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Eleanore Poster

Obituary of Eleanore B. Poster

Poughkeepsie, New York - Eleanore B. Poster, 87, of Poughkeepsie, NY passed away at The Landing of Poughkeepsie on Wednesday May 18, 2022. A local resident since 1964, Eleanore was born in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, NY on April 28, 1935. She was the daughter of Henry Majkowski and Sophie Weczkewicz Majkowski. On June 5, 1955, she married her husband of 63 years, Stanley Poster at St. Stanislaus Kostka Church in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, NY. Eleanore had worked as a library technician at the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park. She was a past member of the IBM Retirees Club, the Polish-American Club and the Chelsea Yacht Club. She enjoyed cooking, movies, skiing, sailing, theater, traveling and spending time with her family and friends. She is survived by her son Matthew and wife Krystyna, her grandson Robert and fiancée Deanna, her granddaughter Michelle Cummings and husband Kareem and their sons Kari, Kristopher, Kason and Kareem and her sister-in-law Josephine Majkowski and nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband Stanley in 2019, her brothers Henry Majkowski and John Majkowski and her sisters Florence Farrell and Mary Ann Bomengo. Calling hours will be held on Monday, May 23, 2022 from 5:00-7:00pm at the Timothy P. Doyle Funeral Home, 371 Hooker Ave., Poughkeepsie, NY 12603. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on May 24, 2022 at 10am at Our Lady of the Rosary Church of St. Peter's Parish 299 Hudson View Drive Poughkeepsie, New York 12601. Burial will follow in the Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery Mausoleum. Donations can be made in lieu of flowers to the American Cancer Society. To send online condolences, please visit our website at

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5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Monday, May 23, 2022
Timothy P. Doyle Funeral Home
371 Hooker Ave.
Poughkeepsie, New York, United States

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10:00 am - 11:00 am
Tuesday, May 24, 2022
Our Lady Of The Rosary Chapel Of St. Peters Church
Hudson View Drive
Poughkeepsie, New York, United States