Paul G. Scagnelli
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Newburgh, NY - Paul G. Scagnelli, of Newburgh, previous owner of Paul's Motors in Poughkeepsie and a 65 year resident of the area, entered into rest on Monday, February 11, 2013 in Wingate at Ulster. He was 84.
Son of the late Luigi and Elizabeth (Piccoli) Scagnelli, he was born December 9, 1928 in Bronx, NY. He married Jane Eisloeffel Scagnelli on March 15, 1953 in Grace United Methodist Church in Newburgh. Jane survives at home.
Paul proudly served his country in the US Army during the Korean War. He was a member of Grace United Methodist Church, Balmville Grange No. 982, and Goodfellowship Dartball League for over 40 years. Paul was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, son, brother and uncle. He was always supportive of everyone and saw the best in people. He enjoyed traveling with family and dear friends to many countries around the world as well as our own country. He had a tremendous love for family and friends, and he will be sorely missed by all who loved him.
Survivors include his beloved wife, Jane, at home; two daughters, Paula Esposito and husband John of Wallkill and Carol Rickles of Katonah; two sons, Daniel Scagnelli and Wife Jody of Clinton Corners and Dean Scagnelli and wife Susan of New Paltz; two sisters, Mary Williams of West Milford, NJ and Rita Timperio and husband Albert of Highland; two sisters-in-law, Ida Scagnelli of Poughkeepsie and Louise Copeletti and husband Rudy of Newburgh; grandchildren, Christopher Esposito and wife Meghan, Steven Esposito, Eric Scagnelli, Kevin Scagnelli, Kyle Scagnelli, Melanie Rickles, Peter Scagnelli, Emma Scagnelli, and Zachary Angelone; great-granddaughter, Taylor Esposito; and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his sister, Theresa Cantori, and his twin brother, Peter Scagnelli.
Visitation will be held from 4-8 pm on Wednesday, February 13, at Brooks Funeral Home, 481 Gidney Ave., Newburgh. A Funeral Service will be held at 9:30 am on Thursday, February 14 at Grace United Methodist Church, Newburgh. Entombment will follow in Cedar Hill Mausoleum, Newburgh.
The family would like to thank the staff on the second floor of Wingate at Ulster for the kind and loving care extended to Paul during his stay.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Grace United Methodist Church, 468 Broadway, Newburgh, NY 12550.
To send a personal condolence or further information, please call 845-561-8300 or visit www.Brooksfh.com.
Published in the Poughkeepsie Journal on Feb. 13, 2013