Barbara Giachinta, age 70 of Cold Spring, NY died on Thursday, September 15, 2005 at Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie.
Born in Verplank, NY on September 19, 1934, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Lillian (Dyckman) Townsend.
Mrs. Giachinta was a Dining Room Manager at the Bear Mountain Inn, and had been a resident of the Cold Spring area for many years.
Mrs. Giachinta is survived by six children; Joseph Giachinta of Cold Spring, Thomas Giachinta of Cold Spring, Susan Downey of Cold Spring, John Giachinta of Albany, Christine Kellar of Pleasant Valley, and Charles Giachinta of Ft. Lauderdale, FL. One brother, Robert E. Townsend of Naples, FL, one sister, Carol Frisenda of Cold Spring, and fourteen grandchildren also survive. One brother, William C. Townsend, predeceased Mrs. Giachinta.
Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Saturday, September 17, 2005 at Our Lady of Loretto Church, Cold Spring, followed by a private cremation service.