Betsy C. Stinner

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Stinner, Betsy C. CASTLETON Betsy C. Stinner, 67, of Castleton, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family Sunday, March 24, 2013 after a courageous battle with breast cancer. She was the wife of the late Kenneth W. Stinner and the daughter of the late Sylvia and Clayton Collier. She was also the sister of the late Bryan Collier. She is survived by her loving children, Matthew T. Stinner (Jennifer) of Sudbury, Mass., Rebecca W. Quevedo (James) of Tappan, N.Y., Jeffrey C. Stinner (in spirit); and her four beautiful grandchildren, Jeffrey, Abigail and Julia Stinner, and Benjamin Quevedo. She graduated from Albany Medical Center School of Nursing and served as an RN for numerous years, taught at Albany Medical, was a Lamaze instructor, and was a director at Whitney Young Health Center. Prior to her retirement, she also built a successful cross-stitch business called Earth Threads and was an extremely accomplished cross stitch designer. She lived her live with grace, a love for all that is creative and had a wonderful sense of humor. She loved spending time with her family, friends and her grandchildren were always the joy in her heart. She was a wonderful mother, grandmother, daughter and dear friend to many. She will also be greatly missed for all of the richness she brought to this life with her quirky humor. She loved collecting antiques, decorating, going out to dinner with her friends, creating and making her home special. Calling hours will be at the Ray Funeral Home, 59 Seaman Ave., Castleton on Wednesday, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Her funeral will be Thursday, March 28, 11 a.m. at Emmanuel Reformed Church, 1150 Maple Hill Rd., Castleton. Burial will follow in Horizonview Cemetery, Castleton. Those who wish to make memorial contributions in Betsy's name may make them to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. To donate on-line, go to
Published in Albany Times Union from Mar. 26 to Mar. 27, 2013
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