Albert J. Bevacqua died on July 3, 2018, in Katy, Texas where he had currently resided. He formerly lived in Hawthorne, Pleasantville and Town of Southeast. He was 88 years old.
Al was a veteran serving in the 9494 TSU Army from 1952 to 1954 stationed in Japan.
He had a long career as an engineer for several large construction companies. He was politically active in both Westchester and Putnam Counties and a member of the Upper Harlem Commuter Council who were instrumental in the electrification of the Upper Harlem line. After he retired he was a counselor for SCORE and consulted for Southeast and Putnam Valley. He loved tennis, the Mets and the Jets.
He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Nancy Tesoro, three children, Amanda; Melissa (Michael Gallagher), of Katy, Texas; and Neil (Tina) of Lagrangeville, NY; seven grandchildren, Morgan (Ryan Schweller) Ian (Britani) Gallagher, and Devan Gallagher, of Texas, Andrew and Stephanie Blot of Southeast, Rebecca and Emily Bevacqua of Lagrangeville, three great grandchildren, Wren and Weston Gallagher and Grace Schweller.
The Texas family had a memorial on the beach at Galveston on July 13th. The New York family will be at Beecher Funeral Home, Brewster, New York from 4 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, July 26th and there will be a funeral mass on Friday, July 27th at 10 a.m. at St. Lawrence O’Toole Church, Brewster, New York. Burial will be private at Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Greenburgh, N.Y.
Albert’s family wishes for donation to be made in his memory to the Michael J. Fox foundation for Parkinson’s disease, P.O. Box 4777, New York, NY 10163 in lieu of flowers.