Nancy Hubbell Finch, 82, of Roxbury passed away peacefully on July 2, 2013 with family at her side.
She was born Nancy Frances Hubbell on April 24 1931, a daughter of Ralph and Inez “Lillian” Archibald Hubbell. She married Richard Finch on September 30, 1950.
Nancy was a resident of Kelly Corners and Halcottsville for 75 years and moved to Roxbury in 2006. Nancy and Dick spent winters in Summerfield, FL in their retirement years. During the time she spent in Florida, Nancy’s home and heart always remained in her beloved Catskill Mountains.
Nancy was the Halcottsville postmaster, as well as owner and operator of Finch’s General Store, in Halcottsville for 33 years. She was an avid baker, loved to cook, and work in her gardens. She was active in both the Halcottsville Fire Department Auxiliary and the Sun Bonnet Quilters. Nancy was a devoted member of the Methodist Church in Halcottsville and later in Roxbury. She took great pleasure in early morning walks and was constantly active and on the move.
Nancy was predeceased by her husband, Richard and her brother and sister in law, William and Dolores Hubbell.
She is survived by two sons, William Finch and his wife Sherry, of Roxbury, and Stephen Finch and his companion Sara Stone of Halcottsville; one brother, Robert Hubbell and his wife Caroline; five grandchildren, William Finch II and his wife Chelsea Lechner, Kimberly Dorosky and her husband Matt Dorosky, Alexa Finch, Stefanie Finch, and Michael Finch, and two great-grandchildren, Connor and Mitchell Dorosky. Many nephews and nieces also survive. Nancy was very active in the community and will be greatly missed by many.
Calling hours were held at the Miller Funeral Home in Roxbury on Sunday, July 7, 2013 from 6 to 8 p.m.
A funeral was held at the Roxbury United Methodist Church in Roxbury on Monday, July 8, at 11 a.m. A burial ceremony was held at the Halcottsville Cemetery following the service.
Memorial donations may be made to the Roxbury United Methodist Church or the Halcottsville Fire Department Auxiliary.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Miller Funeral Home, Roxbury.