WAPPINGERS FALLS - Carl A. "Chippy" Scalici, Sr., 81, an area resident for 54 years, died on November 22, 2022 at Vassar Brothers Medical Center. He previously lived in Peekskill.
Born in Staten Island on December 15, 1940, he was the son of the late Joseph and Mary (Pallidino) Scalici. Chippy worked as a carpet installer for over 60 years until his retirement, and then continued to work for his son at Fishkill Flooring.
An avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed fishing, hunting, and 4-wheeling. He was also a coin collector. His neighbors on Scribo Lane will miss their “Mayor”.
Chippy is survived by his wife, Alice (Frost) Scalici; his children and their spouses, Christine and Michael McGuigan, Jacqueline Scalici, Richard and Toni Scalici, Carl and Dawn Scalici, Jr., and Valerie and Peter Caruana; his grandchildren, Kayla, Jessica, Tanya, Zachary, Jeremy, Michael, Bridget, Adam, Deanna, and Gina; his 12 great-grandchildren; his brothers, Jack Scalici and Richard Scalici and his wife Sharyn; many cousins, nieces, and nephews; and many special friends who he considered family.
In addition to his parents, Chippy was also predeceased by 7 siblings and 1 great-grandchild.
Calling hours will be held on Saturday from 1-3 pm at the McHoul Funeral Home, Inc., 895 Route 82, Hopewell Junction.
Donations may be made in Chippy’s memory to the Dutchess County SCPCA. Please visit his Book of Memories at www.mchoulfuneralhome.com.