Colleen Waksmundzki

Waksmundzki, Colleen Greenough, a life long resident of Beacon,
entered into rest Friday, April 12, 2013 at Florida
Hospital , Orlando FL. She was 26.
Born June 8, 1986 in Poughkeepsie , NY , she is the daughter of
Rush M. and Linda Coughlin Greenough and the wife of Piotr Waksmundzki.
Colleen was a graduate of Beacon High School where she was
active as a member of the Math Club, and President of the Honor
Society, she later graduated from the State University Of New
York at New Paltz with a degree in Finance.
On October 8, 2011 she married Piotr A. Waksmundzki in St. Mary’s Church, Fishkill. Colleen’s passion came from her love for and from family which she was constantly surrounded by, which inspired her to be a wonderful mother and wife and allowed her to inherit her creative skills in knitting and crocheting, especially her famous Christmas stockings for the great grandchildren, continuing the tradition started by her Aunt Helen and Grandmother.
Mr. Waksmundzki survives at home.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by her two
daughters, Magdalin (2) and Makenzie (2 mos.), her parents, Rush and Linda Greenough of Beacon, her sister and best friend, Erin Greenough Alencastro and husband Christian of Beacon, two brothers, Rush Greenough IV and significant other, Terry Williams of Beacon, and Christopher Greenough and wife Mandy of Phoenix, AZ, her father and mother in law, Zbigniew and Maria Waksmundzki of Beacon, her brother in law, Bartosz Waksmundzki of Beacon, a nephew and niece, Mason and Macy Alencastro, and a nephew, Cameron Greenough, as well as several aunts, uncles, and cousins.
She was predeceased by her maternal grandparents, Leonard and Grace Coughlin, and her paternal grandparents, Rush and Adella Greenough.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, April 17, from 4:00
to 7:00 pm at Libby Funeral Home, Inc. 55 Teller Ave. Beacon , NY .
A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered Thursday, April 18,
at 11:00am at St. Mary Mother of the Church, Jackson St. Fishkill.
Interment will follow in St. Joachim’s Cemetery, Beacon.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made directly to the family,
in order to start a college fund for Colleen and Piotr’s
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
Wednesday, April 17, 2013 from 4:00 to 7:00 pm

Location Of Service
Libby Funeral Home, Inc. 55 Teller Ave. Beacon, NY 12508

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  1. Alison Idema says:

    My heart goes out to the whole family. Colleen was such a beautiful person and you are all such a beautiful family. I’m constantly praying for you during this time.

  2. Dana Sawitz says:

    I’m so sorry to hear about this loss. I hope that her family and friends are able to find peace and as you remember her contribution to your lives. Thoughts and prayers

  3. Anna Kwasniak,Piotr Szaradowski says:

    Words cannot even begin to express our sorrow,You are in our prayers….

  4. Vic & Bitsy Stopski says:

    We would like to express our sincere sympathy on the loss of your daughter, we will pray for her and your family in this trying time.

  5. Sabine Ryon TARTER says:

    My prayers are with you and your Family at this very disheartening and difficult time; there are no words that can truly express how I wish I could be there for you Linda, Rush, Erin and family and how sorry I was to hear about your loss. Thinking about you from across the ocean and sending you my heartfelt condolences. Sabine

  6. Maria mojica says:

    I am so sorry! May The Lord be with all of you!

  7. Tammy Dean Lillie says:

    Linda, Rush and Family. My Prayers and Love go out to you and your Family at this Tragic Time.. Look to God and Know That he has a New Angel. She will forever be in you Heart. Look to the Sky for she is the Sunshine in the Day and The Stars at night….. May You R.I.P Colleen

  8. The Nevins Family says:

    Our deepest sympathy for your loss. We will keep your family in our thoughts and prayers.
    Dan,Marilyn,Danny,Ash and Matt

  9. Slawek Waksmundzki says:

    T’was grace that taught my heart to fear
    And grace my fear relieved
    How precious did that grace appear,
    The hour I first believed….

  10. Louis and Irene Torrieri says:

    To Colleen’s family, We share your sadness and grief, yet words to console are so difficult to find. We pray that you find comfort in knowing that while our words are few, our prayers are many. May God bless all the family of Colleen and give you the strength to bear your loss.
    Sincerely, Louis and Irene Torrieri (friends of Joyce and Pat)



  12. Anna Gawron Matulska says:

    We are all deeply shocked to hear of the sudden death Colleen and we would like to offer our deepest sympathy.
    Please accept our deepest and most heartfelt condolences at this most challenging time

  13. Neighbor says:

    May Colleen Greenough Waksmundzki RIP, the loss of death is never easy. The now void of a sure hug or even a kiss now all of sudden not there can be so painful but not hopeless, please be assured as His word says, \

  14. Casey O\'Neil says:

    I just found out about this tonight…. Pete & Colleen\’s family, I\’m so sorry, I\’m shocked and at a loss of words, my heart and my love goes out to you all. You all are my thoughts and prayers… May you Rest In Peace, Colleen.

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