PITTSFIELD–June E. Minkley, at age 74, passed away on February 28, 2010 at Mt. Greylock Extended Care Facility with her daughter and granddaughter at her side.
She was born in Pittsfield in 1935, daughter of the late Lawrence and Edith Minkley of Springfield, Mass. She was a 1952 graduate of Pittsfield High School and worked at the Berkshire Eagle and M & W Heating for many years.
She leaves her four children, William A. Chapman of Snohomesh, Wash., Deborah L. Tyska of Hinsdale, Gary G. Chapman of Pittsfield, and Laurie J. Briggs of West Lebanon and their families. A devoted and loving grandmother she leaves 11 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. She leaves her only sibling and much loved sister, Janet Hoag and her husband, Paul, of Windsor. She also leaves her three nephews, Mark, Dale and Keith Hoag, along with three great-nephews and six great nieces.
She enjoyed the outdoors, all sports, and most of all spending time with her large family.
A service will be held at HALL & HIGGINS FUNERAL HOME at 457 Route 43 , Stephentown, Tuesday, March 2, at 1 p.m.