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Obituary for Katherine Gualtieri (Scimeca)

Katherine  Gualtieri (Scimeca)
Katherine (Scimeca) Gualtieri, 96, former longtime resident of Broadway, Ulster Park, died Tuesday morning, December 26th, 2017 at Ten Broeck Commons, Lake Katrine.

Katherine was born in Highland, New York on September 14th, 1921, a daughter of the late Salvatore and Josephine (Realmuto) Scimeca.

On November 22, 1953 she married James Gualtieri, who died in 1989. She was a devoted, loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She was always there to attend grandchildren's ballgames to cheer them on. She attended their school activities and drove them here and there. She grew into being an avid NY Yankee fan. Her fondest past times were growing and selling her prized homegrown tomatoes and nurturing her rose garden.

She is survived by one son: Jim Gualtieri, and his wife Gina, of Port Ewen, Fran Tiano, and her husband Marco, of Ulster Park, two brothers, Peter Scimeca of Clintondale, and Salvatore Scimeca Jr., of New Paltz, three grandchildren: Jimmy Gualtieri, and his wife Diane, of Kingston, Krystina Gualtieri of Albany, and Marisa Tiano-Doland, and her husband Russell, of Ulster Park, and one great-grandson, James Richard Gualtieri. Many nieces and nephews also survive.

She is predeceased by sisters, Dorothy Anderson, Minnie Ligotino, and Rose Walker and one brother, Dominick Scimeca.

The service will be held 6:30 pm on Friday, December 29th, at the Gilpatric-VanVliet Funeral Home, 339 Broadway, Ulster Park, Town of Esopus, the Rev. Robert Bubel will officiate.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home prior to the service on Friday, from 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm.

Cremation will be held at Wiltwyck Crematory. Inurnment in the family plot in the spring at St. Mary's Cemetery will be private at the discretion of the family.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests indoor plants for loved ones to take home and nurture in memory of Katherine, or a contribution in her memory to either: Ten Broeck Activities Fund, One Commons Drive, Lake Katrine, NY 12449 or American Cancer Society, 121 Executive Drive, Suite 200, New Windsor, NY 12553

The family would like to thank the staff of the Esopus Unit at Ten Broeck Commons for the compassionate and wonderful care provided to Katherine.

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