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Beatrice Hylander, 100 of Liberty and previously of Poughkeepsie, passed away on Tuesday, January 08, 2013 at Catskill Regional Medical Center. Born on September 14, 1912 in Poughkeepsie, she is the daughter of the late John and Lulu Ackert Hart.
She married Leroy Hylander, whom predeceased her in 1963. She worked as an original telephone operator and at Fargo Manufacturing in Poughkeepsie for many years. She was a member of the American Legion Post 1302 in Poughkeepsie. She was very active and social in her community while living in Poughkeepsie. Beatrice made beautiful detailed baby clothing for her friends and family. She enjoyed crocheting bedspreads for her family that she made with 100% cotton. She also enjoyed doing crossword puzzles.
Beatrice will be missed by all her family and friends.
She is survived by nieces, Carol Benton and Loree Ann Stanton; nephew, Robert Hugh Torrens; many great and great- great nieces and nephews and one great-great-great nephew.
In addition to her husband she was predeceased by her siblings, Clettus Hart, Carolyn Torrens and Verna Van Vlack; nephew, Gary Torrens and niece Verna Marion.
Visitation will be held on Friday, January 11, 2013 from 11 am to 12:30 pm at Parmele, Auchmoody & Schoonmaker Funeral Home, 110 Fulton Ave., Poughkeepsie, NY 12603. Graveside services will follow in LaGrange Rural Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made in Beatrice's name to the American Legion Post 1302, 55 Overlook Rd., Poughkeepsie, NY 12603.
If you would like to leave an online condolence and for directions please visit www.HudsonValleyFuneralHomes.com
Parmele - Auchmoody and Schoonmaker Funeral Home
110 Fulton Ave. Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
Published in the Poughkeepsie Journal from Jan. 9 to Jan. 11, 2013