BEACON, N.Y. – Terrance Gene Van Tassel, a resident of Beacon, died on Monday, Jan. 11. He was 55.
Van Tassel was a retired Correctional Officer for Downstate Correctional Facility, Fishkill. He was a member of The Emerald Society, Downstate, and a former Volunteer for Beacon Volunteer Ambulance Corps, as well as a member of St. John the Evangelist's Church, Beacon. Terrance served in the U.S. Navy from 1978-1982.
He is survived by his wife Lorraine; two sons, Patrick Van Tassell of Yonkers, and Gregory Van Tassell of Fishkill; and daughter Melissa (Todd) Post of Plattekill. He is also survived by three grandchildren, Ares, Venus and Savannah Post; three brothers, Roger, Thomas and Peter Van Tassell; one sister, Jeanne Wiley; mother- and father-in-law Lilly and Danny Antonecchia; and several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was predeceased by his two brothers Ralph and John Van Tassell.
Memorial donations may be made to Veteran Administration Volunteer Services 41 Castle Point Rd., Wappingers Falls, NY 12590.
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