Beacon Obituaries

Eleanor Hoyt

Eleanor Hoyt (1923-2018)

Eleanor M. Hoyt, 95, a lifelong resident of Beacon, died April 21, 2018, at Wingate at Beacon.

Eleanor was born in Beacon on March 26, 1923, the daughter of Harold and Florence (DuBois) MacAvery. She married Lee F. Hoyt, who died in 1993.

Eleanor worked for New York Rubber Company during World War II, for the telephone company on Main Street and for numerous retailers, including Vogel’s Pharmacy. She was a parishioner of St. Joachim-St. John the Evangelist Church and a one-time member of the Catholic Daughters, Court Liberatta, the Melzingah chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution and the Ladies Auxiliary of St. Rocco’s.

She is survived by her sons, Lee “Butch” Hoyt Jr. and Thomas Hoyt; her brother, Robert MacAvery; her sister, Janet Lewis (William); her step-granddaughter, Maura Neville (fiancé Matthew Rohr); and her step-great grandson, Connor Rohr.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held April 25 at St. John the Evangelist Church, with burial at St. Joachim Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to either Animal Rescue Foundation (, or St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital (

Triz Landisi

Triz Landisi (1947-2018)

Anne “Triz” Landisi, 70, of Beacon, died April 23, 2018, at Kaplan Hospice Residence in Newburgh surrounded by family and friends.

She was born in Shamokin, Pennsylvania, on July 17, 1947, the daughter rof Burd and Vera Murdock, and graduated from Our Lady of Lourdes High School in 1965. She married Jerry Landisi, who survives her after 49 years together.

Anne was co-owner of Beacon Video for 10 years before becoming a homemaker and help raise her grandchildren. She was a parishioner of St. John the Evangelist Church, a member of the Tioronda Garden Club, a one-time member of the St. Rocco’s Society Ladies Auxiliary and enjoyed donating her time to Mount Gulian.

Along with her husband, she is survived by her sons John Landisi (Tara) and David Landisi (Jennifer) and her grandchildren Alex Landisi, Eric Landisi, Reilly Landisi and Ryan Landisi. She also is survived by a sister, Judy Snyder (Glenn); and a sister-in-law, Linda Bracklow (Glenn).

Family and friends will be received from 4 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, April 29, at Riverview Funeral Home by Halvey, 2 Beekman St., in Beacon. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on April 30 at St. John the Evangelist Church, 35 Willow St., with burial to follow at St. Joachim Cemetery in Beacon.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital (

Regina Loiodice

Regina Loiodice (1931-2018)

Regina Florence Loiodice, 86, a lifelong area resident, died April 25, 2018, at Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie.

She was born in Beacon on July 3, 1931, the daughter of Kazimir and Mary (Rudzinski) Supranowicz. A homemaker, Regina enjoyed cooking, spending time with her family and watching the Mets and TV game shows. She worked as an administrative clerk at the Texaco Research Center in Glenham and for many years at her niece Janice’s gift shop.

On October 11, 1953, she married Nicholas Loiodice at St. Joachim Church in Beacon. He died in 2015 after the couple had been married for 62 years.

Regina is survived by her sons Michael Loiodice (Heidi) of LaGrangeville, and Nicholas Loiodice (Michelle) of Dover Plains; her daughters Karen Wilcha (Steven) of Hyde Park and Gina Meyer (William) of Pine Bush; and eight grandchildren: Ryan, Nicole, Emily, Jack, Alex, Rachel, John and Ethan.

Visitation will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 28, at the McHoul Funeral Home, 1089 Main St., Fishkill. A funeral service will take place at 11 a.m. at the funeral home, followed by interment at Fishkill Rural Cemetery.

Information provided by funeral homes.

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