Ernest Muller

Ernest Muller

Beacon - Ernest Muller, a longtime Beacon resident, passed away on Thursday, October 10, 2013 at Wingate at Dutchess, Fishkill. He was 88.

Born in Beacon on January 1, 1925 Ernest was the son of Ernest and Nettie Post Muller. Ernest married the former Rita Pulcastro. Mrs. Muller predeceased Ernest in 1998. Ernest was a World War II veteran, proudly serving in the U.S. Army in the Pacific Theatre. Ernest was a member of the Redmen Association Tribe #497 in Beacon. Ernest will be greatly missed by his family and his friends at Eliza Street.

Ernest is survived by his sister, Doris Lawrence of Florida; his nieces and nephews, Carol Kyzer of Hopewell Junction, Nancy Muller of Wappingers Falls and Skip Raiche and his wife, Toni of Wappingers Falls; his beloved Godson, Tom Raiche and his wife, Krista of Hyde Park.

In addition to his wife and parents, Ernest was predeceased by his 8 brothers and sisters.

The family will receive their friends on Sunday, October 13, 2013from 4 to 6 p.m. at Halvey Funeral Home, Inc., 24 Willow Street, Beacon. The funeral service will be held at 6 p.m. at the funeral home.

Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family.

Memorial donations in memory of Ernest may be made to a .

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Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Peter T. and Patrick J. Halvey.

Funeral Home

Halvey Funeral Home
24 Willow St Beacon, NY 12508
(845) 831-0380

Published in the Poughkeepsie Journal from Oct. 12 to Oct. 13, 2013