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WALTON - Ellen F. Boecke, 93, of Walton, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017, at home.
Ellen was born Nov. 12, 1924, in Fraser, the daughter of the late Harrie and Bessie (Pomeroy) Fraser.
She was married for 59 years to Uwe William Boecke. He died on July 15, 2006.
Ellen was employed as an administrative assistant for NYSEG for 25 years before retiring. Prior to that she worked at Style Shop, Bendix, and Catskill Forest Products.
She was a member of the PTA and Our Place Senior Center at the UP Church. She enjoyed crafts, sewing, watching the Yankees, and Syracuse University basketball. She loved spending time with her family and watching the grandchildren play their sports.
Ellen is survived by her loving family, children, John (Diane) Boecke of Southport, North Carolina, Robert (Cindy) Boecke of Walton, Eric (Tina) Boecke of Walton, and Linda (Joseph) Wild of Mumford; grandchildren, Jennifer and Michael, Julie, Neale, Erin, Meagan and Stephen, Matthew, and Alexandra, Chadwick and Jordan; great-grandchildren, Ella, Natalie, Natalya, Robert and Neale, Samuel, Stephen, Bethany, Paisley; special daughter-in-law, Kathy; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
She was predeceased by her brother, Harrie Jr.; and sister and brother-in-law, Ruth and Fred.
Family and friends are invited to call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 16, at the Courtney Funeral Home, 25 Townsend St., Walton, where services will be held at 1 p.m. with Dr. Janet Schwengber officiating. Burial will be in the Croton Union Cemetery, Treadwell, in the spring.
Memorial contributions in Ellen's name may be made to Catskill Area Hospice, 297 River St. Service Road, Oneonta, NY 13820 or First Congregational Church, 4 Mead St., Walton, NY 13856.
Condolences to the family may be made online at www.courtneyfh.com.
Published on December 13, 2017
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