BEACON – Mildred R. Grippo, a lifelong local area resident, died at home in Beacon on Friday, December 28, 2018. She was 92.
Daughter of the late John and Lena (Ferrara) Argenio, she was born in Newburgh on January 20, 1926. In 1947, she moved to Beacon, where she became a parishioner of St. John – St. Joachim Parish.
She was predeceased by her husband, Henry Benjamin Grippo, in 1998.
Mildred is survived by her son, Garry Grippo & his wife Kim of Beacon; her grandchildren, Christine Grippo of Poughkeepsie and Kimberley Mason & her husband Mark of Hidden Lake, FL; her great-grandchildren, Arthur Grippo of Newburgh and Ruth A. Grippo of Beacon; also many nieces, nephews, and other loving relatives & friends.
In addition to her husband and parents, Mildred was also predeceased by eight siblings.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10 a.m. on Friday, January 4 at St. John The Evangelist Church, 31 Willow Street, Beacon. Interment will follow at St. Joachim Cemetery in Beacon.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hudson Valley Hospice Foundation, 374 Violet Ave., Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 (www.hvhospice.org).
Arrangements are under the direction of McHoul Funeral Home of Fishkill, Inc., 1089 Main Street, Fishkill. For online tributes, you can visit www.mchoulfuneralhome.com.