Beacon Obituaries

Jean Anzovino

Jean Anzovino

Jean Anzovino (1949-2021)

Jean Marie Anzovino, 71, a longtime Beacon resident, died July 10, surrounded by family members.

Jean was born in Peekskill on Aug. 14, 1949, the daughter of Eugene and Louise (Pelaccio) Tompkins. She had a big heart and a loving nature, her family said, and enjoyed the simple things in life, such as cooking for her loved ones, listening to Elvis and going out with her best friend, Caroline Papula, who died in January.

She is survived by her children, Brian Anzovino (Terry), Joe Anzovino (Valerie) and Sandra Black (Michael). She is also survived by her siblings, Shirley Hallock, Eugene Tompkins, George Barger and Steven Barger; eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian Burial was offered on July 14 at St. Joachim Church in Beacon, followed by interment at St. Joachim Cemetery.

Daisy Simmons (1934-2021)

Daisy Burke Simmons, 86, a lifelong Beacon resident, died July 9 at the Fishkill Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing in Beacon.

She was born Dec. 26, 1934, the daughter of Edward and Nettie (Stairs) Burke. She worked for many years in the exchange division at SUNY New Paltz until her retirement.

Daisy is survived by her sons, Mark Simmons and Robert Simmons. Interment will be private.

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