Josephine "Bebe" Naccarato Krusher of The Birches, Saugerties died May 21, 2009 at Kingston Hosptial. She was 85.
She was born in Kingston on June 7, 1923 a daughter of the late Achilles and Adelina Spina Naccarato. A Kingston High School graduate, she was in the class of '41 and later attended business school.
For 25 years Mrs. Krusher was a legal secretary at the law office of H. Clark Bell, Esq., Kingston. She retired in 1991.
A lifelong Kingston resident, she moved to Saugerties in 2006. Her husband, John David Krusher, Jr. died July 2, 1985. One sister Anna Scism and two brothers Joseph and Frederick Naccarato, and two beloved nieces Jacklyn Ackert and Judith Scism all died previously.
Surviving are one sister Rose Northrop of Boyton Beach, FL; one son Frederick Krusher and his wife Claire of Saugerties; three daughters Carol Young of Amarillo, TX, June Beckwith of Albany and Janet Loibl and her husband Robert of Masonville; ten grandchildren Lawrence Bechtold and his wife Dana, Lisa Bechtold Rodriguez and her husband Jesse, Teresa Young and Jamie Young, all of Amarillo, TX; Rodney Leionard of Albany, Rhonda Beckwith - Kosky and her husband Lawrence of Ballston Lake; Bridget Beckwith-Flynn and her husband David of Clifton Park; Rachel Beckwith - Webber and her husband Michael of Red Bank, TN; Robert and Rebecca Loibl of Masonville; sixteen great grandchildren; one great great granddaughter; many nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews and cousins.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. at St. Joseph's Church, uptown Kingston. Interment will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Ulster Literacy Association, 635 Broadway, Kingston New York 12401.