Please come down to the Smithtown Animal Shelter and fall in love with Sweet Stella girl! Stella is a 7 year old spayed female staff terrier mix. Stella has been waiting for her furever home for over a year now. Stella would make a great walking companion and she is like a furry exercise machine. She loves to roll on her back for belly rubs and give kisses. Stella would do best in an adult only home with no other pets. Open up your heart and adopt this furbaby and give her the loving home she deserves!


Home Wanted -

Please come down to the Smithtown Animal Shelter and adopt  “Sparticus”!  He is a handsome 9 month old neutered male. He is a stunning grey domestic short hair with a loving personality. Sparticus enjoys hanging out with his cat friends and playing with his toys. He can be a little shy at first, but once he warms up to you, he is a big mush! Meow!

Smithtown Animal Shelter


The Smithtown Animal Shelter has many kittens for adoption, the little ones are handled and socialized by our volunteer staff they are friendly have their initial shots and de-worming.











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Death Notice / Obituary


Obituary - Edward A. Farrell

FARRELL -  Edward A.- 87 of St. James, L.I. on April 11, 2015. Beloved Husband of the late Catherine. Loving Father of Edward, Thomas & Stephen. Dear Papa of 6 and Great Grandpa of 5. Friends may call the St. James Funeral Home, 829 Middle Country Road, Route 25, St. James, on Monday 2-4pm & 7-9pm. Funeral Mass on Tuesday at Sts. Philip & James R. C. Church at 10am. Interment to follow at St. James Episcopal Cemetery, St. James.

Mr. Farrell ’s funeral arrangements were professionally supervised while the Farrell’s Families were lovingly cared for during their bereavement by Kenneth, Kerry and Ken Jr., the Maher Family of the St. James Funeral Home, in St. James.



Death Notice - Georgette Hamlin

HAMLIN - Georgette 72 of Franklin Square, NY passed away on April 1, 2015. She was the beloved wife of the late Howard. Cherished mother of Howard (Lisa) and Lisa (Michael). Loving Grandmother of Nicole, Danielle, Bradly, Angela and Derrick. Dearest Great Grandmother of Christopher. Dear sister of Ronald, John, George and Florence. Religious Service was celebrated at the Branch Funeral Home. Interment followed at Calverton National Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to the professional care of Branch Funeral Home of Smithtown and Vigliante family. Online guest book at


Death Notice - Thomas F.X. Karl

KARL - Thomas F.X., age 83, of Ridge, NY passed peacefully on April 2, 2015. Retired NYPD Lieutenant. They Shall Not Be Forgotten. Proud Veteran United States Army. Beloved husband of Maureen and the late Marie. Loving father of Thomas F. Jr.(Diane), John, Catherine and Elizabeth. Dear stepfather of Agnes (Michael) Goun, Timothy (Maura) O’Connor, Maureen O’Connor and the late John (Suzette) O’Connor. Adored brother of the late Jack, the late Joe and the late Bill. Proud and loving grandfather of Lindsey (Vincent) Syrok, Alexandra Karl, Ian Bogdanich, Capt. Tim O’Connor, U.S. Army, Mary O’Connor, Terrence O’Connor, Daniel F.X. O’Connor, Michael O’Connor, Jillian Clark, Lauren Clark, George Thomas Clark, Amanda Goun and Jeremy Goun. Devoted great grandfather of Bentley Thomas Syrok. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.  We will miss his love. Funeral Mass was celebrated at St. Mark’s R.C. Church. Interment followed at Calverton National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers: Wounded Warrior Project 4899 Belfort Road, Suite 300, Jacksonville, Florida 32256. Arrangements entrusted to the professional care of Branch Funeral Home Miller Place and Vigliante family. Online guest book at


Death Notice - Joseph Stile

STILE - Joseph, Age 97, Proud lifelong resident of Brooklyn, NY passed peacefully on March 28, 2015. Board of Trustee of NY Community Hospital for over 40 years, Knight of Holy Sepulchre & Commander with a Star. Member of Holy Name Society for 60 years, President of Hemophilia Foundation for 17 years, President of MS Foundation for 12 years, Member & historian of the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce & he also was recognized as the Ambassador of Brooklyn. Appointed by Governor Hugh Carey as Advocate for the Disabled & motivational speaker to all he came in contact with. Beloved Husband of the Late Mary. Dearest Father of Joseph (Karyl) Stile & Loretta (Henry) Vigliante. Loving Grandfather of Joseph, Craig, Christopher, Mark, Kevin, John, Thomas, Paul, & Lauren. Cherished Great Grandfather of Joseph, Nicole, Michael, Vivien, Olivia, Thomas & Justin. He is survived by many other family members and friends. Funeral Mass was celebrated at St. Thomas Aquinas RCC  Brooklyn, NY. Interment followed at St. Charles Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to the professional care of Branch Funeral Home of Smithtown and Vigliante family. Online guest book at



Obituary - James Peeling

PEELING - James “Jim”, of Nesconset, NY, was taken from those who loved him far too early, at the age of 62, on March 21, 2015, surrounded by his friends and family. True to form he did not go down without a fight. His love, generosity, and humor will be sorely missed. Loving husband to the late Diane. Beloved father to Bryan Peeling and Grandfather to Sydney Peeling. Loving son to Muriel Peeling and the late Edward Peeling. He is also survived by daughter-in-law Jill Peeling, step-daughter Jacqueline Gash, and girlfriend MaryAnn Guastella.

 Funeral Mass was celebrated at St. Patrick’s R.C. Church, Smithtown, NY . Interment followed at Pinelawn Memorial Park. Arrangements entrusted to the professional care of The Branch Funeral Home Smithtown and Vigliante family.  Online guest book at