Rosemary Thompson

Thompson, Rosemary J. 78 of Beacon, died on June 7, 2017 after a long illness.

She was born at home in Poughkeepsie on August 25, 1938 to the late Angelo and Mary (Tiano) Colacicco.

Rosemary was a 1956 graduate of Poughkeepsie High School and a 1987 graduate of the LPN program at Boces in Poughkeepsie.

She was employed at the former Highland Hospital in Beacon and Fishkill Health Center/Elant at Fishkill.

Rosemary is survived by her daughters, Leilani M. Thompson of Florida, Jeannine Lamoree and her husband David of Fishkill and Karla-Jo Lahey and her husband Dennis of Beacon, she is also survived by her grandchildren, Daniel Lenihan, Rosanna (Andrew) Tyckoson, Kari Lahey, Denise Lahey, Ashley Lamoree, David Lamoree and Kacee Lahey, she also leaves a great-grandson, Riley Anderson, Rosemary is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Rosemary was predeceased by her son Mark Thompson in December, 2016, and also her parents Angelo and Mary, and her siblings, Antoinette Case, Sam Colacicco, Frank Colacicco, Angelo Colacicco, Joseph Colacicco and Louis Colacicco, her former husband, Woodrow P. Thompson.

Rosemary fought a five year battle with breast cancer which she continued to fight until the end. She left a legacy of love and support that has been passed down to her children and grandchildren. Family was always her first priority.

Her family wishes to thank Dr. Julia Schaefer-Cutillo for her continuous care and compassion. We would also like to thank the staff of South Circle Five at Vassar Hospital for their support to her and her family as her courageous fight came to a peaceful end.

Visitation will be held Monday, June 12, 2017 from 2:00 to 4:00 PM and 6:00 to 8:00 PM at Libby Funeral Home, Inc. 55 Teller Ave. Beacon, NY.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at 10:00 AM at St. John The Evangelist Catholic Church 31 Willow St. Beacon, where her nephew Monsignor Gerardo Colacicco will officiate.

Interment will follow at St. Joachim’s Cemetery, Washington Ave. Beacon, NY.

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
Monday, June 12, 2017 2:00 to 4:00 PM and 6:00 to 8:00 PM

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

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