Anthony J. Kressevich
May 25, 1935-January 24, 2019
Highland Mills, New York
Anthony J. Kressevich passed away Thursday, January 24 2019 at Orange Regional Medical Center in Wallkill, NY. He was 83 years old. Son of the late Anthony and Teresa Kressevich, he was born May 25, 1935 in Brooklyn, NY.
Tony proudly served the US Army from 1958-1960. He attended St. John's University and went on to work for NYPD. He ultimately worked the Harbor Patrol in City Island, NY. He was a founding member of the NYPD Scuba Unit and a member of the Bent Wheel Club with NYPD. Anthony worked as a local builder, realtor, and insurance agent. He was a parishioner of St. Patrick's Church in Highland Mills and a life time member of Knights of Columbus. Anthony was a proud member of RSVP, who had been formally trained as a hobo/clown. For 11 years Tony visited people in hospitals to boost their spirits. He is predeceased by his wife, Gloria J. Kressevich, and his identical twin brother, Emil Kressevich.
Survivors include his son, Anthony Kressevich and his wife Lori of Campbell Hall, NY, his daughter, Karen Lee Powers and her husband Matthew of Highland Mills, NY; Tony's sister: Helen Locurto, formerly of E. Northport , NY; and 5 grandchildren: Sean, Casey, Samantha, Anthony, and Alexandra
Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Monday, January 28th at Smith, Seaman & Quackenbush, Inc. Funeral Home, 117 Maple Avenue, Monroe, NY 10950. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January 29th at St. Patricks' Church, 448 Route 32, Highland Mills, NY. Interment will follow at Cemetery of The Highlands, Highland Mills, NY.
Memorial contributions may be made to Smile Train, PO Box 96231, Washington, D.C. 20090-6231 or smiletrain.org