Madeline M. Esposito
Simpson-Hammerl Funeral Home
411 Albany Ave
Kingston, NY
Madeline M. Esposito ROSENDALE-Madeline M. Esposito, 91, a long time resident of Rosendale, died Sunday, April 13, 2014 at Ten Broeck Commons. Born in Wayne, Ohio, she was a daughter of the late Pasquale and Johanna Frescura Tabacchi. Madeline was a 1940 graduate of New Paltz High School where she was Valedictorian of her class and the Apple Blossom Queen. She and her late husband Joe built many housing developments, commercial buildings and the summer resort Sportsmans Park, which is now the Rosendale Recreation Facility. Madeline was an avid reader, who had a great memory, was compassionate, caring and showed kindness towards others. She is survived by her son Joseph A. Esposito and his wife Rose of Venice, Fla., a sister, Gloria Alteri of Saugerties, four grandchildren, Stacy Guglielmi and her husband Alberto, Matthew Gorman, Madeline Esposito and Samara Esposito. One great-grandson, Remy Podes, one niece, Valerie, one nephew Vinny, great nieces, Lindsay and Ashley and great-nephew, Daniel, also survive. Madeline was predeceased by her husband of 52 years, Joseph J. Esposito, whom she married on June 25, 1944 and a beloved uncle, John Piccin. Madeline will be reposing at the Simpson-Gaus Funeral Home, 411 Albany Ave on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 from 4 to 8 p.m. A Funeral Service will be conducted on Wednesday at 10 a.m. at the funeral home. Entombment will follow in Wiltwyck Mausoleum. The family requests that memorial donations be made to the Rosendale Pool Restoration Project, 424 Main St., Rosendale, N.Y. 12472. Online condolences may be sent to the family of Rose by visiting
Published by the Daily Freeman from Apr. 14 to Apr. 15, 2014.
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I still think of Madeline often. As if I could go to her room at TBC and she would still be there. She will be forever in my heart.
Kathy Dundorf
April 9, 2015
Joe and Rose, My condolences to you and the family. I so enjoyed my time with Madeline when she was on SWH. May she rest in peace.
Laurie Gardner
June 1, 2014
Madeline will be miss dearly, I grew very attached to her over time while taking care of her at tbc... She was always very sweet and always told me how she prayed for me and my family... I loved her very much and I miss her everyday... She was one of a kind and I am so blessed to have known her and take care of her... I know I have a very special angel watching over me now...
Vinessa LaLima
April 28, 2014
Madeline will be remembered by so many of the staff at Ten Broeck Commons. She was a very special woman, and I miss her deeply.
Kathy Dundorf
April 23, 2014
Joe, so sorry to hear about your Mother, she was a wonderful person and I will always remember her.
Tom McGuire
April 21, 2014
I will all ways think of Aunt Madeline with nothing less than the fondest of memories.

Pete Morelli
Pete Morelli
April 17, 2014
Dear Joe and family my heart goes out to all of you. Aunt Madeline became my God Mother when I took my First Holy Communion . So many good memories I have during holidays or when the men got together for a good ole card game. I will treasure my time with her for ever. She truly is one of God finest Angels. My Love to you all. Catherine Morelli.
Catherine Morelli
April 16, 2014
Joe,Rose @family
I am heart broken, I just found out. Skip,Joe & I had many good times with your mom @ dad.We loved them. She is now with her beloved Joe.
Please know my thoughts and prayers are with all of you.
Susan Aiello
April 16, 2014
Dearest Madeline was like a grandmother to me and a great-grandmother to my boys, Brandon & Devin. We loved her very much! She was such a compassionate, extraordinary women and a very dear friend to myself and my family. She will always remain in our heart forever!
Heather Truong
April 14, 2014
Joseph,sorry to hear of your mothers passing,she was a lovly person.
paula Lazzaro
April 14, 2014
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