2000-03-15 / Obituaries

Frederick W. Van Tassel

Frederick W. "Kicker" Van Tassel, age 71, of Cold Spring, NY died on Wednesday, February 16, 2000 at Hudson Valley Hospital in Cortlandt Manor, NY.

Born in Cold Spring, NY on July 25, 1928, he was the son of the late Frederick and Anna (Wesley) Van Tassel.

Mr. Van Tassel was a retired pressman for Nabisco in Beacon; he retired in 1990.

He is survived by his wife, Helen (Iverson) Van Tassel of the home address; they were married August 26, 1950 in Cold Spring. Also surviving are two sons, Thomas Van Tassel and his wife Pat of Gilbert, AZ and Fred Van Tassel of Cold Spring; three daughters, Donna Van Tassel of Cold Spring, Betsey Ninnie and her husband Thomas of Beacon and Patty Pidala and her husband Joey of Cold Spring; one brother, George Van Tassel of Cold Spring; seven grandchildren, Jennifer Edge of Beacon, Matthew and Kristen Van Tassel of Arizona, Alison Ninnie of Beacon, Brandon Pidala of Cold Spring and Kyle and Brandi Van Tassel of Cold Spring. He is also survived by one great-grandson, Dylan Jason Van Tassel of Beacon and several nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Monday, February 21, 2000 at Our Lady of Loretto Church in Cold Spring. Interment followed in Cold Spring Cemetery under the direction of Clinton Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in Mr. Van Tasssel’s name be made to the Philipstown Volunteer Ambulance Corps, Cold Spring.

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