Beacon Obituaries

Hilary Holmes

Hilary Holmes (1968-2017)

Hilary Robyn Holmes, 49, a Beacon resident since 2014, died on Feb. 26, 2018, of injuries sustained in a traffic accident. She previously lived in Wappingers Falls.

Born Nov. 20, 1968, in Saddlebrook, New Jersey, she was the daughter of Henry and Susan (Friedman) Landau. On November 5, 2004, in St. Lucia, she married Daniel Holmes.

Hilary was a member of the Chabad Center in Fishkill, and she enjoyed skiing, having fun, and the sun.

Besides her husband, she is survived by her daughter, Hailey Holmes, and her siblings, Holly Singer (David) of Bedford Hills, Shawn Landau of West Nyack, and Heather Landau (Daniel Pfeffer) of Scarsdale.

Funeral services were held March 1 at Temple Shaaray Tefila, 89 Baldwin Road, Bedford Corners, with burial at Sharon Gardens Cemetery in Valhalla. Memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice.

Diana Perpetua

Diana Perpetua (1943-2018)

Diana M. Perpetua, 74, of Beacon, died Feb. 16, 2018, at Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie, surrounded by her family.

Born in Beacon on Aug. 3, 1943, she was the daughter of William and Viola Mae (Albertson) Sands. She married Anthony J. Perpetua.

Diana, a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend, was a lifetime parishioner of St. Joachim – St. John the Evangelist Church in Beacon and a teaching assistant with the Beacon City School District for 32 years. Diana was passionate about working with the children and they brought her joy for many years.

Besides her husband of 50 years, she is survived by her children, Roderick Perpetua, Michelle Frost (Eric), Erica Perpetua, Wendi DeMarco (Tony) and Renae Perpetua; her daughter-in-law, Jennifer Spreer; and her grandchildren Alexandra Frost, Ryan Frost, Anthony Perpetua and Donald Perpetua.

She also is survived by her sisters Maureen (Tess) Wassweiler and Winona Passarello (John); and her sister-in-law Edith Shifflette (Larry).

A memorial Mass was held on Feb. 24 at St. John the Evangelist.

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