• Beacon is also known as: Dutchess County / Beacon city.

  • Their current mayor is Mayor Charles Kelly, who took office February 3rd, 2016.


  • Obituaries for residents might be found in these newspapers: Beacon Free Press.


Beacon is a city located in Dutchess County, New York, United States. The 2010 census placed the city total population at 15,541. Beacon is part of the Poughkeepsie–Newburgh–Middletown, New York Metropolitan Statistical Area as well as the larger New York–Newark–Bridgeport, New York–New Jersey–Connecticut–Pennsylvania Combined Statistical Area. It was named to commemorate the historic beacon fires that blazed forth from the summit of the Fishkill Mountains to alert the Continental Army about British troop movements. Beacon is located in the southwest corner of Dutchess County in the fast growing Mid-Hudson Region. It is also located approximately 90 miles (140 km) south of Albany, New York. The area occupied as Beacon is was originally settled as the villages of Matteawan and Fishkill Landing in 1709, which were among the first communities in the state. Beacon incorporated as a city in 1913, amalgamating the two villages as well as a small portion of the hamlet of Glenham from the town of Fishkill. The city served a variety of roles during the Revolutionary War. It manufactured war supplies, and served as a fort and signaling point. The city's name came from signal fires that were...

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There are currently 2 funeral home listings for the city of Beacon, New York.

Beacon Obituaries

It was revealed by Orange County Register on February 9th, 2015 that Roberta Luttmann (Beat) passed on in Laguna Hills, California.  Ms. Luttmann was 91 years old and was born in Beacon, NY.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Roberta's life.

It was noted by Clarksburg Exponent Telegram on October 15th, 2014 that Louise Wanda Bookholt (Sansovini) passed on in Jane Lew, West Virginia.  Ms. Bookholt was 86 years old and was born in Beacon, NY.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Louise Wanda's life.

It was written by Georgetown News-Graphic on April 17th, 2014 that Frederick Phillip Jr "Fred" Neuville passed away in Lexington, Kentucky.  Neuville was 84 years old and was born in Beacon, NY.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Frederick Phillip Jr "Fred"'s life.

It was disclosed by Burlington Free Press on September 25th, 2013 that Dale J Beauchemin passed away in Burlington, Vermont.  Beauchemin was 59 years old and was born in Beacon, NY.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Dale J's life.

It was disclosed by Sarasota Herald-Tribune on August 14th, 2013 that Herbert Norman Bryant passed on in Venice, Florida.  Bryant was 90 years old and was born in Beacon, NY.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Herbert Norman's life.

It was reported by Oregonian on August 4th, 2013 that Hope Wallace (Guaraldi) died in Beaverton, Oregon.  Ms. Wallace was 79 years old and was born in Beacon, NY.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Hope's life.

It was noted by Tampa Tribune on June 7th, 2013 that Joel K Phillips perished in Hudson, Florida.  Phillips was 74 years old and was born in Beacon, NY.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Joel K's life.

It was written by Arizona Republic on January 6th, 2013 that Shirley M Cadwallader (Vix) died in Scottsdale, Arizona.  Ms. Cadwallader was 82 years old and was born in Beacon, NY.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Shirley M's life.

It was written on September 25th, 2012 that Robert Raymond Adler died in Warren, Michigan.  Adler was 74 years old and was born in Beacon, NY.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Robert Raymond's life.

It was written by Sarasota Herald-Tribune on September 22nd, 2012 that Allyson Harmsen (Smith) perished in Venice, Florida.  Ms. Harmsen was 88 years old and was born in Beacon, NY.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Allyson's life.

All Funeral Homes in Beacon

Balsamo-Cordovano Funeral Home

Our mission has been to help lighten the burden and improve the experience that one has, when going through the difficult time of arranging the funeral of a loved one. We achieve this through a staff of well trained professionals, who through...

Beecher Funeral Home

All of our licensed directors adhere to the highest standard of ethical practices and are committed to ensuring that all of your needs are attended to. Their commitment to the community and genuine compassion toward families are but a few of the...

Cassidy-Flynn Funeral Home, Inc.

Flynn Family Funeral Homes have been serving Westchester County for over four generations. We are proud of the relationships we have developed with the families of Mt. Kisco and surrounding communities.   Flynn Family Funeral Homes proudly...

Heritage Funeral Home

Heritage Funeral Home was founded by Ronald Powe and has been family owned and operated as a part of the community since 1979. We understand our responsibility to provide professional services to families in our neighborhood and our surrounding...

Hudson Valley Funeral Home

In 1995 Anthony Cracolici purchased the funeral home and renamed it Hudson Valley Funeral Home aka Cracolici’s. The beautiful brick front building has 10 foot ceilings and is located across from the Woodlawn Cemetery. Hudson Valley Funeral Home...

Quigley Brothers Funeral Home

In the early 1970's, two twin brothers from Cornwall, New York had a vision of helping the Hudson Valley. They sought to offer only the highest level of professional funeral services to grieving families.

This vision began in 1972 when Kevin and...

Straub Funeral Home

Straub, Catalano & Halvey Funeral Home is located at 55 East Main Street in the historic Village of Wappingers Falls, Dutchess County, New York. We serve the families of Wappingers Falls and the surrounding communities with professionalism and...

Sweets Funeral Home

Sweet's Funeral Home, Inc. was founded in 1950 by George W. Sweet (1915-1991). The family tradition was carried on by his son, G. Richard Sweet (1942-1997), and the funeral home is now in its third generation.Our funeral home is a family owned...

William M Gagan Funeral Home

Our funeral home is a independently owned and operated business. We are large enough to give our families the same service as the largest funeral homes around, yet we are small enough that each family receives the level of attention and care they...

Halvey Funeral Home
5423 21st Ave Ne
Beacon, WA 98185
Libby Funeral Home Incorporated
5423 21st Ave Ne
Beacon, WA 98185

Beacon Funeral Home News

Ann Johnson, Smith College employee
Upon returning to New York, she attended graduate school at The Columbia School ... Visiting hours at the Ahearn Funeral Home will be from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 5, with the funeral at Annunciation Chapel, 87 Beacon St., Florence, MA at 10:30 a.m ...

Dr. John E. Tessieri, Ph.D.
By September 1949 he had earned his Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry from Stanford University and joined Texaco at the Beacon, New York Research Center ... with son Sam. Funeral services will be at St. Martin's Episcopal Church, corner of Sage and Woodway ...

Pat Martel, 83, Maison Martel of Akron owner
In its time, it was one of the most elegant restaurants in Akron. . . . It was classic, authentic French cuisine,'' recalled former Akron Beacon Journal food writer ... on a blind date in New York City while in the service. After they married in 1953, they ...

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