Deanna (Trifilo) Argenio

Deanna Anne Argenio, 53, of Middletown, NY, went Home to be with her Lord and Savior on June 6, 2019. She was born in Beacon, NY, on February 15, 1966, daughter of Lila (Jakab) Trifilo and the late Samuel Trifilo.

Deanna graduated from Beacon High School and Russell Sage College. She worked in the optical field before switching careers to become a docent at Boscobel, a job she truly loved.

Deanna’s strong faith and love of God inspired many people and she loved to share the Gospel with others.

Her passions were helping others, caring for her pets, taking courses, home schooling her nephews, playing video and board games, playing the harp, entertaining, and studying the Bible. Aunt D was always the life of the party and her quirky and joyful sense of humor always had us laughing.

We love you with all our hearts, Beautiful Girl. You will always be cherished and dearly missed.

Deanna is survived by her loving husband Michael; her mother Lila Trifilo (Edward Guardia); sister Lisa Reno (Jeff) and cherished nephews, Brien, Andrew, Dylan, and Alexander Reno; sister Adria Trifilo (Mike Cronin); father-in-law Richard Argenio (Laura); brother-in-law Scott Argenio (Jennifer) and niece and nephew Cole and Madeline; sister-in-law Cathy Eisgruber (Richard) and nephews Joseph and Tyler, great-niece Vivian, and many dear friends and loved ones.

The family will gather with friends on Thursday, June 13th from 4-8 PM at the LIBBY FUNERAL HOME, 55 Teller Avenue, Beacon, NY, where a Funeral Service will be held 11AM, Friday, June 14, followed by interment in St. Joachim Cemetery, Washington Avenue, Beacon.

Memorial Donations may be made to The Rock Hill Church of the Nazarene Youth Group, 210 Katrina Falls Road, Rock Hill, NY, 12775.

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  1. Jennifer Carlquist says:

    Dear Michael and family: On behalf of Deanna’s colleagues Boscobel, we are all terribly sorry for your loss. Deanna had so many gifts, and we were so lucky to have her share them with us. Her dedication to research, history, and graciousness inspired school children, family day-trippers, artists, fellow historians, and all of us.

  2. JoAnn Bellia says:

    I worked with Deanna at Boscobel from 2006. I will miss her laugh and our conversations. We weren’t just colleagues, she was a good friend. Her phenomenal memory for details, and her fantastic tours are an inspiration. We had some inspiring conversations and a lot of fun ones. Her intense faith was a wonder for me and helped me a great deal. My heart weeps.
    My sincere condolences to all her family.

  3. Kelly Lamoree says:

    I am so sorry to hear of Deanna’s passing. We first met when our mother’s became friends at their work, and we were friends through high school. Many trips to the mall, sleepovers, long phone conversations, French classes…so many memories. She’ll always have a special place in my memory.

  4. Kevin McCarthy, Sr. says:

    I love that the word ‘quirky’ is used to describe Deanna, and I am heartbroken to read it in her obituary. 53 is far too young to say ‘goodbye’ to one of the dearest and most fondly remembered friend from our high school years … such great memories of our time together on the stage.

    ‘Thou know’st ’tis common; all that lives must die,
    Passing through nature to eternity.’ ~ Wm. Shakespeare

    Eternal rest, grant unto Deanna O Lord
    and let perpetual light shine upon her.

  5. AM says:

    My sincere condolences to your family. May you find comfort in the promise of Revelation 21:4 of a time when death will be no more and loved ones will be reunited.

  6. Frank DiPasqua says:

    I can’t even begin to put into words how much I’m going to miss Deanna. The memories from years past will always be held in my heart; swinging on the swings at Glenham Elementary School, dancing at Berties, and just sitting on the couch watching TV and movies. Additionally, we spent hours talking, having friendly debates, and sharing ideas about every topic imaginable. Go find my baby girl and give her a big hug and kiss from her daddy. Deanna’s faith was in inspiration to me and also to many others. Eternal rest grant to Deanna, O Lord; and let perpetual light shine upon her. May her soul, and the souls of all the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Rest in peace my dear, dear friend. Until we meet again.

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