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Jean C. VanBuskirk

Jean C. VanBuskirk April 4, 1940 - August 8, 2018
Boonville- Jean C. VanBuskirk, 78 of 115 South St., Kortenaer Village, passed away at St. Luke’s Health Care on August 8, 2018.
Jean was born on April 4, 1940 in St. Johnsbury,   Vermont a daughter of George B. and Karla Earl Elgosin. The family moved to Boonville in the early 1940’s and Jean graduated from Boonville Central School in 1958. She was employed at Dunlop Tire and Mele Manufacturing in Utica for several years.  Jean also for many years was a short order cook at various local restaurants including Slims Restaurant, The Gaslight Restaurant, Lil’s Diner and Charlie Browns Bistro.
She enjoyed playing bingo and cards, as well as coin collecting.
Surviving are a son and daughter in law, George {Skip} and Lynn VanBuskirk, Constableville;  five grandchildren,  Jessica, Janelle, Jordan,  VanBuskirk,   Darcie Williams and Dezrae Sullivan; four great grandchildren,  Audrey, Daryn,  Pasilea, and Kinslea and  one sister, Nancy Elgosin, Boonville.  She was predeceased by two daughters, Michele on April 27, 1969 and Kelly on April 11, 1999 and a grandson, Justin on October 15, 1999.
In keeping with Jeans wishes there will be no services.  Those that wish may make a contribution in her name to the Boonville Ambulance.   Arrangements are under the direction of Mills Funeral Home, Boonville.  For an on line message of sympathy go to
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