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Margaret C. DeConti

January 13, 1927 ~ April 5, 2022 (age 95)


Margaret C. DeConti, 95, of Copake, passed away peacefully in the early morning hours of April 5, 2022. She was born on January 13, 1927 in Yonkers; to James and Carmella (Carpienello) Colacurcio. She graduated from Commerce High School in Yonkers. On May 8, 1949, in St. Casimir Church, she married Carl V. DeConti. 

Margaret was the manager of Balint, Lamb, O’Neill Insurance in Yonkers until her retirement. In 1983, Carl and her became full time residents of Copake, more specifically the Taconic Shores area. Margaret served as president of the Taconic Shores Homeowners Association. She was active in the Young at Hearters; having served as both president and vice president. She was also a communicant of St. Bridget’s Church & Our Lady of Hope Parish.

Margaret is survived by her son Mark C. DeConti and his wife Priscilla G. DeConti, her daughter, Lisa DeConti, and her longtime companion Richard Emerson. Two grandchildren, Maria and her husband Deltroy Gregory, and James DeConti. Her three nieces, Susan Daubenbis, Jodi Nicolo, and Jamie Chavez. In addition to her brother in law, Joseph J. Nicolo. 

Margaret was predeceased by her husband Carl in 2011 and also by her sister Constance Nicolo.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, April 13, 2022 at 1:00pm from Our Lady of Hope Parish, Route 22, Copake Falls. Family and friends are invited to share memories and offer condolences on Wednesday, April 13, 2022 from 10:00 to 12:30 at Peck & Peck Funeral Homes, 8063 Route 22, Copake.


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Calling Hours
April 13, 2022

10:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Peck and Peck Funeral Homes, Inc.
8063 Route 22
Copake, NY 12516

Mass of Christian Burial
April 13, 2022

1:00 PM
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