Beacon Obituaries

Jeneva Boss

Jeneva Boss

Jeneva Boss (1931-2019)

Jeneva Iva Boss, 87, of North Chesterfield, Virginia, and formerly of Beacon, died May 2, 2019, at her home in Virginia, where she had lived since 2016.

Born July 18, 1931, in Pomfret, Vermont, she was the daughter of Albert and Helen (Roberts) DeRosie. She enjoyed gardening, cooking, sewing, knitting and crocheting. She married Kenneth Light in 1969 and Eugene Boss in 2009, both of whom died before her.

Jeneva is survived by her daughters, Terry Prior (David), Iva Kaltz (Dieter) and Karen Deford (Greg); her grandchildren: Owen O’Neill, Liam O’Neill (Larissa), Seamus Loftus (Melissa), David Stauffer (Rosalia), Jason Stauffer (Takako), Kennard Stauffer (Justine), Markus Kaltz, Daniel Kaltz (Mary Valler), and Kristina Kaltz.

She also is survived by her granddaughter-in-law, Adrienne O’Neill; her great-grandchildren Michael, Trent, Nevaeh, Margaret, Kade, Terence, Chloe, Lucia and Julia; and her siblings, Gertrude, Arlene and Margaret. She also was looking forward to the birth of her 10th great-grandchild, Killian.

A graveside service was held May 7 at Fishkill Rural Cemetery.

Jennifer Haines

Jennifer Haines

Jennifer Haines (1981-2019)

Jennifer Lynn Haines, 37, of Highland Mills, and formerly a lifelong Beacon resident, died May 3, 2019.

She was born Oct. 25, 1981, in Mount Kisco, the daughter of David and Nancy (Lupis) Haines. She graduated from Beacon High School in 1999 and earned a bachelor’s degree in the arts from Hartwick College in Oneonta.

Jennifer was a lover of life who enjoyed her cats and watching for butterflies and birds.

Besides her parents, Jennifer is survived by several aunts, uncles and cousins. Funeral services were private. Memorial donations may be made to the Animal Rescue Foundation (

William Quirk Jr. (1952-2019)

William Edward Quirk Jr., 67, a lifelong Beacon resident, died May 6, 2019, at the Albany Medical Center.

He was born Feb. 13, 1952, in Newburgh, the son of William and Ann (Conley) Quirk.

William is survived by his two sisters, Gloria Glover (George) of Wappingers Falls, and Patricia Ann Palo.

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on May 10 at St. Joachim Church in Beacon, with burial at St. Joachim Cemetery.

Theresa Simone

Theresa Simone

Theresa Simone (1959-2019)

Theresa J. Simone, 59, died May 8, 2019, at her home in Hopewell Junction.

She was born on Aug. 13, 1959, in New Milford, Connecticut, the daughter of Anthony and Eleanor (Wolfing) Sieredzinski, On June 25, 1983, in Pawling, she married Anthony Simone, who survives at home.

Theresa was the secretary to the superintendent of the Beacon City School District and an active member of the Episcopal Cursillo Ministry. She loved making jewelry, painting rocks and all types of crafting and sewing. She also loved bird watching, gardening, camping and cooking. In her youth, she was the leader of the Kazootie Cooties, Pawling’s first kazoo band.

In addition to her husband, Theresa is survived by her children: Anthony Simone (Alex Colon) of Brooklyn; Gregory Simone of Brookline, Massachusetts; and Jennifer Puleo (Steve) of New Paltz; two grandchildren, Nicholas and Alyssa Puleo; a sister, Karen Sieredzinski of Poughquag; a brother, Joseph Sieredzinski (Mary) of Jacksonville, Florida; and a nephew, Jason Kucharski (Chrissy) of Orlando, Florida.

Funeral services will be conducted on Friday, May 17, at 10 a.m. at the Zion Episcopal Church, 12 Satterlee Place, in Wappingers Falls. Memorial donations may be made to Camp Neringa Inc., at Neringa 100, 34 State St., Guilford, CT 06437.

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