FISHKILL, N.Y. — Elizabeth W. Brilliant, 69, of Fishkill, died Thursday, Oct. 20.
The daughter of the late Dr. George E. and Louise (Williams) Wortman, she was born May 16, 1947, in Beacon.
A graduate of Roy C. Ketcham High School in Wappingers Falls, she also attended Dutchess Community College and later graduated from the Krissler Business Institute in Poughkeepsie. She was an active member of the community. For many years, she served as a member and Chairwoman of the Town of Fishkill Zoning Board of Appeals. She was chairwoman for the Town of Fishkill Republican Committee and later became xhairwoman for the Dutchess County Republican Committee. Following her position as county chair, she went on to serve as secretary for the New York State Republican Committee.
She is survived by her husband, Harold C.; daughters, Rebecca Fusaro and her husband Rob, Missy DeMattio-Coppola and her husband Vinny; and granddaughters, Nicole and Danielle DeMattio.
She was predeceased by her parents; and sister, Donna Brickner.
Calling hours will be from 1-4 p.m. Sunday at the McHoul Funeral Home of Fishkill Inc., 1089 Main St., Fishkill. A private burial will be conducted at Fishkill Rural Cemetery.
In recognition of her love for animals, in lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Animal Rescue Foundation , PO Box 1129, Beacon, NY 12508
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