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Rachel Galaburda

Visitation:
Friday, August 1, 2003
2:00 PM until 4:00 PM

Halvey Funeral Home
24 Willow Street
Beacon, NY 12508

Visitation:
Friday, August 1, 2003
7:00 PM until 9:00 PM

Halvey Funeral Home
24 Willow Street
Beacon, NY 12508

Service:
Saturday, August 2, 2003
10:00 AM

St. Joachim's Church
Leonard Street
Beacon, NY 12508

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Rachel Galaburda

Rachel Galaburda a longtime Beacon resident, entered into rest Wednesday, July 30, 2003 at her home. She was 83.

Daughter of the late Moises and Laura Rojas Mendez, she was born December 19, 1919 in Santiago, Chile.

Affectionately known as "Mama" to many, she was a loving mother and grandmother.

She is survived by her husband, Nicholas Galaburda of Clearwater, Florida; her daughters, Rose Bemis and her husband, Scott of Poughkeepsie, Esther Kapusinsky and her husband, Ken of Beacon and Frances Kanarich and her husband, George of Beacon; a daughter-in-law, Patricia Komisar; two sisters, Margaret Mendez of Beacon and Maria Mendez of Santiago, Chile; a special friend, Margaret Belusar; her grandchildren, Naomi Handley and her husband, Jim, Shawna Galaburda, Scott Wood and his wife, Elizabeth, Nicholas Wood and his wife, Melanie, Carra Galaburda, John Galaburda, and Jessica Banick; her great-grandchildren, Nicholas Wood, Jr., Tyler Wood, Haley Wood, Jamee Handley, Benjamin Lacey, Matt Schnetzler, and Nadina Handley; and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be Friday, August 1, 2003 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at Halvey Funeral Home, 24 Willow Street, Beacon.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10 am on Saturday, August 2, 2003 at St. Joachim's Church, Leonard Street, Beacon.

Interment will follow in the family plot of St. Joachim's Cemetery, Washington Avenue, Beacon.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Peter T. and William J. Halvey, Halvey Funeral Home, 24 Willow Street, Beacon. To send an online condolence or for directions, please visit our website, www.halveyfh.com.



 

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