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Donato M. Tarquini

Monday, May 7, 2012
3:00 PM until 7:00 PM
Halvey Funeral Home, Inc.
24 Willow Street
Beacon, NY 12508

Tuesday, May 8, 2012
10:00 AM
St. John theEvangelist Church
31 Willow Street
Beacon, NY 12508

Donato M. Tarquini

Donato M. Tarquini, a lifelong Beacon resident, passed away at Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla on Friday, May 4, 2012. He was 68.

Born in Beacon on August 13, 1943 Don was the son of Louis and Mary Chizmar Tarquini. Don proudly served his country in the US Army. He was an operating engineer for local 825 at New York Trap Rock and later a foreman for Tilcon New York. Don married the former Henrietta Elsasser. Mrs. Tarquini survives at home. He was a member of the Cold Spring Boat Club.

Don was a soul mate to his wife, a beloved father and grandfather, a good friend to many who was full of love, laughter and generosity. He always put others first before himself.

In addition to his wife, Don is survived by his children, Donato Tarquini and his wife, Robin of Wallkill and Michelle Tarquini of Beacon; his grandchildren, Brandon, Connor, Sean and Dylan.

The family will receive their friends on Monday, May 7, 2012 from 3 to 7 p.m. at Halvey Funeral Home, Inc., 24 Willow Street, Beacon.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, May 8 at 10 a.m. at St. John the Evangelist Church, 31 Willow Street, Beacon.

Interment will follow at St. Joachim Cemetery, 303 Washington Avenue, Beacon.

Memorial donations in memory of Don may be made to either the Beacon Volunteer Ambulance Corps, P.O. Box 54, Beacon, New York 12508 or to the American Cancer Society, 2678 South Road, Suite 103, Poughkeepsie, New York 12601.
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Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Peter T. and Patrick J. Halvey.


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