Obituaries

Joseph Guarnieri
B: 1938-08-23
D: 2018-06-18
View Details
Guarnieri , Joseph
Peter Tartaglione
B: 1947-09-15
D: 2018-06-18
View Details
Tartaglione, Peter
Ruth Lauritsen
B: 1913-10-12
D: 2018-06-14
View Details
Lauritsen, Ruth
Deborah Gurski
B: 1952-03-27
D: 2018-06-13
View Details
Gurski, Deborah
Patrick O'Dea
B: 1927-12-02
D: 2018-06-12
View Details
O'Dea, Patrick
Margaret Atkinson
B: 1921-02-25
D: 2018-06-10
View Details
Atkinson, Margaret
Alma Martinez
B: 1936-01-30
D: 2018-06-09
View Details
Martinez, Alma
Ralph Cilento
B: 1944-07-21
D: 2018-06-09
View Details
Cilento, Ralph
Joseph Frenze
B: 1949-03-14
D: 2018-06-09
View Details
Frenze, Joseph
Morton Bolson
B: 1926-12-12
D: 2018-06-07
View Details
Bolson, Morton
Willi Brenner
B: 1930-12-19
D: 2018-06-06
View Details
Brenner, Willi
Irma Cannon
B: 1932-09-01
D: 2018-06-06
View Details
Cannon, Irma
David Furick
B: 1980-06-02
D: 2018-06-05
View Details
Furick, David
Idella Warga
B: 1915-08-22
D: 2018-06-05
View Details
Warga, Idella
John Peduto
B: 1947-08-05
D: 2018-06-04
View Details
Peduto, John
Satnarine Thackurdeen
B: 1959-08-19
D: 2018-06-03
View Details
Thackurdeen, Satnarine
Margaret Minelli
B: 1944-03-12
D: 2018-06-03
View Details
Minelli, Margaret
Philip Margiasso
B: 1931-03-01
D: 2018-06-01
View Details
Margiasso, Philip
Angelina Vetrano
B: 1924-06-06
D: 2018-05-31
View Details
Vetrano, Angelina
L. Jane Schlick
B: 1928-11-26
D: 2018-05-31
View Details
Schlick, L. Jane
Manuel Amorim
B: 1955-12-09
D: 2018-05-30
View Details
Amorim, Manuel

Search

Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
895 Route 82
P.O. Box A
Hopewell Junction, NY 12533
Phone: 845-221-2000
Fax: 845-227-1862

The Memorial Candle Program has been designed to help offset the costs associated with the hosting this Tribute Website in perpetuity. Through the lighting of a memorial candle, your thoughtful gesture will be recorded in the Book of Memories and the proceeds will go directly towards helping ensure that the family and friends of John Caulfield can continue to memorialize, re-visit, interact with each other and enhance this tribute for future generations.

Thank you.

Cancel
Select Candle

Obituary for John Caulfield

John J. Caulfield, a Fishkill resident since 1963, formerly of Queens, NY, Norristown, PA, Tulsa, OK, and Cincinatti, OH, died on Monday, January 1, 2018 at Mount Sinai – Beth Israel Hospital in Manhattan. He was 87.

Son of the late James J. and Helena (Counihan) Caulfield, he was born in Queens on December 18, 1930. In 1950, he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force and served during the Korean Conflict. At the time of his honorable discharge, he had achieved the rank of Staff Sergeant. Following his service, he enrolled in the Academy of Aeronautics (Queens) and earned a degree in Aeronautical Engineering. John later attended Union College (Schenectady) and received a bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering. For 30 years, he worked for I.B.M. at their facility in East Fishkill. He retired in 1992 as Advisory Engineer.

He was a member of the V.F.W. Chapter # 1248 in Fishkill and also belonged to the Disabled American Veterans organization at Castle Point. John held federal licenses to operate aircraft and supervise power plant operations. He was a member of St. Mary, Mother of the Church in Fishkill, where he volunteered as a C.C.D. teacher for many years. He also enjoyed writing and was a published author.

On June 17, 1961, he married Eula Jeanne O’Bryant at Saints Peter & Paul Church in Norwood, OH. Jeanne predeceased him just recently on November 8, 2017.
Survivors include his daughter, Peggy Tierney & her husband Charles of Fishkill; his daughter, Susan Caulfield, of Fishkill; his son, Joseph Caulfield & his wife Danae of North Carolina; his grandchildren, Brittany Burton & her husband Julian, Samuel Caulfield & his fiancé Laura, Caleb Caulfield, Patrick Tierney, Timothy Tierney, and Maggie Tierney; his sister, Mary Gorman & her husband Michael of Nevada; several nieces and nephews, and many other relatives & friends.

In addition to his wife and parents, John was also predeceased by three siblings, Hugh J. Caulfield, Helen Moore, and James Caulfield.

Calling hours will be from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday, January 5 at the McHoul Funeral Home of Fishkill, Inc., 1089 Main Street, Fishkill. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10 a.m. on Saturday, January 6 at St. Mary, Mother of the Church, 106 Jackson Street, Fishkill. Interment will follow at Fishkill Rural Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Disabled American Veterans, P.O. Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH 45250.

For directions and online tributes, please visit John’s Book of Memories at www.mchoulfuneralhome.com.
Order Flowers
Recently Shared Condolences
Recently Lit Memorial Candles
Recently Shared Stories
Recently Shared Photos