Rene ‘Scout’ Vivo, a longtime resident of Beacon, NY, died tragically on Christmas Day, December 25, 2021 at the Montefiore St. Luke’s-Cornwall Hospital in Newburgh, NY. He was born on July 11, 1956 in the Bronx, NY, son of the late Raul Vivo and Elba Iris Feliciano.
Upon completing High School, he enlisted in the United States Marine Corp during the Vietnam Era in 1977 and received an honorable discharge for serving his country.
Rene was affectionately known by several names, but particularly ‘Scout’. He worked as a laborer most of his life, he was a jack-of-all-trade type worker. Rene enjoyed many things in life, he embraced his Taino Native American heritage; he enjoyed the outdoors by walking, and was an avid fisherman hunter; he was skilled in martial arts, and enjoyed it’s art. Rene was an artist, he enjoyed drawing & poetry, and mostly loved being around his family & friends.
Rene is survived by his sisters: Iris Colón, Ginette Vivo Velez and Yolanda Colón; and a host of nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, and a host of friends.
His Family will receive Friends on Sunday, January 9th, 2022 from 1-4 & 6-8 pm at the LIBBY FUNERAL HOME, 55 Teller Avenue, Beacon, NY, for a Celebration of Life Gathering.
A Private Interment & Military Honors will be held at a later date for His Family Only at the Fairview Cemetery, Beacon. To offer a message of condolence or share a fond memory, please visit: www.LibbyFuneralHome.com
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