September 10, 1947 ~ November 28, 2015
Lopresti, Claudia of Pine Plains, formally from Wappingers Falls, passed away peacefully in the arms of the Lord with her family at her side on November 28, 2015 at home. She was 68.
Born September 10, 1947 in Mt. Kisco, she was the daughter of the late Roswell and Martha Johnson.
Claudia grew up in Elmsford, NY with her father, stepmother Lillian and her siblings. Claudia spent the last 28 years until retiring working for VA Hudson Valley HCS, Castle Point, NY. Over the years she went from Nursing to Administration. The Veterans were her second family. She accepted the position of office manager in the Pine Plains VA CBOC working with the veterans. She always tried to make the veterans feel special.
She dedicated her life to helping others and family meant everything to her and she loved her grandchildren and great grandchildren with all of her heart.
Claudia is survived by her son and four daughters, Neil and Roberta Lynch of NJ, Maria and Ricky Fonteneou of Beacon, Deborah Lynch Cruz and her husband Alex of Pine Plains, Elizabeth and Tyrone Roberts of Georgia, and Randi Johnson of Pine Plains, she was the proud grandmother of 22 Grand children and 2 great grand children. Her sister Rosalind and her husband Jim of Idaho, and her brother George of Wisconsin, two stepsons, Michael Palmaffy and John Palmaffy.
Claudia was predeceased by, her parents, stepmother Lillian, her husband Joseph, her son Anthony, her brother Lorrin, and her sister Sandy.
A memorial visitation will be held Saturday, December 5, 2015 from 1:00 to 4:00 PM at Libby Funeral Home, Inc. 55 Teller Ave. Beacon, NY, where, at 4:00 PM a memorial service will be held.
She believe’s that families are God’s precious gift. In Lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Fisher House Foundation PO Box 97229 Washington, DC 20077-7804 or to The Grace Smith House 1 Brookside Ave. Poughkeepsie, NY 12601.
Date Of Service
Saturday, December 5, 2015 from 1:00 to 4:00 PM
Location Of Service
Libby Funeral Home, Inc. 55 Teller Ave. Beacon, NY