Elizabeth “Betty” Bonczek of Goshen, NY entered into rest on Monday February 25, 2019. She was 89.
The daughter of the late John and Elizabeth Carpenter Obermeyer, she was born January 20, 1930 in Mongaup Valley, NY.
Betty was a great story teller who loved to knit, was accomplished with embroidery and was happiest when she was cooking, baking, and feeding as many people as possible.
Betty was a retired nurse’s aide for Orange County Home and Infirmary Goshen, NY.
She was married to the late Frank Bonczek Sr..
She is survived by her daughters Kathleen Askew & husband Michael, Peggy Schaffer & husband Ed, Rose Bonczek & husband Mike Cleary; grandchildren Shannon Bonczek, Frank Bonczek III, and Jill Sinski; her great grandchildren who she loved to spoil Nate and Kairi Sinski; several nieces and nephews; and close friends and staff at Hearthstone Apartments; she was predeceased by her son Frank Bonczek Jr., brother Billy Obermeyer, and stepbrother Mickey McGrath.
Visitation will be held on Friday March 1, 2019 from 2-4 P.M. at T.S. Purta Funeral Home 22 Glenmere Ave. Florida, NY 10921.
A funeral mass will be held 10:15 am on Saturday March 2, 2019 at St. John’s Church 71 Murray Ave., Goshen, NY.
Burial will be in St. John’s Cemetery, Goshen, NY.
Memorial contributions may be made to National Purple Heart Hall of Honor, PO Box 207 Vails Gate, NY 12584-0207.
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