Joseph Monteleone of Garrison passed away peacefully on September 28, 2023 at Hudson Valley Hospital surrounded by his family. He was 78.Born on February 16, 1945 in the Bronx to the late Aniello and Emilia Costello Monteleone.Joseph grew up in the Bronx and married Marian Iafratto on October 16th, 1966 at immaculate heart of Mary in Scarsdale. Joe was drafted into the United States Army in January 1967 where he served honorably as a Sergeant in the Military Police.Together they spent the next 57 years creating their love story. Joe was an avid pigeon fancier and achieved both the NPA's Master Breeder and Master Judge awards. He retired after 30 years owning JM Recycling Services.He is survived by his devoted wife of 57 years Marian, Loving Children Joseph Monteleone and his wife Patty, Michael Monteleone and his wife Siobhan and Mark Monteleone. Cherished grandchildren Alexandra, Amanda, Hannah, Luke, Isabella, Olivia, Allison, Emma, Sophia and Maria-Helena. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.Joseph was predeceased by his brother Fred and his sister Angela Gleason.Friends may call on Monday October 2, 2023 from 4-8pm at Clinton Funeral Home, 21 Parrott Street, Cold Spring. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday October 3, 2023 at 11:00am at Our Lady of Loretto, 24 Fair Street, Cold Spring. At the conclusion of mass, the United States Army will render honors. Interment will be private.In Lieu of flowers the family has asked for donations to St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital or to the Tunnel to Towers Foundation.