Jeremiah Ottaviano

Obituary of Jeremiah A. Ottaviano

HANNACROIX – Jeremiah A. “Jerry” Ottaviano, 90, passed away on Wednesday, January 24, 2024, at St. Peter’s Hospital.

            Born in Plainfield, NJ on September 30, 1933, he was a son of the late Angelo and Rose Dean Ottaviano.  Jerry was a Marine Corps Veteran of the Korean War.  He worked in the family business, was a carpenter for Henry Mormile Contracting, and a heavy equipment operator at Spancrete in South Bethlehem, retiring many years ago.  Jerry was a member of the American Legion and enjoyed whittling.

            Jerry is survived by his stepson, Richard (Pat) Bruno; grandchildren, Richard Bruno and Darlene Mergendahl; great-grandson, Jonathan Mergendahl; brother, Phillip “Mickey” (Glenda) Ottaviano; nieces and nephews, Rose Ottaviano, Dorothy Ann Ottaviano-Gordon, Evelyn Ketterer, Tony Ottaviano Jr., Michael Ottaviano, Robert Beck, Kenneth Beck; great-nieces and nephews, Jeremiah Beck, Kenneth Beck Jr., Edward Beck, Michael Savage, Laura Haley; special friends, Ben and Chika Bailey.  In addition to his parents, Jerry was predeceased by his beloved wife, Dorothy Ann Beck Ottaviano, who died March 26, 2005; his brother, Tony Ottaviano; and his nephew, Dale Beck.

            Calling hours will be Wednesday, January 31st from 4 to 7 p.m. at A.J. Cunningham Funeral Home, 4898 State Route 81, Greenville.  The funeral will be Thursday, February 1st at 10 a.m. in the funeral home, followed by burial in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Coeymans.  Memorial donations to the Wounded Warrior Project will be appreciated.  Condolence page is available at


Calling Hours

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wednesday, January 31, 2024
A. J. Cunningham Funeral Home
4898 State Route 81
Greenville, New York, United States

Funeral Service

10:00 am
Thursday, February 1, 2024
A. J. Cunningham Funeral Home
4898 State Route 81
Greenville, New York, United States


St. Patrick's Cemetery
Blaisdell Ave
Coeymans, New York, United States
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