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“I was so saddened last night to learn that Pete Comvery had passed away. I considered him both a colleague and a friend. My sincere sympathy to his...Read More »
1 of 29 | Posted by: Steven Smith - Churchville, NY

“Pete was my instructor in the WCDOC academy back in 1981. He was a fine instructor and an excellent captain. I will continue to pray for the repose...Read More »
2 of 29 | Posted by: Anthony Rose - Mohegan Lake, NY

“Peter was a good man and he will be missed. He was the first person we met when my wife and I moved to Mahopac on Owen Drive. It was always a side...Read More »
3 of 29 | Posted by: Kevin Burke - Mahopac, NY

“Peter,....we will certainly miss you,...you were a great friend of our nation's military veterans,..Rest In Peace,.......from the entire membership...Read More »
4 of 29 | Posted by: Michael Hartnett - Mahopac, NY

“My condolences to the Convery family. I worked with Peter's wife Luann for many years and through the birth's of all of their children. I was...Read More »
5 of 29 | Posted by: Charlene Linke - New Rochelle, NY

“Prayers to the entire family. ”
6 of 29 | Posted by: Rhonnie Bender - CARMEL, NY

“My sympathies to the family. Pete was a great guy. So sad to hear of his passing. ”
7 of 29 | Posted by: Maureen Daly - Mahopac, NY

“I was so terribly sorry to learn of the passing of my dear childhood friend Peter. Not only did we grow up together but we attended the same college,...Read More »
8 of 29 | Posted by: Frank & Anne Ippolito - Knoxville, TN

“I was shocked to hear of uncle Peter's passing. I really have no words to express how sorry I am. We all know how beautiful of a person he was,...Read More »
9 of 29 | Posted by: Sara Seeloff - Green Island, NY

“It is with great sadness that I heard of Peter's passing. My sincere condolences to Luanne and his family. Peter was a wonderful husband and father...Read More »
10 of 29 | Posted by: Helen LiMarzi - Sarasota, FL

“We are so sorry to hear of Petes passing. We always enjoyed hid friendship and admired his love for his family. Truly a good man who was so proud...Read More »
11 of 29 | Posted by: Kathy Moloney - Charlotte, NC

“Peter was a great man and friend to all who knew him. His colleagues in law enforcement held im in high regard as a respected professional and true...Read More »
12 of 29 | Posted by: Eugene Tumolo - mahopac, NY

“I would like to extend our condolences on behalf of the entire NYC Sheriff's Office to the Convery family. Peter was an incredible person and I am...Read More »
13 of 29 | Posted by: Paul Mulqueen - Putnam Valley, NY

“So sorry to hear of Peter's sudden passing. I worked with him on occasion and found him to be a warm, upstanding, and fine man. He will be missed by...Read More »
14 of 29 | Posted by: Patti Haar - Patterson, NY

“So sorry for your loss Luanne and family.Pete was such a great guy.Enjoyed his company car pooling to Iona in the 70s. Such a genuine human being....Read More »
15 of 29 | Posted by: A friend

“Dear Luanne, Caitlin, Courtney, Kerry, Tara, Connor and family,I am very sorry for your loss. As you know, he was a great man and will be missed by...Read More »
16 of 29 | Posted by: Lisa & Rocco Varbaro (Gozzi) - NY

“Dear Luanne and family,I have know Peter forever, I am so sorry for your loss. He was a remarkable person. My condolences to you children and...Read More »
17 of 29 | Posted by: Nancy DeCarlo - Selkirk, NY

“When I first joined MVFD Peter was one of the first members who welcome me into the department. He was always a true gentleman, always had a kind...Read More »
18 of 29 | Posted by: A friend

“To Luanne and all of Undersheriff Convery's family, friends and colleagues I am sorry for your loss and send prayers to each of you. Peter was a good...Read More »
19 of 29 | Posted by: Doreen Lockwood - Carmel, NY

“Luanne and family - we are so sorry to hear of Pete's passing. Many fond memories of you both. May you all find peace and comfort. Wayne and Elaine...Read More »
20 of 29 | Posted by: Wayne & Elaine Jeffers - NY

“So sorry for your loss, he was truly a wonderful man, husband, father and grandfather. You are all in my prayers.The Locmajian Family ”
21 of 29 | Posted by: Phyllis Locmajian - Mahopac, NY

“We work together many years, always a stand up and dependable guy, Rest in Peace old friend your in my memories and prayers. ”
22 of 29 | Posted by: Raymond J Klein - Palm Beach, FL

“Dear Luanne, Caitlin, Courtney, Kerry, Tara, Connor and family It was with great sadness that I read of the passing of Undersheriff Convery - I...Read More »
23 of 29 | Posted by: Ann Marie Harper - Bradenton, FL

“Luanne, I am very sorry for your loss. Peter was a great man, he will be missed by all. Please know that you and your family are in our prayers. ...Read More »
24 of 29 | Posted by: Anna and Anthony Mirdita - NY

“Luanne, I don't know if you remember me and Patrick Sheehan. We used to spend many summers together on Craig and LouAnn's deck down the street from...Read More »
25 of 29 | Posted by: Laura Watson - Mahopac, NY

“I was so sorry to see this posting on the online news I still get from up north. Peter was a great fire fighter and father. We had a house fire years...Read More »
26 of 29 | Posted by: Janet Breidster - Osprey, FL

“Luanne, I just can't believe it. I am devastated by your and your family's loss. Please know that Joe and I send our love as do your friends at...Read More »
27 of 29 | Posted by: Virginia Constantino - Carmel, NY

“Sorry about Pete's passing. I remember when we were both members of Columbia hose co. in North Tarrytown FD. Pete was a Captain I was his 2nd Lt.Pete...Read More »
28 of 29 | Posted by: Tom Walczak - PA - Friend

“my condolences to peters family . what a great guy he will be missed. heaven has gained another angel. RIP my friend your friends will watch over...Read More »
29 of 29 | Posted by: frank gunn - Mahopac, NY - Friend


Putnam County Undersheriff Peter H. Convery passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday November 15, 2016 at the age of 65. He was born in Tarrytown, NY on January 31, 1951, the son of John and Rose Carolan Convery.

Peter graduated from Sleepy Hollow High School and earned his BA in History from Iona College. He went on to earn his Masters in Public Administration from Pace University and his Masters in Criminal Justice from Long Island University.

Peter started his career in law enforcement with the Westchester County Parkway Police followed by a long career with the Westchester County Department of Corrections where he retired as a captain. In 2002 he began his career as Undersheriff with the Putnam County Sheriff's Department, an office which he held until his untimely passing. He was a member of many law enforcement associations including the NY State Sheriff's Association, Federation of Police, International Association of Chief's of Police, the American Jail Association, the Captains Endowment Association of NYPD, the Westchester County Retiree's Association and the FBI Law Enforcement Executive Development Association. He also served on the board of Counter Terrorism in Zone 3.

Peter was a life member and a past Commissioner of the Mahopac Volunteer Fire Department. He was a former member and Captain of Columbia Hose Co. of the North Tarrytown Volunteer Fire department.

Peter was a parishioner of St. John The Evangelist Church in Mahopac. He was a past President and longtime member of the Lake Mahopac Rotary Club, a life member of Brewster Elks Lodge 2101 and a former member of Hudson Valley Community Services.

On May 28, 1977 he married Luanne Piscitella at St. Barnard's Roman Catholic Church in Cohoes, NY. In addition to Luanne, he is survived by his daughters, Caitlin and her fiancé Rachid Saad, Courtney and her husband Peterson, Kerry and Tara, his son Connor and his wife Kelly, his grandchildren Colin, Isabelle, Peterson Jr. and Jackson, his sister Maureen Beale and her husband Tony, his mother-in-law Edna Piscitella and his sisters-in-law, Janice Demarest and Linda Ortiz. In addition to his nieces and nephews he is survived by Katelyn Murphy Corsitto and her husband Matthew whom he considered as a daughter and whom his children consider as their sister. He was predeceased by his parents, his brother John William Convery and his sister Rosemary Nisco.

Peter will be remembered as a loving and devoted family man, and a man who gave so much of himself to countless others.

Visiting will be held on Saturday November 19, 2016 and Sunday November 20, 2016 from 2-4 & 7-9 pm each day at Joseph J. Smith Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday November 21, 2016 at 10 am at St. John The Evangelist Church, 225 East Lake Blvd., Mahopac, NY. Interment will follow at St. Lawrence Cemetery, Brewster, NY.