CLINTON – Beatrice (Bette) Zeplin, 89, passed away on Sunday, May 24, 2020 at the Lutheran Home.
Bette was born on September 13, 1930, in Utica, the daughter of Joseph and Gladys (Cwiklinska) Baranowski. She was a graduate of Utica Free Academy. On May 30, 1953, Bette married the love of her life, Bruce R. Zeplin in St. John the Evangelist Church, New Hartford. They enjoyed 62 years of marriage prior to his death on February 18, 2016. Bette was a communicant of St. Mary’s Church, Clinton.
Bette was an avid golfer and longtime member of Skenandoa Golf Club.
Bette and Bruce were blessed with three children, Diane (David) Kaiser, Forestport, Randy (Kathy) Zeplin, Clinton, and John (Marcy) Zeplin, NC; seven grandchildren, Jason (Jade) Hess, David (Angela) Hess, CJ (Jill) Cantil, Jon (Frances) Cantil, Zachary, Ashley, and Ally Zeplin; five great-grandchildren, Nik, Ethan, and Emily Hess and Brooklyn and Blake Cantil.
In keeping with directives from the CDC and the NYS Funeral Director’s Association, funeral services will be private. Those wishing to express their condolences to Bette’s family may do so on this website.
Arrangements are under the direction of Kowalczyk Funeral Home, 284 Main St., New York Mills.
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