VerNooy, Eleanor R. (Ellie), 81, passed away at home on February 11, 2015.
Her career spanned many years as a NY State Science Middle School Teacher and a Social Worker. After retirement, she was active with Local Charities, and visits with her grandchildren. She and her husband enjoyed traveling including four mission trips abroad to Haiti, Ireland, Bolivia and Guatemala. She loved her family, dancing, beaches and her cabin in the Pocono Mountains.
Ellie is survived by four children; Linda VerNooy and her husband A.M. Noel, Diane Gallagher and her husband Daniel, David VerNooy and his wife Nancy and Crystal Mayer and her husband Frank, nine grandchildren; Gwendolynn, Jason, Rebecca, Michael, Katherine, Saraswati, Brittany, Stephanie and Jeevan, and one great-grandson James, as well as several nieces and nephews.
She is predeceased by her husband David P. VerNooy, a grandson Ryan VerNooy, her brother Donald and a sister Janice.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, February 14, 2015 at 12:00 pm at Christ United Methodist Church, Beacon. Lunch will follow .
In lieu of flowers, donations may be given to the Methodist Board of Global Missions 475 Riverside Drive, New York, NY 10115 or Habitat for Humanity 125 Washington St. Newburgh, NY 12550.
Arrangements are under the direction of Jarett D. Quick at Libby Funeral Home, Inc. 55 Teller Ave. Beacon, NY 12508 (845)831-0179
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Date Of Service
Saturday, February 14, 2015 at 12:00 PM
Location Of Service
Christ United Methodist Church, 60 Union St. Beacon, Lunch will follow