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Philomena J. 'Fanny' Kane

November 14, 1930 October 22, 2018
Philomena J. 'Fanny' Kane
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Staatsburg - Philomena J. Kane, 87, affectionately known as ‘Fanny’, died peacefully on Monday, October 22, 2018 at her daughter’s home in Staatsburg with her family by her side. She was a lifelong area resident.
Born on November 14, 1930, in Wappingers Falls, she was the daughter of the late Frank Paonessa and Mary Lizzi Paonessa.
Mrs. Kane was a school bus driver for the Arlington School District for 20 years until her retirement.
In her free time, Fanny loved fishing, bowling, bird watching (especially hummingbirds), woodworking, and doing word puzzles.
Survivors include her six children, Frank Kane and wife, Deb, of Hyde Park, June DeLucca and husband, Michael, of Staatsburg, Charles Kane and wife, Joette, of Hopewell Junction, Richard Kane of Maryland, William Kane of Washington State; and Debbie Todd of Missouri; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two brothers, Tom Paonessa of Wappingers Falls, and Anthony Paonessa of Florida; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, Fanny was predeceased by four sisters, Anna Habinowski, Mary Manfredo, Rosie Fairweather, and Theresa Shrader; and four brothers, Frank, Dominic, Johnny, and Jimmy Paonessa.
Calling hours will be from 4 to 7pm, on Monday October 29th, at Sweet’s Funeral Home, Rte. 9, Hyde Park.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 am, Tuesday, October 30th, at the Funeral Home. Pastor Carl Forster will be officiating.
Burial will follow in the family plot at St. Peter’s Cemetery, Poughkeepsie.
Fanny’s family respectfully requests memorial donations to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 (, or, the Hudson Valley Hospice Foundation, 374 Violet Ave., Poughkeepsie, NY 12601. (
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4:00 PM 10/29/2018 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 10/29/2018 7:00:00 PM
Sweet's Funeral Home, Inc.

4365 Albany Post Rd.
(Route 9)
Hyde Park, NY 12538

Sweet's Funeral Home, Inc.
4365 Albany Post Rd. Hyde Park 12538 NY
United States





10:30 AM 10/30/2018 10:30:00 AM
Sweet's Funeral Home, Inc.

4365 Albany Post Rd.
(Route 9)
Hyde Park, NY 12538

Sweet's Funeral Home, Inc.
4365 Albany Post Rd. Hyde Park 12538 NY
United States

Cemetery Details


Saint Peter's Cemetery Final Resting Place

171 Salt Point Turnpike
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603

171 Salt Point Turnpike Poughkeepsie 12603 NY
United States

Memorial Contribution

Hudson Valley Hospice Foundation

374 Violet Avenue
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital

501 St. Jude Place
Memphis, TN 38105

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