Andrew J. Panessa, Jr.

  • Born: November 12, 1950
  • Died: September 15, 2017
  • Location: Mahopac, New York

Joseph J Smith Funeral Home Inc

692 US 6
Mahopac, NY 10541

Tel. (845) 621-1992

Tribute & Message From The Family

Andrew J. Panessa, Jr. of Mahopac passed away on Friday, September 15, 2017 at the age of 66. He was born in Yonkers, NY on November 12, 1950, the son of Andrew and Evelyn(LaVista) Panessa. Andy was a retired detective of the New Rochelle Police Department.

Andy is survived by his wife Cindy, his daughter Cynthia McGraw, his son Andrew and his wife Ashley, his brother Frank, and his grandchildren Michael, Christopher, Erik, and Ryan. He was predeceased by his brother Bart.

Friends and family are welcome to attend a visitation on Monday, September 18th from 4-8 PM at the Joseph J. Smith Funeral Home in Mahopac, NY. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, September 19th at 10AM at St. John The Evangelist Church in Mahopac. Interment will follow at Rose Hill Memorial Park in Putnam Valley.

In lieu of flowers, please make memorial contributions in his name to The National Kidney Foundation,


Condolence & Memory Journal

So sorry to hear of Andy's passing. Marty and Andy had some good times at Celia Dill. They are together again. G-d bless them both.

Posted by WANDA LITSKY - Carmel, NY - Acquaintance   November 11, 2017

Celebration of a life well lived..

You will be missed Andy by all who knew you. I know you are at home now, away from pain & suffering.

I prayed that Mary Kay & Jeff met you at the gates of heaven.


Posted by Frank Rabbito - Naples, FL - Friend   September 22, 2017


To My Good Friend Andy:
You will truly be missed by Me and my Family. We had many Great laughs, "God Speed "My FRIEND.

Posted by Pat Spatafore - Somers, NY - Friend   September 20, 2017

Please accept my sincere condolences for the entire family at this time.

Posted by AnnMarie Turner - Newburgh, NY - Friend   September 19, 2017

So sorry for your loss.

Posted by Charles Speare - Mount Kisco, NY - Coworker   September 18, 2017

So sad to hear of Andy's passing. Remember all the good times we shared - sending prayers and a big hug to you and your family.
- Mary & Guy Ippolito

Posted by Mary Ippolito - Charlestown, RI   September 18, 2017

So sorry for your loss. I will keep you in my prayers.

Posted by Audrey Budzienski - Carmel, NY - Friend   September 18, 2017

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

Posted by J    September 18, 2017

Sorry for your loss.

Posted by Amanda Cellai - Coworker   September 17, 2017

So sorry to hear of your loss. Our condolences. The McGraw's

Posted by Karin McGraw - Newburgh, NY   September 17, 2017