Luis Padua

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Born on November 17, 1930

Departed on May 30, 2013

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Padua, Luis Galarza, a longtime Beacon resident, entered into rest Thursday, May 30, 2013 at St. Luke's Hospital, Newburgh. He was 82.
Born November 17, 1930 in Anasco, PR, he was the son of the late Angel Galarza Lopez and Ignacia Ingles Padua.
Mr. Padua was the former Pastor of the Church of God, Beacon, Truck Driver for Dorel Hat Factory, former employee of Chemical Rubber and Unico, Beacon.
Survivors include his wife Haidee Soto Padua at home, his 12 children; Moises Galarza (Aurelia) of Newburgh, Luis A. Galarza (Valerie) of Beacon, Luis A. Galarza (Rhonda) of Beacon, Benny Galarza (Rose) of Beacon, Manuel Galarza (Athena) of Beacon, Abraham Galarza (Wendy) of Glenham, Alberto Soto (Larina) of Pleasant Valley, Nellie Timmons (Jeremy) of Cold Spring, Nancy Hallock (Dennis) of DE, Judy Rodriguez (Henry) of CT, Daniel Padua (Daisy) of Wallkill, and Mary Perez (Javier) of PR, four brothers; Juan Galarza, Israel Galarza, David Galarza, and Eddie Galarza, as well as several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by a daughter Deizy Galarza, a brother Angel Galarza, and two sisters Julia Caraballo and Virginia Beltran.
Visitation will be held Monday, June 3, 2013, from 5:00 to 9:00 pm at Tabernacle of Christ Church 483 Main St. Beacon.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday June 4, at 10:00 am at Tabernacle of Christ Church.
Interment will follow in Fairview Cemetery, Beacon.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made directly to the Galarza family.
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
Monday, June 3, from 5:00 to 9:00 pm

Location Of Service
Tabernacle of Christ Church 483 Main St. Beacon, NY

Guestbook Entries

  1. Suzanne Kelly May 31, 2013 at 12:00 am - Reply

    To the wonderful Galarza family, my deepest sympathies on your loss. Over the almost 40 years that I knew Mr. Galarza, I had the pleasure of watching his children grow into wonderful adults. And, I am glad and proud that my youngest son, Joshua Galarza, is part of your family. My only regret is that I cannot be there in person to say a final farewell to a great man. My love to all.

  2. Eugene and Debra Murphy June 1, 2013 at 12:00 am - Reply

    Our deepest sympathy for your loss.May he rest in peace.

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