Peter Pavelock

Peter R Pavelock, 62, a life-long Beacon resident, passed away on June 24, 2020 at the Vassar Brother Medical Center in Poughkeepsie, NY. He was born August 31, 1957 in Beacon, NY, the son of the late Frank G and Amy (Warren) Pavelock.

Peter enlisted at the age of 17 to serve his country in the United States Navy, and later serving in the United States Army Reserves as a military policeman.

On April 13, 1977, Peter married the love of his life Pamela (Lindner), who survives at home. He worked several different jobs to support his family including as a fire fighter serving with Castle Point, Hillside Lake and Beacon Engine until fulfilling his dream of becoming a police officer.

Peter worked for several local municipalities before accepting a position within the Dutchess County Sheriff’s office. This was a defining moment for him and he couldn’t have been more proud to wear the uniform of a Deputy Sheriff. Peter ended his career at the sheriff’s office in the late 1990’s and later worked several security guards jobs as well as operating his own Security Guard training school and contracting business.

Along with his loving wife of 43-years, Peter is survived by his sons Michael (Andrea) Pavelock and Stephen (Cassandra) Pavelock; and also his 6 grandchildren and many nieces & nephews.

A special thank you to Vassar Brothers Medical Center, specifically the ICU staff, for the compassion they showed while caring for Peter.

His Family & Friends will gather on Tuesday, June 30th from 4-7pm at the LIBBY FUNERAL HOME, 55 Teller Avenue, Beacon, where a remembrance will be offered at 6PM concluded by military honors by the United States Navy Honor Guard. A Graveside Service will be held privately for family-only at St. Joachim Cemetery, Washington Avenue, Beacon.

Arrangement were entrusted to the professional care of the Libby Funeral & Cremation Services of Beacon; to offer a message of condolence or share a fond memory, please visit: Due to the ongoing health crisis; masks will be required for all attendees and there will be a limit to 40 people at a time inside the funeral home; there will be a line-up for receiving at the entrance, please be sure to adhere to local social distancing guidelines of keep distancing.

There will be a moment of remembrance offered for His Family & Friends at 6:00 PM with a personal reflection and song tribute which will be followed by Military Honors by the United States Navy Honor Guard

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  1. Judith Warren says:

    Rip cousin you now have joined the Family up in Heaven and we will meet again one day Judith(Beverland)Warren

  2. Tony Diottaviano Sr. says:

    Enjoy your well earned rest my brother. You have finished your course and have run an exemplary race. I, along with many of your fellow shipmates and family, are grateful and thankful for your service to ‘Country’. Until we meet again, I salute you and now have the watch. You stand relieved shipmate. Rest in heavenly peace. Your brother and cousin, Tony Diottaviano

  3. Francis DiOttaviano says:

    Rest in peace now Pete. As cousins we grew up in the most enjoyable times, family gatherings and such. We worked together as firefighters. As I always known, in your heart you wanted to be part of law enforcement. You moved on and achieved that goal joining your brother Jim as a deputy sheriff. You once had told me how proud you were to see your son follow in working in law enforcement. my memories of you Pete will be a great cousin, brother firefighter, a loving son, officer and a gentlemen, a great husband and father.

  4. John DiRusso says:

    Rest in Peace, Pete! Condolences & prayers to the family!

  5. wm pendleton jrr says:

    so sorry to hear about Pete. many fond memories of pre-parade him helping make sure my uniform looked good. he will be missed

  6. Valerie Vasilas says:

    Pamela, I am so sorry to hear of Peter’s passing. You have my deepest sympathy.
    May God bless you and your family to have the strength and courage to get through this difficult time.

  7. Donna Montesano says:

    Pam I’m so sorry to hear of the loss of your husband. You are in my thoughts and my prayers. Take care my friend.

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