BEACON, N.Y. -- Nicholas N. Francese of Beacon, died on March 10. He was 82.
Son of the late Nicholas and Sarah Trepepi Francese, he was born on Dec 6, 1934 in Wappingers Falls. On Feb. 12, 1956 at St. John the Evangelist Church in Beacon Francese married the former Caroline Policella. Mrs. Francese survives at home. He retired from IBM in East Fishkill and after his retirement worked for P & K Tax Service in Beacon.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his daughters, Susan Kenny and husband, John and JoMarie Fitzpatrick and husband, Dare; his grandchildren, Gregory Fredricks and wife, Melissa, Eric Fredricks and Kelly Rich and husband, Marques; his great-grandchildren, Aubrey Fredricks, Zoey Fredricks, Ellie Rich and his great-granddaughter expected in July.
The family will receive their friends on Thursday, March 16 from 4-8 p.m. at Halvey Funeral Home, Inc., 24 Willow Street, Beacon. Members of Lewis Tompkins Hose will hold services at 7 p.m. at the funeral home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, March 17 at 10 a.m. at St. John the Evangelist Church, 31 Willow Street, Beacon. Burial will follow at St. Joachim Cemetery, Beacon.
Memorial donations in his memory may be made to Lewis Tompkins Hose Company, 13 South Avenue, Beacon, New York.