(845) 628-5655

Published in the The Journal News on Mar. 1, 2014