Beacon Obituaries

Gregory Chiusano

Gregory J. Chiusano (1953-2016)

Gregory J. Chiusano, 63, of Hopewell Junction, died Nov. 19, 2016, at Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla. Survivors include his son, Jesse J. Chiusano, of Beacon.

Born July 14, 1953, in Newburgh, Gregory was the son of Arthur M. and Gloria J. (Forster) Chiusano. He was a nuclear mechanic engineer with the Indian Point power plant and an avid soccer fan.

Besides his son, survivors include his wife, Tanya M. (Caban) Chiusano and daughter Corinne S. Chiusano of Hopewell Junction. Memorial contributions may be made to East Fishkill Soccer Club, P.O. Box 249, Hopewell Junction, NY 12533.

Louise Corrado

Louise M. Corrado (1923-2016)

Louise M. Corrado, 93, of Fishkill, died Nov. 30, 2016, at The Renaissance in Staatsburg.

She was born Sept. 22, 1923, in Beacon, to John and Mary (Amyick) Scarselli and on May 5, 1946, married Carmine “Charlie” Corrado. They were married 68 years, until his death in 2014. Louise and her husband were avid golfers and life members of the Southern Dutchess Country Club in Beacon.

She is survived by her sons Ronald Corrado Sr. (Lori) of Fishkill and Carmen Corrado (Debbie) of Florida, five grandchildren and a great-granddaughter.

Michael Kavulich

Michael G. Kavulich Jr. (1953-2016)

Michael G. Kavulich Jr., 63, Taylor, died Dec. 4, 2016, in Scranton, Pennsylvania. Among his survivors is his son Michael Kavulich III of Beacon.

Born Oct. 15, 1953, Michael Jr. was the son of Michael G. Kavulich and Jane (Boyd) Kavulich and graduated from Scranton Central High School in 1971 and Lackawanna College in 2015. Before his retirement, he worked 27 years as a warehouseman for Harper Collins Publishers.

Besides his son Michael (Angela), he is survived by daughter Kelly Munley (Thomas) of Scranton; Janie Kavulich (companion Alex Jones) of Mountaintop, Pennsylvania; Ryan Kavulich (Avoca); and Rebekah Kavulich (companion Ralph Verdetto) of Kingston.

Hank King

Henry “Hank” King

Henry Paul “Hank” King IV, 28, of Beacon, died Nov. 25, 2016.

He was born Feb. 24, 1988, in Cold Spring, the son of Henry Paul Jr. and Lori (Gibbs) King.  Henry loved to do anything outdoors, especially riding motorcycles, four wheeling or exploring Mount Beacon. His main joy in his life came from spending time with his daughter Jo Hannah King. He could always be found at family gatherings, and enjoyed just being with his family and friends. He was an apprentice ironworker with Local 417 in Wallkill.

In addition to his parents and daughter, Hank is survived by Jo’s mother Andrea Turner, two sisters, Shannon King and Kristen King, and his paternal grandparents, Rosalea and Vincent Megna. Also surviving is his niece Olivia LaPlante and nephew Zavier Hazim, stepmother Jodi King and many aunts, uncles, and cousins.

A Mass of Christian Burial was offered Nov. 30 at St. Joachim’s Church in Beacon, with burial at St. Joachim’s Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to a trust fund for Joe Hannah King, with checks payable to Lori King, c/o Auchmoody Funeral Home, 1028 Main St., Fishkill, NY 12524.

Anna R. McCarroll (1920-2016)

Anna R. McCarroll, 96, of Beacon, died Nov. 8, 2016, at Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie.

Born April 9, 1920, in Beacon, she was the daughter of Andrew and Pauline Renovitch. Anna was a retired X-ray technician for Highland Hospital and the widow of Paul K. McCarroll, who died in 2002. Survivors include her nephews, Paul A. Rosmilso and Larry A. Rosmilso.

Patricia E. Papula (1946-2016)

Patricia “Trish” E. Papula, 70, of Beacon and Zephyrhills, Florida, died Nov. 25 at Gulfside Hospice in Zephyrhills.

Born Nov. 9, 1946, in Bell Island, Newfoundland, Canada, she was the daughter of Patrick J. and Agnes (Hickey) Hurley. She retired from the Beacon school district transportation department and was a member of St. Joachim’s Church in Beacon.

On Aug. 21, 1965, Patricia married William M. Papula in Cold Spring. He survives at home.

Other survivors include son William M. Papula Jr. (Michelle) of Matamoras, Pennsylvania, and daughter Agnes Compagnone (Nick) of Beacon, siblings Carol Carey, Julia Richards, Agnes McKeon, Anita Miller, Patrick Hurley and John Hurley, brother-in-law Hank Milczewski, four grandchildren (Vincent and Analiese Compagnone, Zane and Aidan Papula) and several nieces and nephews.

After residing in the U.S. since age 17, Trish became a U. S. citizen in 2015. She enjoyed watching hockey, especially the Tampa Bay Lightning, and sharing her sense of humor.

Funeral services will be held Dec. 9 at 11 a.m. at Libby Funeral Home, 55 Teller Ave., Beacon, with interment at St. Joachim’s Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to any hospice.

Sandra Sensel

Sandra Ann Sensel (1942-2016)

Sandra Ann Josephine Karkota Sensel, 74, died Dec. 1, 2016, at her home in Beacon.

Born Oct. 9, 1942, in Newton, New Jersey, she was the daughter of Joseph John and Anna (Homonchuk) Karkota. She lived in Brooklyn until age 8, when her family moved to Beacon. She graduated from Beacon High School in 1961 and took courses at Dutchess Community College as well as the CIA Institute.

Sandra married Richard Sensel on Sept. 5, 1965, at St. Joachim’s Church in Beacon. He died in 2013.

Sandra worked at Texaco’s Reservation Center for 23 years. She shared her husband’s passion for cars and owned seven corvettes and eight antique Fords. She also loved horses, her RVs and cruising the seas.

Survivors include her cousins Joanne Karkota Norton (Tom) of Merrick and their daughter, Amanda, of New Paltz; Constantine Homonchuk (Maggie) of Marlboro; Thomas Karkota of Merrick; and Norberta Modliszewski of Wampum, Pennsylvania. She is also survived by close friends Eunice Shumalski of Stone Ridge; Marilyn Coates of Fishkill; Joy and Malcom Mills of Hopewell Junction and Andrea Phillips of Cold Spring.

Funeral services were held Dec. 5, 2016, at Libby Funeral Home, with interment at St. Joachim’s Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Mid Hudson Cat Sanctuary, 1 Simmons Lane, Beacon, NY 12508.

Frederick Talbot

Frederick Bates Talbot Sr.

Frederick Bates Talbot Sr., 97, died Nov. 29, 2016, surrounded by his family.

Born in Beacon, he graduated from Beacon High School in 1938. He served in the 14th Armored Division of the U.S. Army during World War II for two-and-a-half years, during which he earned the ETO ribbon with three battle stars, one North African ribbon for duty in Southern France and a New York State Medal of Merit. He left the service after being wounded in 1945.

Frederick was awarded certification from Rochester Institute of Technology in 1941, where he met and wed his partner of 73 years, Jane Ruth Zogg Talbot. In 1949 he earned a bachelor’s in architecture from Syracuse University. He began his career as an architect in partnership with Jack Robertson, but spent most of 33 working years in private practice where he designed churches, banks and many homes in the Syracuse area.

Throughout his life, he had a deep appreciation for the outdoors and loved family camping, boating and hunting. During his retirement, he enjoyed poetry, writing short stories and painting. His poem “Our Sworn Duty” is displayed in the lobby of the Syracuse V.A. Medical Center.

Besides his wife, Fred is also survived by a daughter, Janis; a son, Frederick Jr. (Marilyn); four grandchildren (Michael, Matthew, Andrew and Kristen); and three great-grandchildren (Jack, Kate and Greyson).

A memorial service will be held Dec. 9 at St. Alban’s Episcopal Church in Syracuse.

Tony Tiberio

Anthony “Tony” Tiberio (1952-2016)

Anthony “Tony” Tiberio 64, a lifelong resident of Highland, died Nov. 14, 2016, at the Mid-Hudson Regional Hospital of Westchester Medical.

He was born in Poughkeepsie on Jan. 21, 1952. He was the son of Nicholas A. and Mary (Fillips) Tiberio.

Tony was an officer for 25 years with the Beacon Police Department until his retirement in 2003. An Eagle Scout, he was an avid motorcycle rider, competition shooter and runner.

He is survived by his wife, Deborah, son Nicholas Tiberio of Kissimmee, Florida, sister Phyllis Love (Raymond) of Marion and several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.