Elena Eckert

Eckert, Elena Marie of Beacon, entered into rest Saturday, November 19, 2016 at home surrounded by her loving family. She was 53.

Born November 2, 1963 in Poughkeepsie, NY, she was the daughter of the late Daniel Joseph DiRubbio and Sophia Charkalis DiRubbio.

Elena was a recently retired Corrections Officer for Fishkill Correctional Facility and a former Waitress and Bartender for Trump National of the Hudson Valley, Stormville, NY.

Survivors include: her son, William Daniel Eckert and his fiance Danielle Lee Soto of Wappingers Falls, her mother Sophia Charkalis DiRubbio and her companion Jason Morse of Wappingers Falls, her sister, Danette DiRubbio of Wappingers Falls, her brother, Dean P. DiRubbio and his wife Deborah of Beacon, two grandchildren, William Alexander and Elizabeth Ella, two nieces, Sadie Jane and Danielle Rose DiRubbio, her former husband, William James Eckert, as well as many additional family members and friends.

Visitation will be held Tuesday, November 22, from 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 9:00 PM at Libby Funeral Home, Inc. 55 Teller Ave. Beacon.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, November 23, at 11:00 AM at Libby Funeral Home, Inc. followed by Entombment in Fishkill Rural Mausoleum, Fishkill.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital 262 Danny Thomas Way, Memphis, TN 38105 or Stjude.org

Arrangements are under the direction of Jarett D. Quick at Libby Funeral Home, Inc. 55 Teller Ave. Beacon, NY 12508 (845) 831-0179

For directions or to leave an online condolence, please visit www.libbyfuneralhome.com

Date Of Service
Tuesday, November 22, from 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 9:00 PM

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

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  1. Gail D. Murdock says:

    To the Eckert & DiRubbio Families May Our Heavenly Father Comfort & Keep You! Elena, Thanks for the Laughs, the Stories & Girl Talk! I will Miss You, My Dear. Rest Well! God Bless You!!!

  2. Linda Sussman says:

    Elena, you were a bright light in the life of club trump. I will never forget the year I was sick and you care and concern for me touched my heart. My good friend, I will miss you. Go with God and teach those angels how to shine with your light.

  3. Velda Smith says:

    Sweet Elena will be truly missed. All will agree that Ms. E was a real spirit. She welcomed me many years ago to a unfamiliar place. We laughed as I learned from her. I\’m honored to have known her. GOD bless you in your time of sadness. Thank you for Elena. She\’s our light.

  4. Kevin Whitlow says:

    If the world was a mirror of Elena it would be wonderful across all borders…S.I.P MISS E…

  5. Bones Robillard says:

    To as we all knew Elena. And as a childhood friend growing up in the same neighborhood Elena would want us to celebrate her life. To which she has told me when I lost a love one God bless

  6. Christina Santa Teresa and Chris Olivo says:

    Deepest condolences to the DeRubio and Eckert families. She never stopped talking about her family and I know she is watching over all of you now and forever. We will never forget her and the happiness she brought to us. Elena was the best neighbor anyone could ever ask for. Her stories and laughter will never be forgotten. As I decorate the building this holiday season I hope you are smiling down giving your approval as you were he absolute best and made everyone feel like one big family. Rest In Peace Elena!!! We love you! God bless.

  7. Mark L. Grimes & Family says:

    We are extending our deepest condolences to the family of Elena. We keep you in our prayers and hope that you find peace in your memories and knowledge that you have one more angel watching over your family… God bless!!! Elena, sleep in peace!!!

  8. Paul Spagnoletti & Family says:

    On behalf of the Spagnoletti Family, please accept our deepest condolences for the unfortunate loss of Elena. With her wonderful and thoughtful personality, our Family got to know Elena over the past number of years thru her work at the Club. She took a personal interest in our Charity Event and became a dear Friend to our Family. She will be sorely missed. God Bless Her. Regards, Paul

  9. Evelyn Joseph says:

    With deepest sympathy my heart goes out to the family…
    May God place his healing hands over your grieving hearts during this time of sorrow…
    Elena your memory will always be honored…
    You will be missed and continued to be loved… Love You Mama!!!

  10. Tracy Eraca Pavlovic says:

    So very sad to hear this. Elena will be missed by everyone. Such a beautiful person inside and out! I will remember her laugh forever. Gone way to soon. Another Angel to watch over her family and friends. My thoughts and prayers are with her family at this difficult time. ????

  11. Kathy and Dave Curtin says:

    To Billy , Dean , Debbie and family, Sorry for your loss and Elena will be at peace. Keep all your memories of her as she will watch over all of you. She was always smiling and laughing whenever we spoke with her. May God Bless her for she is an angel above.

  12. Felicia Lewis says:

    To DeRubio and Eckert family,
    May Gods love keep you and carry you through this time of sorry. Elena\’s laugh her bubbly spirit, will be deeply missed by all but not forgotten.

  13. Joe and Judy Schell says:

    Deepest sympathy on the loss of this shining star. Keeping all of you close to our hearts here in Florida.
    With love, Joe and Judy Schell

  14. Emig Family says:

    To the family of Elena: our thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this difficult time. Our family got to know Elena at the club,she was a lovely lady always smiling and she will be missed. Rest in Peace Elena.

  15. Pria Riley says:

    The light that was Elana will never burn out. She will shine in all the hearts of the people she bless with her laughter and caring heart. She was definitely one of kind. With deepest sympathy to the Eckert & DeRubio families,may god keep you near & dear in your time of need

  16. Al and Roseann Moore says:

    To Dean and Family. Words seem inadequate to express the sadness of Elena\’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.

  17. Denise Doyle says:

    You were a bright light which will keep shining in the hearts of all of us. Trump will not be the same without you. Rest in peace me funny friend. Love and hugs to your family.

  18. Ron & Theresa Plimley says:

    Our condolences to Sophia and her family.

  19. Bob & Laura Lippman says:

    Our deepest sympathies go out to all family members. I t was our privilege to know Elena it wa nothing but fun and laughter she was part of the reason we enjoyed the Trump golf club so much. Over the years she shared her proudest monuments with us, she was a devoted mother and grandmother.

    Elena we hope you find that perfect beach in heaven where the weather is warn and the sun is shining. We will miss you dearly!

  20. Rich Levenson says:

    I will miss Elena and her honesty, she was as genuine as they come, and when she smiled, you knew she was sincere, and when she sneered, same thing. You always knew exactly where you stood with Elena, a rare and admirable quality

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