Aura E. Gaitan, a longtime resident of Newburgh, entered into rest on Wednesday, October 3, 2018, She was 83.
Daughter of the late Manuel and Alejandra (Castañaza) Carcamo, Aura was born in Jalapa, Guatemala on March 3, 1935.
She was a retired employee for the City of Newburgh City Hall.
Aura is survived by one son Luis (Melissa) Gaitan of Ft. Montgomery; two daughters, Millie (Michael) Kissam of Wallkill and Evelyn Gaitan of Newburgh; one sister, Elvia Hurtado of Highland Falls; five grandchildren, Louie Gaitan, Tayler Kissam, Miles Gaitan, Amber Gaitan and Michael Kissam; and her beloved dog Koba. She is predeceased by the love of her life, who is surely waiting for her, husband Jose Gaitan in 2009.
Visitation will take place on Monday, October 8, 2018 from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm at White, Venuto and Morrill Funeral and Cremation Service, 188 N. Plank Road, Newburgh, NY. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at St. Patrick’s Church, 55 Grand Street, Newburgh, NY at 10:00 am. Private cremation will follow at Cedar Hill Crematory.