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“I was very sorry to hear about the death of coach Lotrecchiano. He was not only my football coach but I all so worked for him in the print shop. I...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: Herm Auch - OntarioNY - Student

“I'll never forget him, he was always smiling and I'm proud to say I was a a Putnam Printing employee. My heartfelt condolences to the family. ”
2 of 14 | Posted by: Linnea Edenholm-Ransier - NJ

“Donna and family-I know what a special relationship fathers and daughters have. I was so sorry to learn of your Dad's passing. What a wonderful...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Laurie McGregor Connor - Powell, OH

“Louise & all the family, So sorry to hear of Tom's passing. He was a pillar of the great town of Mahopac & a friend to all. He will be greatly missed...Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: julia anne (simone) erickson - NY

“Sending love and light. Tom was a great friend to the Carney family. My father Joe was a PGA professional at Mahopac GC in the fifties and worked a...Read More »
5 of 14 | Posted by: Patrick Carney - Carlsbad, CA

“We were saddened to hear of the death of Uncle Tom. I will always remember my trips to Mahopac when I was a little girl. Uncle Tom's positive energy...Read More »
6 of 14 | Posted by: Heather Carmona (Charlene Veschi's daughter) - MI

“Condolences to the Lotrecchiano family. Uncle Tom was a great man and an inspiration to be with. ”
7 of 14 | Posted by: Dennis Fulling - Roxbury, CT

“Tom was one of the greatest people you meet in your lifetime. He was a terrific person to be with. He was considerate of everyone he met. Everyone...Read More »
8 of 14 | Posted by: Michael Mc Donough - Carmel

“I have known Tom and his family since 1959.I have not seen Tom for several years since moving to Rhode Island but I will miss him more than words can...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: mario viniello - wakefield, RI

“we are so sorry...know of our prayers and love during this time..John and Ruth Anne ”
10 of 14 | Posted by: Ruth Anne and John Trippe

“Uncle Tom, What a fantastic journey you had between the two eternities! Your smiles and humor will be missed by all who love you. Ricky, Gino, Ralph,...Read More »
11 of 14 | Posted by: Charlene Tiffany - MI - Family

“Truely a great man, role model and gentleman, he will be missed. ”
12 of 14 | Posted by: Neil Brophy - New Orleans, LA

“"CRONKITE" HERE TOM.....TOM WAS AN INSPIRATION TO MANY--FIRST AND FOREMOST HIS FAMILY AND SECONDLY HIS COMMUNITY. TOM AND HIS BROTHER, AL, WERE THE...Read More »
13 of 14 | Posted by: ERIC GROSS - CARMEL, NY - Friend

“As a young boy growing up in Mahopac, I will always remember the family get togethers at Uncle Tom & Aunt Louise's house. Uncle Tom's stories and...Read More »
14 of 14 | Posted by: Peter Bimonte - Fuquay Varina, NC


Tom Lotrecchiano, longtime resident of Mahopac NY, recently of Rhinebeck NY died peacefully December 29, 2016 at the age of 92. He was born to Alfonso and Rose Lotrecchiano on August 20, 1924 in Brooklyn NY and was raised in Brewster NY.

Tom is survived by his beloved wife of 69 years Louise Veschi; they were married on June 8, 1948 in Mahopac NY. He is also survived by his daughters, Diane Holmes and her husband Richard of Sunapee NH, Donna Meyer and her husband Richie of Staatsburg, NY, Lisa O'Neil and her husband John of St. Augustine Fl, his son Tom and his wife Mollie of Raleigh, NC. His grandchildren and great grandchildren were very special to him - Richard Holmes, his wife Kim and their children Thomas and Chloe, Brian Holmes, his wife Johanna and their children Taylor and Ben, Jami Delorenzo and her children, Maci, Howie and Louie, Rick Meyer, his wife Meredith and their son Peyton, Kevin Meyer, Joe O'Neil, Skye O'Neil, John Lotrecchiano, Jessie Lotrecchiano, Grace Lotrecchiano and Thomas Lotrecchiano. Tom came from a very close family, he is survived by his sisters, Lil and her husband Dan of Edina, MN, Anne Folchetti of Edina, MN, Carmela Lotrecchiano of Brookfield, CT and his brother Al and his wife Dimmy of Carmel NY. He was predeceased by his sister Josie Lotrecchiano.

Tom went to High School in Brewster NY where he starred in football, basketball and baseball. He was later inducted into the Hall of Fame. After the attacks in Pearl Harbor, Tom joined the Navy and served in the Pacific in WWII as an electronic technician. After his discharge he attended Ohio Wesleyan University in Delaware, Ohio, where he played fullback on the football team and was captain of the golf team. He was inducted into the OWU Hall of Fame for both of those sports.

After teaching and coaching at Carmel High School, he and his brother Al started Putnam Printing and Lithograph in Mahopac. Putnam Printing was a prominent business in the community. It was truly a family business, rest assured if you were related to Tom or Al and lived in the area you worked at Putnam Printing one time or another. The brothers were named Small Business Persons of the year in 1983 by the US Small Business Administration.

Tom Lotrecchiano was a fixture in the Mahopac community. A member of the Mahopac Golf Club for over 50 years, he was an exceptional golfer with 21 holes in one to his credit. He was a long time Rotarian and past president; president and founder of the Mahopac Chamber of Commerce, he served on the Town of Carmel Planning Board, was a member of the Putnam Hospital Center Board of Directors and a member of the Italian American Club and worked on dozens of civic projects and community fundraising efforts.

Tom, a friend to everyone he met, was a known for his wonderful sense of humor, quick wit and warm smile. He will be missed.

Visiting will be held on Sunday January 1, 2017 from 2-6 pm at Joseph J. Smith Funeral Home in Mahopac. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday January 2, 2017 at 10 am at St. John The Evangelist Church in Mahopac with interment to follow at St. Lawrence Cemetery in Brewster.