Joseph D. Pesavento, 73, passed away on March 18th at Phelps Hospital in Tarrytown, NY. Joseph was born on January 7, 1948 in Poughkeepsie, NY, the son of Joseph Dominick Pesavento and Rose Leto Pesavento.
Joseph taught in the Marlboro Central School District, and was the President of the Marlboro Faculty Association for 37 years. He was the Co-director of the Mid-Hudson Teachers Center, coordinating professional development and providing support to almost 50 public school districts, non-public schools and colleges in the Mid-Hudson Region. He was a member and former president of the Marlboro chapter of UNICO National and the Marlboro Lions Club. Until his passing, he was president of the Historic Bridges of the Hudson Valley.
He is survived by his brother Dennis, his sister Marilyn Cappillino and her partner Frank Fisher; his nephew Tyler Cappillino and nieces Kassia Conners and Ella Loucks; his partner Mary Ann Monteverde; two daughters Julia and Joselyn, his son Joseph and his wife Nadia Seegobin, and his two grandsons Christian Bell and Cameron Bell.
Joseph was a respected educator for over 40 years. He loved playing golf and bocce, fine dining, and spending time with his family. He never missed a Yankee or Giants game on TV.
Funeral services will be private for close family. A memorial will be held at a later date for extended family, friends, and colleagues.
Donations can be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation online at fightcf.cff.org by clicking on the link.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to The DiDonato Funeral Service, Inc. (845) 236-4300,