June Phyllis Noetzel
June Phyllis Noetzel, of Beach Lake, PA, age 86, passed away November 12, 2018 at Creekside Health and Rehabilitation Center in Carbondale, PA, where she had resided since 2018. She had previously resided at Bethany Village in Bethany, PA for two-and-a-half years before she was moved to Creekside.
Born in Callicoon, NY, she was the daughter of Ralph and Irene Mootz of Callicoon Center, NY. June was a graduate of Jeffersonville Central School, where she was a cheerleader and a member of the debate club. While a senior, she was on the winning team that won the New York State High School Debate Contest. Upon graduation, she attended business school in New York City.
June worked at her father’s car dealership until 1951, when she married Rudolph H. Noetzel. They raised five children on the family farm. She served as a Deacon and Elder in consistory of St. Paul’s Reformed Church, Callicoon Center, NY, a Sunday school teacher for many years and was also a member of the ladies group of the church. June was an officer of the Sullivan County Farm Bureau and also was a member of the Sullivan County Women’s Extension Service, where she served on the County Board. From 1966 to 1994 June drove school bus for the Jeffersonville-Youngsville Central School District.
June and Rudy sold their farm in North Branch, NY in 1978. They then moved to Youngsville, NY until 1994. For many years, they owned a camp on Brantingham Lake near Lowville, NY and enjoyed many summers in the Adirondacks. After selling their camp in 1998, they moved to Beach Lake, PA.
Married for 65 years, June was predeceased by her husband, Rudy, in 2016. She is survived by her five children, Cheryl (Douglas) French of Chittenango, NY, Randolph (Nancy) Noetzel of Middletown, NY, Scott (Joan) Noetzel of Livingston Manor, NY, Robin (Robert) Perotti of Toms River, NJ and Kyle Noetzel of Beach Lake, PA; eight grandchildren, Kerry (Robb) Gomulka of Goshen, NY, Megan LeFauve of Mount Vernon, NY, Patrick and Shane Noetzel of Middletown, NY, Connor Noetzel of New York City, Robert Perotti of Virginia Beach, VA, Lynn Perotti of Manalapan, NJ and Tyler Perotti of Tom’s River, NJ; and four great-grandchildren, Ryann and Bailey Gomulka of Goshen, NY and Mercer and Poppy LeFauve of Mount Vernon, NY.
A memorial service will be held on December 8, 2018 at 11 a.m. at the United Reformed Church, 3990 SR52, Youngsville, NY.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in June’s name to: Alzheimer’s Disease Research, 22512 Gateway Center Dr., Clarksburg, MD 20871 (brightfocus.org/stopAD).
Funeral arrangements are under the care of the Harrison Rasmussen Funeral Home, Barryville, NY 845/557-8010