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Elizabeth Ann Stinson

d. August 17, 2014

Elizabeth Ann Stinson died on Sunday, August 18, 2014 after a long
battle with cancer. She died in her home in the loving presence of
her family. She was born in Huntington, NY to the late Howard and Laurie (Baylis) Van Sise.

Betsy is survived by her two sons Scott Stinson of Ludlow, VT and
Todd Stinson of South Kortright, NY, and her four grandchildren
Marissa and Dylan Stinson, Cody and Kaitlyn Stinson.

Betsy was the organist in the Keene Valley Church for 30 years.
She was an active member of the church. In addition to organist her
church activities included chairing the flower committee from it's
inception, chairing the search committee for the present minister,
and heading the task force which was responsible for creating the new

Betsy was an active community volunteer. She played hymns for
residents of the Neighborhood House, she was an active and valued
member of the East Branch Friends of the Arts, and her baked goods
were prized at the church bazaar and other events.

Betsy loved to cook, she loved her bridge group, music, the mountains
of the High Peaks area, her many friends and most of all spending
time with her family.

A ceremony to celebrate the life of Elizabeth Stinson will be held on
Saturday, August 23, at 3PM at the Keene Valley Congregational Church.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Keene Valley
Congregational Church Organ Fund, PO Box 27, Keene Valley, NY 12943

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