Delcye Bundy

With her devoted son at her side and surrounded by her loving family and friends, Delcye Page Bundy took her place among the angels on Thursday, May 10, 2012 at Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie after a brief illness. She was 76.
A lifelong area resident, Delcye was born in Wiccopee (Town of East Fishkill) on June 26, 1935 to the late Rev. Edgar and Cornelia Hill Bundy. She was educated in Beacon schools and was employed at Tuck/Tesa Tape in Beacon and Middletown for 35 years. After her retirement, Delcye worked in Beacon at the soup kitchen and as a dispatch clerk with the Martin Luther King Cultural Center.
Delcye was in several bowling leagues and also enjoyed playing cards, watching sports, taking road trips, going to Monticello and spending time with her family and friends. She was an extraordinary cook and was also known for her keen wit and “telling it like it is.”
Delcye is survived by her son and best friend, Dwayne E. Pruitt of Beacon, with whom she resided; step-daughter Deanna Pruitt of Columbus, OH; stepsons Daniel W. Pruitt of Atlanta, GA and David E. Pruitt and his wife Dorothy of Newburgh; grandchildren Billy, David, Lauren, Dennis, Daniel and Douglas Pruitt; great-grandchildren Fiona, Serenity, Lila, Violet and Carter; special cousins Maxine Ware and William Penn; sisters-in-law Alice Bundy and Virginia “Shane” Humphrey; nieces Marcia and Savona Roberts, Yolanda Stephens, Doralene Kilgore Williams and Allison Travis; nephews Launcelot Hill and Jason Bundy; dear friend Julia “Tookie” Anderson; and a host of other relatives and friends.
In addition to her parents, Delcye was predeceased by her sisters Dorothy Bundy Hill, Mary Louise Miller-Ware and Hermie Kilgore; brothers James and Edgar (Clint) Bundy; and longtime companion Daniel E. Pruitt, Jr.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, May 16, 2012 from 11:00am until noon at Springfield Baptist Church, 8 Mattie Cooper Square, Beacon, NY followed by a homegoing service at noon. The Rev. Dr. Richard P. Butler of Central Baptist Church in Salt Point will officiate. Interment will follow at Fishkill Rural Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Lung Association or to your favorite charity
To leave a online condolence or for directions, please visit Arrangements are under the direction of Libby Funeral Home, Inc., 55 Teller Avenue, Beacon, NY 12508.

Date Of Service
Wednesday Visitation, May 16, 2012 from 11:00 am to 12:00 noon, Interment will follow at Fishkill Rural Cemetery

Location Of Service
Springfield Baptist Church, 8 Mattie Cooper Square, Beacon, NY

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  1. Eric and Jean Young says:

    My good friend Dwayne, may god be with you and provide all your needed comfort during this very, very sad time. Delcye will be missed, but always in our hearts until we see her again. Love Eric and Jean.

  2. Michele Lawrenson says:

    I was so saddened to hear of Delcye’s passing. We worked together at tesa tape for several years before she retired and though it’s been many years, I have never forgotten her. My sincere condolences to her family and friends.

  3. Jim Tuttle (MCC) says:

    Dwayne.. my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this very difficult time.. I have felt your pain… although time helps to heal… we never forget the love of our family… It is to be cherished.. as are their fond memories…

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