Margaret Anne Borello Mustello

Margaret Anne Borello Mustello, 78, of New Paltz, New York passed away unexpectedly on Sunday May 1, 2022, at her home in Clinton Corners.

Born in Brooklyn, she was the daughter of the late George and Virginia (Fischer) Borello.  Margaret married Ron Mustello on June 1, 2012.  

When she was 13, the family moved to Briarwood, Queens, where she met two lifelong friends, Peggy Logan and Barbara Daly. She married at a young age and moved to New Paltz. When her children started school she started her work life, including waitressing, advertising sales management and finally owning her favorite gift/clothing shop Handmade and More in New Paltz, where she enjoyed and found retiring to be a slow process. 

Marge was married to Gilbert Ackert, the father of her two daughters, Ellen Monroe and her significant other, Daniel Luedeke and Virginia Moran and her husband, Tim. In 1975, she married William Schenck with son David, who survive in Myrtle Beach, SC. Her present husband, Ronald Mustello, survives at home in Clinton Corners, with son, Ronald II and his wife Katherine, and daughter Randi Mustello. In addition to her daughters, she is survived by her siblings, Janet (Wayne) Gilbert, Susan (Andy) Camarata, Anne (Dan) Malinowski, her sister-in-law Karan Borello, her brothers, Paul (Debra) Borello and George (Kelly) Borello, her twin grandchildren, Daniel and Katie Monroe and Evan, Ryan and Carlee Moran and her nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Marge was predeceased by her two brothers, Edward and John Borello.

Her family was very important to her. She enjoyed the large holiday gatherings and attending family milestone celebrations. She cherished spending time with her daughters and their families, especially the traditional week spent yearly at LBI, New Jersey. Marge was a lover of dogs. She loved many dogs of family and friends, but was known for three dogs in her adult life, whom she cherished, Clarence, a golden/collie mix, Winston the zany springer spaniel and lastly her beloved Toby who was with her every day for sixteen and a half years. Toby went to work with her at Handmade and was a big favorite of customers and their children. Marge was born and raised as a Catholic and always tried to live life according to her faith. 

Friends may call on Thursday May 5, 2022, from 4 to 7 p.m. at Copeland-Hammerl Funeral Home, 162 S. Putt Corners Road, New Paltz. 

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held the following day, Friday at 11 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Church, 34 S. Chestnut Street, New Paltz, with Father Salvatore Cordaro, officiating. Interment will be held privately. 

Copeland-Hammerl Funeral Home is honored to assist Margaret’s family with the arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Joseph’s Church, 34 S. Chestnut Street, New Paltz and the Ulster County SPCA, 20 Wiedy Road, Kingston, NY  12401

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