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Frances Church


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Frances Church

1938 - 2015 NEW LEBANON, N.Y. Frances I. (Nopper) Church, 76, passed away peacefully at home on Friday, May 29, surrounded by her loving family. Fran was born in Albany on Sept. 23, 1938, the daughter of the late Howard and Regina Putnam Nopper. Growing up in East Green-bush, she attended Columbia High School. After meeting the love of her life, she moved to New Lebanon and became a lifelong resident. She was employed as the office manager for Fuel Lane Propane which later became Texgas and Suburban Propane in New Lebanon for 27 years before retiring in 1993. She was a member of the New Lebanon Congregational Church and wintered in Englewood, Fla. Fran loved vacationing on Cape Cod, bird watching, especially hummingbirds, and being with her family. She is the beloved wife of the late A. Warren Church who died in 2011; loving mother of Lloyd W. Church of New Lebanon, Laurie J. (Wayne) Strohaker of Brandon, Fla., and Lisa J. (Matthew) Carr of New Lebanon; adored grandmother of Lacie (David) Craig, Jacob and James Strohaker, Travis and Dallas Carr; sister of Herbert Nopper of Rensselaer, Jess Nopper of Hoosick Falls, and the late Howard, Robert, and Lillian. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. FUNERAL NOTICE: The funeral service will be Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at the HALL HIGGINS FUNERAL HOME, 457 NY 43, Stephentown. Relatives and friends are invited and may also call at the funeral home on Tues. prior to the service from 4 - 6:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the , 155 Washington Avenue, Suite 210, Albany, NY 12210. Condolence book at ParkerBrosMemorial.com.
Published in The Berkshire Eagle on May 31, 2015
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