Jean Carl, 76, former Philmont postmaster

MELLENVILLE–Jean Carl, 76, died peacefully at home on March 4, 2010.

Born December 5, 1933 in Ghent, she was the daughter of the late Mary and Victor Cantele.

Mrs. Carl was a graduate of Philmont High School and the Mildred Ely School of Business in Albany. She worked for several lawyers in the area before joining the postal service, retiring as Postmaster in Philmont.

She is survived by her daughter and her husband, Deborah and Brian Neal of Catskill and her son and his wife, David and Leslie Carl of Mellenville; her four grandchildren, Kelly Carl of Los Angeles Calif., Ryan Carl of Mellenville, Caitlin Neal of Coxsackie, and Scott Neal of Catskill; her great grandchild, Jackson Carl, and her brother, Marco Cantele of Southern Pines, N C.

Her husband of 56 years, Harry K. Carl, and her brother Benjamin Cantele, died previously.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial at St. James Church in Chatham on Tuesday, March 9 at 10 a.m. Graveside services will be private.

Donations in Mrs. Carl’s memory may be made to the Community Hospice of Columbia Greene, 47 Liberty Street, Catskill, NY 12414 or the Philmont Library Building Fund, Philmont, NY 12565.

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