Helen May Moschiano

Helen May Moschiano, 69, a longtime Beacon resident, passed away on September 10, 2020 at her home. She was born in Yonkers, NY on July 5, 1951, daughter of the late William & May B. (Glover) Guski. Helen was a graduate of Peekskill High School, class of 1969; she later went onto secretarial school.

Helen worked for many years as an accounting administrator for the Service Merchandise Store in Fishkill, NY until the store closed.

Helen was a beloved mother, grandmother, sister; Helen will be remembered for being a great friend to many. She had a deep love of country, extremely patriotic, she always wore proudly her nation’s flag. She also loved watching the birds…

Helen is survived by her two daughters: Vicki M. (Kevin) Moschiano and Michele Torres; her 3 grandchildren, Eric (Manuela) Moschiano, Jackelyn Torres and Nicolle Torres; and also 5 great-grandchildren: Desmond, Joseph, Jacob, Hudson and Lennox. Helen is also survived by her two brothers, William Guski and James (Kay) Guski; and her best-friend “sister”, Carol (Dave) Schlemmer. She was also a special aunt to many of her nieces and nephews.

Along with her parents, she was predeceased by her sister, Katherine ‘Cookie’ Simmons Litchauer and her son-in-law, Jose Torres.

A Private Graveside Service will be at held at St. Joachim Cemetery, 325 Washinton Avenue, Beacon. Arrangements were entrusted to the professional care of the LIBBY FUNERAL HOME, 55 Teller Avenue, Beacon, NY 12508; To offer a message of condolence or share a fond memory, please visit: www.libbyfuneralhome.com


Private Graveside Service:

St. Joachim Cemetery
325 Washington Avenue
Beacon, NY 12508

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  1. Traci Thomas Schack says:

    So sorry for your loss.

  2. Lorey says:

    Rest in Peace Helen
    You will be missed

  3. Vivian Cirillo says:

    So sorry for your loss.

  4. Marilyn Rundle says:

    So sorry for your loss Michele and Vicki. My condolences to you and all your family. Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers. Love, Sissy

  5. Susan says:

    So sorry for your loss😢I hope you see mom up there maybe you two will get to have coffee together again ❤️

  6. Susan Moschiano says:

    So sorry for your loss. My condolences

  7. Luis Galarza says:

    Helen was a great friend to all my family , was someone that you could always come to to talk always had an ear open . She’s would call me and say , I need a favor from you not today or tomorrow when you can , I would always tell her well I’m here now what you need Helen.lol she will be truly missed . Love always Luis Galarza and boys

  8. Loriann Sciortino says:

    So sorry for your loss. May Helen rest in peace.
    Lori and Steve

  9. Kelly O’Dell says:

    Helen will be missed, she was always a stop for my girls and I as we walked around the neighborhood. She would check on all of us and my girls loved saying hello to her. Last week Daisy told Helen she she liked her house and all her owls in the yard. A kind friend and neighbor you will be missed Helen.

  10. Judy Pulcastro Palmatier says:

    Michele, Vicki ad family,
    I am so sorry for your loss. I remember what a nice woman your mom was. She will be missed.

  11. Debbie & Howie Eichler says:

    So very sorry to hear of Helen’s passing. Thoughts & prayers to the family. Helen was a wonderful person & I was so happy to reconnect with her. R.I.P. Helen..

  12. Aurora Ryan-Tutas says:

    So very sorry to hear of Helen’s passing, rest in peace dear Helen.

  13. Marie Foster says:

    I’m gonna miss our phone chats!! Prayers and condolences to the family. RIP my dear friend ✝️🙏

  14. Edward dunn says:

    Sorry for you loss girls sending prayers and love

  15. John Guski says:

    So sorry to hear of the passing of my cousin Helen May. Sincere condolences to all the family.

  16. Joy Maloney says:

    Helen was very loved by our family. She will be truly missed. I’m sorry for your loss.
    The Maloney family.

  17. Louisa DelTreste says:

    To My Oldest and Dearest Friend of 65 years I Love You to The Moon, Back and Beyond. I didn’t get to say Goodbye to You because I only learned of Your passing today 9/16/2020. OMG, With All of My Love, Prayers and Condolences to Your Family and Friends <3 May You Be at Peace In The Arms of Our Lord Jesus Christ. You will Always Hold a Special Place In My Heart For Ever!!! I will Always Cherish All The Memories We Shared. Thank You for Always Being My Friend and Being There for Me in My Time of Need. RIP Helen May <3 + God Bless

  18. Barbara Moschiano says:

    So sorry for your loss Michele and Vicki and family. My heart and prayers to you all. Rest in peace Helen.

  19. Margo Adams says:

    Vicki and Michele I’m sorry for your loss. Your mom was a beautiful person and a very good friend. She will be missed by me and many others. Just remember she walks beside you everyday. Rest In Peace in god’s arms my good friend. Until we meet in the Lords house I Love You 🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻

  20. Marilyn Thompson says:

    So sorry for your loss. May she Rest In Peace. Much love,

  21. Stan Hudy says:

    So sorry to hear about your mom!
    Tons of laughs and more than enough ‘Goddamn you Hudy!’
    That’s what I will always remember.
    Be well…

  22. Cindy and Steve says:

    Vicki,Michelle and family,I am so sorry for the loss of your mother.Helen was a big part of a lot of our memories. May she RIP,with her mom and Cookie.

  23. Carol Schlemmer says:

    My FOREVER FRIEND – Life will never be the same without you – but you will live on – in my heart & soul – Always – Love you “big time”
    Aunt Carol

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