Esther Barrett

Barrett, Esther of Beacon, entered into rest Thursday, October 3, 2013 at her daughter’s home in Poughkeepsie surrounded by her loving family. She was 84.
Esther was born in Pawling, NY on November 28, 1928, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Mary O’dell.
Esther was married to the late Daniel W. Barrett Jr., who predeceased her on October 8, 1978.
Survivors include, four children, Daniel W. Barrett III (Patricia) of Bullgap, TN, Jean Cohen (Allen) of Poughkeepsie, William and Michael Barrett of Beacon, two sisters, Mary and Dorothy, two grandchildren, Mark Cohen and Brian Cohen (Megan) , two great-grandchildren, Evan and Colin Cohen, as well as several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by a brother Walter, and a sister, Ruth.
The family would like to thank Dr. Andrew Chernack, as well as Sue, Kristal, and Tom of Hospice.
Visitation will be held Sunday, October 6, from 4:00 to 7:00 pm at Libby Funeral Home, Inc. 55 Teller Ave. Beacon, NY.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, October 7, at 11:00 am at Libby Funeral Home, Inc.
Interment will follow at Cold Spring Cemetery, Cold Spring, NY.
Pastor Ben Larson-Wolbrink will officiate.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Dutchess 374 Violet Ave. Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
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
Sunday, October 6, 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. Friends at Hudson Valley DDSO says:

    Our thoughts and prayers are with your family at this time.
    With heartfelt condolences,
    Your friends and co-workers at Hudson Valley DDSO.

  2. Sandra O\'Dell Herring says:

    To my Aunt Esther\’s children, My prayers are with you at this time. I hope you take a little comfort in knowing that Aunt Ester\’s baby sister Dorothy H.O\’Dell was in Heaven waiting on her. My mom Passed away on November the 4th, 2012. Aunt Mamie passed away three years ago. Grandma, Grandpa and all of their children are together again in Heaven. With deepest sympathy the children of Dorothy H.O\’Dell loving baby sister of Esther.

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