Betsy Lynn Ashcraft Shinnick

October 22, 1961 ~ May 24, 2019 (age 57)

LOWVILLE- Betsy Lynn (Ashcraft) Shinnick, 57, of Lowville, passed away on Friday evening, May 24, 2019 at Lewis County General Hospital.

A funeral service will be Friday, May 31, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. at Iseneker Funeral Home, Inc., 5702 Waters Road, Lowville. A calling hour will be from 6:00-7:00 p.m. prior to the funeral service, at the funeral home. Contributions can be made to Friends of Lewis County Hospice, P. O. Box 266, Lowville, NY 13367.

Betsy was born on October 22, 1961 in Carthage, to the late George and Dora (Mono) Ashcraft. Betsy graduated from Carthage Central school. Betsy worked very hard for many years in the food industry. She was a masterful baker whose cake and cookies and pies were the delight of family and friends and all who knew her. Her greatest thrill in life was time spent with her children and her grandchildren, all whom loved her without condition.

She is survived by two sons Thomas Shinnick Jr. and (Melissa Hirschey), Joseph Shinnick, both of Lowville; four sisters, Carol (Pat) Messore of Hannibal, Dora Ashcraft Malson of Carthage, Linda and (David) Mulrooney, Syracuse, Roni Sue (Walied) Koudi, San Diego, CA; six brother’s, Bruce and (Carol Moseley) Ashcraft, Balck River, Stanley (Maureen Britton) Ashcraft Parrish, FL., George and (Diana Harper) Ashcraft, Watertown, Dennis (Leslie Green) Ashcraft of Fulton, John and (Sue Hadley) Ashcraft of Great Bend, Arthur Ashcraft of Spring Hill, FL; seven grandchildren, Justyce, Rylee, Wyllow, Keerie, Zoe, Brooklynn, and Major; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

She is predeceased by her parents and a grandson Joseph Shinnick, Jr., Her sisters Keitha Tanner and Sandra Ashcraft.

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