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Obituary of Beatrice Stupke


Beatrice Ann Kinney Stupke, 84, went to be with our Lord and Savior on Friday January 5th 2023 in Cortland NY.

Beatrice was born in Cortland NY on February 27 1939 to Harmon and Irene (Baker) Kinney. She graduated from McGraw High School in 1957. She attended Malone College in Ohio after graduation. She helped her Husband, Joseph Stupke, at Stupke’s Bakery. She raised her children until she went to work driving a milk truck for Alnye trucking. She worked there for 16 years as a driver. She then worked at Linani’s Cookies and Catering until retirement.

She enjoyed her retirement with friends and family. She is predeceased by her husband Joseph W. Stupke, her sons Harmon J. Stupke and Gerrod T. Stupke as well as 4 step children and 7 siblings.

She is survived by her sister Alice (Philip) Munson, Her brother in law Darrell (Nancy) Corl, her daughters Kristine (Ed) Sautter, Jolene (Wayne) Eldred, daughter in law Lois (Harmon) Stupke and many grandchildren and great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Calling hours will be at Wright Beard Funeral home from 5 to 7 pm Friday 1/12/2023. A celebration of life service will be held at 10 am Saturday 1/13/23 at Dresserville Bible Baptist Church, Crowfoot Rd, Moravia NY 13118.

In lieu of flowers, Memorial donations are to be made to Dresserville Bible Baptist Church.

To offer online condolences please visit www.wright-beard.com

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