Velma Winne Boyd - July 25, 2013

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NEW BALTIMORE – Velma Winne Boyd, 95, passed away July 25, 2013 at home. She was the daughter of the late Arthur and Barbara Winne. Velma was a loving wife and mother. She was an excellent cook, an avid reader and enjoyed needlework.


Velma was predeceased by her husband, Henry L. Boyd. Survivors include her children, George of Earlton, Kevin (Donna) of Coeymans, Mary (Michael) Taylor of Coxsackie, Robin of New Baltimore and Kim of Coxsackie; grandchildren, Amy Nistico and Jessica Rafferty; great-grandchildren, Alex and Nick Nistico and Conor and Caitlyn Rafferty; and many nieces and nephews. Velma was predeceased by her brothers, Clifton, Randall and Douglas Winne and her sister, Fay Sager.


Velma’s children would like to thank the Eddy Visiting Nurses, Capital Care in Ravena and the girls, Bernie and Caroline for the loving care they gave to Velma.


Funeral services will be held 11 AM Monday, July 29, 2013 at the Babcock Funeral Home, Ravena. Burial will follow in Chestnut Lawn Cemetery, New Baltimore. Friends may call at the funeral home on Monday prior to the service starting at 10 AM. In lieu of flowers contributions in memory of Velma may be made to the charity of your choice.