Elizabeth E. "Betty" Boehlke

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Boehlke, Elizabeth "Betty" E. HANNACROIX Elizabeth "Betty" E. Boehlke passed away peacefully on March 15, 2014 at the age of 86 after a 10-year battle with Alzheimer's. Betty was born to Ira and Agnes Sweet Finch in Cairo, on September 17, 1927. She graduated from Greenville Central School in 1944. Betty was a lifelong resident of Hannacroix and a communicant of Saint Patrick's Church in Ravena. She retired from the New York State Department of Civil Service and was a past assessor for the town of New Baltimore. She was a member of the New Baltimore Conservancy and New Baltimore Republican Club. Betty was predeceased by her husband of 58 years, Joseph Lon Boehlke Sr., whom she married in 1946. Betty is survived by her children, Joseph L. (Gail) Boehlke Jr. of Coeymans, Michael W. (Patricia) Boehlke of Frostproof, Fla., Paula D. (Thomas) Hotaling of Central Bridge, and Cindy M. (Robert) Wolf of Latham. She is also survived by eight grandchildren, Jeffrey E. (Amanda) Boehlke, Laura E. Mattice, Michelle Andretta, Chad Boehlke, Jennifer (Chris) Gerken, Kelli Hotaling, Brendan (Courtney) Wolf, and Kristin (Aaron) Haacker. Betty is also survived by 14 great-grandchildren, Jennifer Smith, Juliano Rosado, Joey Andretta, Britney Stewart, Kelsi Boehlke, Elijah and Jaxson Boehlke, Madison and Nicholas Gerken, Jeb and Charlie Wolf, Elias Ousi, Ayden Mattice and Benjamin Haacker. She is survived by four sisters, Ruth Swan, Marian (Steve) Schwebler, Agnes Finch and Dorothy (Leroy) Britton; one brother, Allan Finch; and one brother-in-law, Jerry Boehlke of Salcha, Alaska, and many nieces and nephews. Betty was predeceased by her siblings, Evelyn Daly, Elton, William and Edward Finch and her brothers-in-law, Thomas Daly and Frank Swan. Funeral services will be held at 9 a.m. on Wednesday March 19, 2014 at Saint Patrick's Church, Ravena. Entombment will follow in St. Patrick's Mausoleum, Coeymans. Relatives and friends may call at the Babcock funeral Home, Ravena, on Tuesday from 4 to 7 p.m. The family extends grateful appreciation to the second floor staff of Eddy Heritage House, Troy, for the care they have given Betty over these last few years. Donations, in lieu of flowers, may be sent to the , Northeastern New York Chapter, 4 Pine West Plaza, Building 4, Suite 405, Washington Ave. Ext., Albany NY 12205-5515 or to Saint Patrick's Church, 21 Main St., Ravena, NY 12143.
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Ravena, NY 12143
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Published in Albany Times Union on Mar. 16, 2014
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