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Elinor A. (Frost) Coleman

April 25, 1932 — March 11, 2023

Wappingers Falls, NY; formerly of Beacon

Elinor A. Coleman, a lifelong Beacon resident and recent years of Wappingers Falls, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family on March 11, 2023; she was 90 years old. She was born in Beacon, NY on April 25, 1932, daughter of the late Ralph & Amelia (Nicholls) Frost.

On August 18, 1951 at St. Luke Episcopal Church in Beacon, she married Ronald Coleman, who predeceased her after 58-years of marriage on December 21, 2009.She was also predeceased by her daughter Rhonda Galarza and a brother Richard Frost.

Elinor is survived by her daughter Nancy Birkler and her husband Scott, and grandchildren Stephanie & Scott Jr; Her son-in-law Luis Galarza, and grandsons Jonathan & Steven; her daughter Alice Breidhaupt, and granddaughters Christina & Tracey. She is also survived by 4 great-grandchildren; also leaves behind a beloved four-legged companion Lance.

A Special thanks to her granddaughter Stephanie, who has been by her side even during her own health problems.

Arrangements were entrusted to the care of the LIBBY FUNERAL HOME, 55 Teller Avenue, Beacon, NY. Interment will be private in the Fairview Cemetery, at the discretion and convenience of her family. To offer a message of condolence or share a fond memory, please visit:

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