Obituary of Andrea R. Paternoster
Andrea Retz Paternoster, 69, of Walton passed away peacefully on Monday, July 22, 2019 at Delhi Rehabilitation & Nursing Center following a brief illness.
Born May 5, 1950, she was the daughter of the late Francis and Rebecca Retz Paternoster.
Andrea had a passion for journalism, wanting to tell peoples stories and share her knowledge and information about various topics. She worked for The Reporter for some time and was the owner and operator of the Register & Review for several years. Andrea also worked for NBDC as a banker for several years as well. Besides journalism, Andrea enjoyed shopping, visiting various local antique shops but most of all she had a passion for animals.
Survivors include her brother John Paternoster (Pamela) of Raton, NM and close family friend Jim Tomao (Darlene) of Walton. She is predeceased by her brother Mark Paternoster
A graveside service to celebrate Andrea’s life will be held on Monday, July 29, 2019 at 11 A.M. at Walton Cemetery, 55 Fancher Avenue, Walton. In keeping with Andrea’s wishes there will be no calling hours.
Memorial donations in Andrea’s memory may be made to the Heart of the Catskills Humane Society, 46610 NY-10, Delhi, NY 13753.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Courtney Funeral Home, Walton. To leave a message of hope and sympathy for Andrea’s family, please visit www.courtneyfh.com
Courtney Funeral Home
25 Townsend St
Walton NY 13856
Ph: (607) 865-4383
Fx: (607) 865-4649