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Richard W. Colangelo New Paltz - Richard W. Colangelo, age 54, of New Paltz, NY, died Friday, October 14, 2016 at home. Rich was born April 8, 1962 in Beacon, NY and was the son of the late Philip J. and Katharine (Caddell) Colangelo. He married Janine Kowalczyk on August 3, 1991 at St. Mary's Church, in Wappingers Falls, NY. Mrs. Colangelo survives at home. Through his generosity after the 9-11 terrorist attacks, he stayed in the city to help feed the recovery workers. This act of charity was very important to him. He graduated from the Culinary Institute of America in 1982 and worked in many restaurants. He also owned and operated Pastries by Exposure in both Wappinger Falls and Cold Spring and he also owned C and C Catering in New Paltz. Since 1992 he has catered for the film industry in New York City and other locations. He is survived by his wife: Janine (Kowalczyk) Colangelo of New Paltz; two daughters: Allyson M. Colangelo of Orlando, FL and Rachel K. Colangelo of New Paltz; one son: Philip J. Colangelo, IV of New Paltz; two sisters: Pamela Colangelo of Cold Spring, NY and Gloria Hollingshead and her husband, Don, of Basking Ridge, NJ; two brothers: Philip Colangelo and Paul Colangelo, both of Fishkill, NY and several nieces and nephews. Cremation will take place at Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery. Friends and family are invited to a Celebration of Rich's Life on Thursday, October 20, 2016 from 4 - 8 pm at Garvin's, 215 Huguenot Street, New Paltz, NY 12561. Arrangements are under the direction of Copeland Funeral Home, Inc., 162 South Putt Corners Road, New Paltz, NY 12561. Condolences may be made to the family at www.copelandfhnp.com
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