Evelyn C. Brisbois, 92, of Rifton Terrace, Rifton passed away at home while in the comforting presence of her family on Tuesday, September 18th, 2018.
She was born in Beacon, New York on October 1st, 1925, a daughter of the late Samuel and Helen (Dubois) Day.
Evelyn was employed for many years as a seamstress in the Kingston area. She enjoyed her children and granddaughter, and cleaning and raising hell.
She is survived by two daughters, Susan Brisbois, and her wife Patricia, of Tillson, and Helen Conerty Jenkins of Saugerties, one granddaughter, Skye Brisbois, and family members Tianna Thomas and Nicholas Austin.
She is predeceased by one sister Loretta Day Hesleitner and one brother Dewitt Day.
A memorial service will begin at 3:30 pm on Saturday, September 22, 2018 at the Gilpatric-VanVliet Funeral Home, 339 Broadway, Ulster Park, Town of Esopus. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm at the funeral home. Cremation held at Wiltwyck Crematory. Interment in the family plot will be held privately at New Paltz Cemetery.
In lieu of fresh flower, the family suggests indoor plants for friends to take home and nurture in memory of Evelyn.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions in Evelyn's memory to:
Place of Serenity, PO Box 95, Rifton, NY 12471, or
Rifton Fire Department, PO Box 2, Rifton, NY 12471