Thelma Misko, of Grahamsville, NY went home to be with the Lord, on November 14, 2022 at home. She was 93.
She was the daughter of the late Anthony and Myrtle (Kracht) Cypert, born on January 27, 1929 in Woodbourne, NY.
Thelma was a proud graduate of Liberty High School, the first and only of all six children of Anthony and Myrtle who earned her diploma, an accomplishment she was extremely proud of. She was a longtime member and communicant at Immaculate Conception Church in Woodbourne, NY. She was a devout Catholic who turned in prayer to the Blessed Mother, Mary and to the Lord to keep, the thing most important to her, her family, safe and together. Her faith guided her through her life's trials and tribulations, she prayed the rosary regularly, and let the Lord show her the way. She was a loving and devoted mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend to all who knew her. She will be deeply missed and fondly remembered.
She leaves behind to cherish her memory, her children Barbara Maschio, Betty Botsford, Bonnie Preston (Stephen), Robert Botsford (Sara Katz) and Michael Botsford, Elaine Kaiser (William), David Misko (Marina Peake) and James Misko (Jennifer); grandchildren Cierra Pugh, John Michael Botsford, Amie Morganbesser, Dawn Thompson, Adam Zingalis, Dorothea Kaiser, Jacob and Nicholas Misko; great-grandchildren Easton Pugh, Trinity and Maddox Thompson and Natalia Zingalis; as well as many nieces and nephews and longtime friends. She now joins in Heaven her first husband Duane Botsford, second husband John A. Misko, siblings Walter, Paul and David Cypert, Mary Mentnech and Rita Hotchkin, and granddaughters Robyn Morganbesser and Samantha Kaiser.
Donations in Thelma's name can be made to Hospice of Orange and Sullivan Counties, 800 Stony Brook Ct., Newburgh, NY 12550.
A visitation will be held from 4 to 8pm on Friday, November 18, 2022 at Colonial Memorial Funeral Home, 396 State Route 52, Woodbourne, NY 12788. A Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated at 10am on Saturday, November 19, 2022 at Immaculate Conception Church, 6317 State Route 42, Woodbourne, NY 12788. Fr. Ed Bader will officiate. Burial will follow at Hillside Cemetery, Parsonage Rd. Woodbourne, NY.
Arrangements under the care of Colonial Memorial Funeral Home, for further information call 845-434-7363 or visit www.colonialfamilyfuneralhomes.com
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