James J. Farnorotto

December 20, 1952 ~ November 13, 2019 (age 66)


James J. Farnorotto of Wappingers Falls passed away suddenly on November 13, 2019 at home.  He was 66.

Born on December 20, 1952 in Bayshore, New York to the late James and Mildred Rasi Farnorotto. 

James graduated from John Jay High School and Dutchess Community College.  He worked in Data Systems for Grumman for many years and most recently in the Marketing field.  We enjoyed woodworking and trapshooting. He was currently Co- Owner of The Gift Hut in Cold Spring with his wife Francine.    

On September 10, 1977 he married Francine Merando at  the Episcopal Church of St. Mary in-the-Highlands in Cold Spring.

James is survived by his devoted wife of  42 years Francine, Loving Daughter Christina Castillo and her husband Mario, Dear sister  Miriam Johnson and a special brother in law Stephen Merando.  He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

Friends may call on Monday November 18, 2019 from 4-7pm at Clinton Funeral Home, 21 Parrott Street, Cold Spring.  A Service of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at 11:00am. at the Episcopal Church of St. Mary-in-the-Highlands, 1 Chestnut Street, Cold Spring, NY.  A  luncheon reception will immediately follow in the Parish Hall to which everyone is invited.

In Lieu of flowers please make donations in James' memory to 

The American Legion George A. Casey Post  275 P.O Box 45 Cold Spring, NY 10516

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November 18, 2019

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Clinton Funeral Home
21 Parrott Street
Cold Spring, NY 10516

Funeral Service
November 19, 2019

11:00 AM
St. Mary's Episcopal
1 Chestnut Street
Cold Spring, NY 10516

November 19, 2019

12:00 PM
St. Mary's Episcopal
1 Chestnut Street
Cold Spring, NY 10516


American Legion George A. Casey Post 275
P.O Box 45, Cold Spring NY 10516

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