Michael (Mickey) Anthony Orsini
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New York - Orsini, Michael (Mickey) Anthony of New York, NY, and Ft. Lauderdale, FL, formerly of Beacon, entered into rest Thursday, March 13, 2014 at Bellevue Hospital, Haven Hospice Care, New York, NY, with his sister and partner by his side, following a seven month courageous fight with cancer. He was 76.
Born on Easter Sunday, March 28, 1937 in Newburgh, NY, he was the son of the late Michael J. and Lucy R. Iannone Orsini.
Michael was an Interior Designer and Owner of Levithan/Orsini Inc., Manhattan, NY. He was a graduate of Parsons School of Design, and received his Bachelor's Degree from New York University, he was a member of St. Joachim's Church, Beacon and a past Board Member of The American Society of Interior Designer's. Michael loved the Opera and held season tickets for the Metropolitan Opera and also enjoyed attending Broadway Shows.
Survivors include, his sister, Nina and her husband James Cahill of Beacon, his partner, Brian Crede of New York City, a niece, Michele Cahill of Beacon, two nephews, Eric Cahill of New Windsor, and James Cahill and his wife Ann of Washington, DC., his four aunts, Sue Butwell, Mary Calaluca, Helen Iannone and Susan Wright, great nieces and nephews and great great niece and nephew, as well as many cousins.
He was predeceased by his sister, Mary Orsini-Hoyt in 1985.
Visitation will be held Monday, March 17, 2014 from 5:00 to 8:00 pm at Libby Funeral Home, Inc. 55 Teller Ave. Beacon, NY.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered, Tuesday, March 18, at 10:00 am at St. Joachim's Catholic Church 61 Leonard St. Beacon, NY.
Interment will follow in St. Joachim's Cemetery, Beacon, NY.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Joachim's - St. John's Church 2 Oak St. Beacon, NY 12508 or to ARF 60 Simmons Lane, Beacon, NY 12508.
Arrangements are under the direction of Jarett D. Quick at Libby Funeral Home, Inc. 55 Teller Ave. Beacon, NY 12508 (845) 831-0179.
Libby Funeral Home Inc
55 Teller Ave
Beacon, NY 12508
Published in the Poughkeepsie Journal on Mar. 16, 2014