Paul Eraca

Eraca, Paul P. of Greer, SC formerly of Beacon, entered into rest July 21, 2012, at Greenville Memorial Hospital, Greenville SC, he was 79.
Born July 11, 1933 in Beacon, NY he was the son of the late Frank and Rose Jusick Eraca.
On May 3, 1955 in St. Joachim’s Church he married Jacqueline Frost, Mrs. Eraca pre-deceased him June 27, 2010.
Paul was a retired Locksmith for Fishkill Correctional Facility, a member of St. Joachim’s Church, Knights Of Columbus, B.P.O. Elks Beacon, a life member of Beacon Engine,and a U.S. Air Force Korean Conflict Veteran.
Survivors include Five Children; David P. Eraca and his wife Allyn of FL, Rosemary Eraca of SC, Paul S. Eraca of Beacon, Tracy Pavlovic and her husband Steven of SC, and Scott M. Eraca of SC. Nine grandchildren; Adam, Steven, Kimberly, Kevin, Emily, Shawna Rose, Nicole, Todd and his wife Katy, and Sarah, two great grandchildren; Braedan, and Audrey, his brother Frank Eraca of Fishkill, his sister Rosemarie Sandford of Rhinebeck as well as several nieces and nephews.
He was pre-deceased by his brothers; Joseph, Michael, and Vincent Eraca, and his sisters; Catherine Phillips, Julia Carbanaro, and Antoinette Annis.
Visitation will be held Wednesday July 25, from 6:00 to 9:00 pm at Libby Funeral Home, Inc. 55 Teller Ave. Beacon, NY, where, at 7:30 pm Beacon Engine will hold services.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered Thursday, July 26 at 11:00 am at St. Joachim’s Church, Leonard Street, Beacon. Father David Nolan will officiate.
Interment will follow in St. Joachim’s Cemetery, Beacon.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to: St. Joachim’s Church 61 Leonard St. Beacon, NY 12508 or Leukemia Society 5 Computer Drive West, Suite 100, Albany, NY 12205, or to a charity of one’s choice.
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Arrangements are under the direction of Libby Funeral Home, Inc. 55 Teller Ave. Beacon, NY 12508 845-831-0179

Date Of Service
Wednesday July 25, from 6:00 to 9:00 pm

Location Of Service
Libby Funeral Home, Inc. 55 Teller Ave. Beacon, NY 12508

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  1. Nancy & Jerry Fezza says:

    Our thoughts and prayers are with everyone during this difficult time. May God grant you His comfort and strength to get through all the following days and weeks, and know that your Dad is now resting in peace with your Mom.

  2. Nicola Mazzarelli says:

    To The Eraca Family So sorry for the loss of your Dad My father Nick Mazzarelli worked with him at Matteawan for years still talks about your Dad. I remember coming to your parents house when I was little both your parents such great people. My Dad wanted me to send a note to say how sorry to about your Dad and how much he enjoyed workig with him. May he rest in Peace and now he is wth your Mom. From The Mazzarelli Family

  3. John & Jane Pomarico says:

    There were good times being with your dad growing up especially with riding shotgun on snowmobiles with Dave , Paul & Scottie through Memorial Park & being at the house visiting when my Grandparents were both alive

    Now your parents are up in Heaven with Fred & Palma talking about how much they all enjoyed working at Matteawan Together

    Rest In Peace Big Paul

    PS: I will not reveal some of your father’s favorite words that used to come out of his mouth

  4. Kathy & Dave Curtin says:

    Tracy & Family,
    Sorry for the passing of your dad I hope now you can all look back not at him but to both of them for the good times you shared with your parents. Hes at peace now and no suffering. Hes with his love your mom which is where he always wanted to be. A new angel now and when you need anything he will always be there. God Bless all of you and may this sad part of your life pass and all of you will have both of them in your memories.

  5. Jerry and Linda Bates says:

    Dear Rosie Sanford and Eraca Family, Jerry and I are so very sorry for your loss… We especially loved to visit with Paul on his Vermont trips. He will forever be remembered for his good nature and love for his family and friends.
    Our prayers and thoughts are with you and the family….
    Love Linda and Jerry VT

  6. Linda B Schiller (Emigh) says:

    Dear RoseMarie Sandford – I am so deeply sorry for your loss and wish I could be there to give you comfort. I miss having you as a neighbor on Masters Place when I lived in Emmilliene Ellsworths house for ten years. Give my condolences to the rest of your family and if you can let me know where I can keep in touch with you. Regards to all Linda Emigh.

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