March 3, 1935 - October 3, 2018

Newburgh, NY

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 (Castaņaza) 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 since 2009, husband, Jose Gaitan.

Visitation will take place from 4 to 7 p.m. on Monday, October 8th at White, Venuto and Morrill Funeral and Cremation Service, 188 N. Plank Road, Newburgh, NY. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, October 9th at St. Patrick's Church, 55 Grand St., Newburgh, NY. Private cremation will follow at Cedar Hill Crematory.

Arrangements are under the care of White, Venuto and Morrill Funeral and Cremation Service, 562-6550, or visit