Poughkeepsie, NY - Elnora A. Tornatore, 85, of Poughkeepsie, passed away the morning of Friday, October 5, 2012 at home. Elnora was born September 15, 1927 in Kent, CT the daughter of the late Louis Beebe and Mary Dennis Beebe.
On December 18, 1955 she married Ignatius Tornatore in hyde park. Mr. Tornatore survives at home. Elnora is also survived by her children: Martin Tornatore, Francis Tornatore, Rossanna Tornatore and Ramona Tornatore, her grandchildren: Diamante Tornatore, Wayne Tornatore, Rebecca Gonzalez, Jennifer Shah, Nathan Shapiro, Daniel Shapiro, Stacey Shapiro, Sarah Tornatore and Michael Burns. She is predeceased by her brothers: Louis, Richard and Robert Beebe, and her sisters: Harriet, Doris, Edna and Teresa Beebe. Elnora was a loving wife, mother and grandmother and died at home peacefully with her husband and two granddaughters.
Calling hours will be held Monday, October 8th from 4-8 PM at the Michael Torsone Memorial Funeral Home, 220 Mill Street, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601. Wheelchair entrance is located in the rear of the funeral home on Vassar Street. A Mass of Christian burial will be held Tuesday, October 9th 9:30 am at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Poughkeepsie, NY with burial to follow in St. Peter's Cemetery. For directions or online condolences, visit our web site at www.torsonememorial.com