FISHKILL - Augustin Barbosa, of Fishkill, died at home on Tuesday, March 28, 2017. He was 72.
Son of the late Augustin Barbosa and Vincenta Cruz, he was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico on February 5, 1945. As a child, Gus lived in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico until his family relocated to New York City. Throughout his lifetime, he also resided in the Bronx, Port Richey, FL, and Fishkill, where he had lived for the last 10 years.
Gus had a career in finance for more than 25 years. He retired in 1989 as Assistant Treasurer for Chemical Bank at their headquarters in Manhattan.
He is survived by three daughters: Lisa Cancel & her husband Gerard of Poughquag, Melissa Shelton of Hopewell Junction, and Erika Barbosa of Colorado; five grandchildren: Torrey Shelton, Jr., Angelica Barbosa, Matthew Cancel, Tiffany Shelton, and Dominique Cancel; his siblings: Ernest Barbosa, Linda Barbosa, and Albert Barbosa; and several nieces, nephews, as well as many other relatives & friends.
In addition to his parents, Gus was also predeceased by his son, Augustin Barbosa, in 1999 as well as his sister, Carmen Pellot.
Calling hours will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, April 2 at the McHoul Funeral Home of Fishkill, Inc., 1089 Main Street, Fishkill. A funeral service will take place at the funeral home at 10: 30 a.m. on Monday, April 3.
In lieu of flowers, and in tribute to his son and sister, memorial donations may be made to Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, 1111 Stewart Avenue, Bethpage, New York 11714;
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