In Memoriam: Edward T. Scrivani

The Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors regrets to inform its membership of the passing of longtime Realtor Edward T. Scrivani, who passed away on Nov. 12 at the Village Crest Health and Rehab Center in New Milford, CT at the age of 93. He previously had been a resident of Patterson for 70 years.

Scrivani was a real estate broker for 42 years in Putnam, Dutchess and Westchester counties. He served for many years on the Putnam County Association of Realtors, Westchester Multiple Listing Service and New York State Association of Realtors. He was voted twice as Putnam County Realtor of the year and was given the ‘Life Achievement Award’ in 2008 by the Putnam County Association of Realtors. Earlier, he was a manager of Production Control with the Pawling Rubber Company in Pawling, NY from 1950 to 1985.

Born in Brooklyn on June 20, 1928, he was the son of the late Peter and Marie (King) Scrivani. He graduated from Brewster High School in 1946. Scrivani enlisted in the US Army in 1946 and served in Japan from 1946 to 1948.

He married the love of his life, Theresa Burkhart on Sept. 11, 1949 at St. Lawrence O’Toole Church in Brewster.

Scrivani was very involved in many organizations in Patterson over his lifetime such as the Patterson Planning Board for 20 years, Trustee of the Patterson Library for 15 years and his special love of the Patterson Historical Society. He also was a charter member of the Patterson Rotary Club from its inception in 1987 until the present where he had served as past secretary, was the editor of the club newsletter “The Eye Opener” and held over 20 years perfect attendance.

Besides his wife Theresa of 72 years, he is survived by his three children, Michael Scrivani and his wife Jane of Maine, Elaine Scrivani of North Carolina and Mary Ann Hill-Pitts and her husband Michael Pitts of Pawling, NY. Also, five grandchildren, Adrienne Mitchell and husband Jason in Pawling, Amy Kane and husband Dan of South Carolina, Carl Watson of Utah, Dan Alexis of North Carolina and Jessica Ramirez and husband Richard of Bayside. Also seven great-grandchildren, Robert, Aislin, Alexia, Justin, Sonia, William and Ava. He was predeceased by his brother Peter.

In lieu of flowers, please consider contributions to the Patterson Historical Society, PO Box 534, Patterson, NY 12563 and/or The Patterson Rotary Club, PO Box 24, Patterson, NY 12563.

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