In Memory of




Obituary for Bettie Joan Ashdown

Bettie Joan Ashdown, 64, of Brewster St, Kingston, formerly of Sleightsburgh, died early Friday morning, October 5th, 2018 at HealthAlliance Hospital, Broadway Campus.

She was born in Kingston, NY on December 8th,1953, a daughter of the late Raymond and Barbara (Roberts) Ashdown.

Bettie was previously employed as a nurse at her grandmother Pearl's nursing home, The Van Horn Nursing Home in Sleightsburgh. Bettie Joan loved all animals, especially cats.

She is survived by her siblings, Randy John Sauers, and his wife Joanne, of West Hurley and Jan Ellen Davis, and her husband William, of Kingston.

The family has entrusted the Gilpatric-VanVliet Funeral Home, 339 Broadway, Ulster Park, Town of Esopus, with the care and funeral arrangements for Bettie.

In following Bettie's wishes, there are no calling hours.

A graveside service will be held at 1:30 pm on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at Wiltwyck Rural Cemetery, Kingston, followed by burial next her mother, Barbara Ashdown, who died March 10, 2015.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions in Bettie's memory to:
Catskill Animal Sanctuary
316 Old Stage Rd
Saugerties, NY 12477