BEACON – Thomas Joseph Hranowsky, 61, an area resident since 2000, died on May 28, 2017 at home. He formerly lived in San Diego, CA and Rochester, NY.

Born in Rochester on December 8, 1955, he was the son of the late Joseph and Geraldine (Copenhagen) Hranowsky. He had been employed since 2000 as a Network Engineer for Sullivan and Cromwell, LLP in Manhattan.

Tom will be remembered as a long suffering Cleveland Browns fan and audiophile. He enjoyed listening to the music of Bob Dylan, Kraftwerk, Bill Nelson and King Crimson especially. He was a life long pool player who had the honor of being selected to referee the 17th Annual Billiard Congress of America US Open Pocket Billiard Championship 2000 World Pool Championship.

In 2000, Thomas married Kathleen (Fitzgerald) Hranowsky in Kingston NY, who survives at home. He is also survived by his children, Emma Still of Philadelphia, PA, William Still of Queens, and Zachary Still of Chatham; his sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Sue and Joseph Beilman of Kerhonkson; many friends, especially Allan Smith and Jeffrey Thompson; and his cats, Chino and Mocha.

The family will receive friends on Thursday from 7-9pm at the McHoul Funeral Home of Fishkill, Inc., 1089 Main Street, Fishkill.

Tom loved cats and donations may be made in his memory to Tabby’s Place ( which is a cat sanctuary in Ringoes, NJ. Please visit his Book of Memories at

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