Michael DeFelice
Thursday
8
July

Visitation at Funeral Home

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Thursday, July 8, 2021
Smith, Seaman & Quackenbush, Inc. Funeral Homes
117 Maple Avenue
Monroe, New York, United States
Thursday
8
July

Visitation

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday, July 8, 2021
Smith, Seaman & Quackenbush, Inc. Funeral Homes
117 Maple Avenue
Monroe, New York, United States
Friday
9
July

Mass

1:00 pm
Friday, July 9, 2021
St. Patrick's Church
448 Route 32
Highland Mills, New York, United States
Friday
9
July

Final Resting Place

2:00 pm
Friday, July 9, 2021
Cemetery Of The Highlands
634-640 Route 32
Highland Mills, New York, United States

Obituary of Michael J. DeFelice

Michael J. DeFelice May 23, 1944-July 2, 2021 Highland Mills, NY Michael J. DeFelice passed away on Friday, July 2, 2021, at Kaplan Family Hospice Residence in Newburgh, NY. He was 77 years old. Son of the late Anthony and Rose Giangrande DeFelice, he was born on May 23, 1944, in Brooklyn, NY. Michael proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. After his honorable discharge in 1970 he started his career and rose to a 2-Star Chief and Boro Commissioner with the Department of Sanitation, ending his 32 year career as the Director of the Fresh Kills Land Fill in Staten Island, NY. Mike was a past President of the DSNY Holy Name Society and a member of the DSNY Colombian and Emerald Society’s and the DSNY Uniformed Chiefs Association Survivors include his loving wife Helen Valdez DeFelice at home, his children: Anthony DeFelice and his wife, Lisa of New Windsor, NY; and Nicole DeFelice of West Milford, NJ; his siblings: Andrew DeFelice and his wife, Valarie of Highland Mills, NY; and Rosemarie Barnak and her husband, John of Bedminster, NJ; his beloved grandchildren: Ava, Michael, Liliana, and Nicholas, and by several nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held from 2:00 - 4:00 pm and 6:00 – 8:00 pm on Thursday, July 8, 2021, at Smith, Seaman and Quackenbush Funeral Home, 117 Maple Ave., Monroe, NY 1950. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 1:00 pm on Friday, July 9, 2021, at St. Patrick’s Church in Highland Mills, NY. Interment will follow at Cemetery of The Highlands in Highland Mills, NY. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105
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