From Peck and Peck Funeral Home:
Taghkanic, NY – Elizabeth L. “Betty” Young, 88, passed away on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at Columbia Memorial Hospital in Hudson, NY.
She was born on January 13, 1931 in Bronx, NY the daughter of Anton and Lena (Falka) Remy.
Betty served Taghkanic as supervisor for the last 30 years.
Prior to becoming supervisor in 1989, she served on the Taghkanic Town Board from 1982 to 1988.
She graduated from Roeliff Jansen Central High School in 1949 and the Columbia Memorial School of Nursing in 1952.
As a registered nurse, she worked for Columbia Memorial Hospital in the office of Dr. Joseph P. Gold and at COARC’s workshop.
A life member of the Taghkanic Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary, Betty was also a COARC board member; a Columbia Opportunities Inc., board member; served on the administrative board of the West Taghkanic United Methodist and was a Sunday school teacher for 35 years. She was appointed to the Governor’s Advisory Council on Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities in September 2001.
Calling hours are Sunday, May 5, 2019 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 PM at Peck & Peck Funeral Home 8063 Rte. 22 Copake, NY.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, May 6, 2019 from the funeral home at 11 AM with Rev. Bonnie Snyder, officiating.
Interment will follow in West Taghkanic Cemetery.