Elizabeth 'Betty' A. Eckwall, 88, of Pleasant Valley, NY, passed away at home on Wednesday,
August 18, 2021. Betty was born on October 16, 1932 in Pittsfield, MA to the late George S. and
Adele Nichols Andrews. She married Robert A. Eckwall on January 27, 1957 at Holy Trinity
Church and predeceased her.
A Poughkeepsie resident all her life, Betty was locally educated and attended Dental Assistant
School. She was a homemaker and Dental Assistant to Dr. Abraham Tinklemen. She was a
member of St. Stanislaus Church and a Founding member of the Lebanese American Daughters.
Betty loved to cook, bake and spend time with her children and grandchildren.
Survivors include sons David (Randy) Eckwall of CT, Robert (Lisa) Eckwall of Kansas City, Paul
Eckwall of Pleasant Valley, NY, Steven (Nicole LaFalce) Eckwall of Poughkeepsie, NY,
grandchildren Jensen, Bryce, Evan, Morgan, Gillian, Elena, Delilah, Robbie and brother Richard
Andrews. Betty is predeceased by George Andrews, Rita Simon and June NeJame.
Calling hours will be held on Thursday, August 26, 2021 from 10:00am to 12:00pm at the
Timothy P. Doyle Funeral Home, Inc. 371 Hooker Avenue, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603. Funeral
Services are to follow during Visitation at 12:00pm. Burial will conclude at St. Peters Cemetery,
Poughkeepsie, NY. Memorial donations can be made to St. Judes Childrens Hospital at
www.stjude.org. To send an online condolence, please visit our website at
www.doylefuneralhome.com "The family respectfully requests that everyone attending the service please wear masks out of their primary concern for the safety and well-being of all those in attendance".