Nancy VanSteenburgh, 68, of Hyde Park

HYDE PARK, N.Y. -- Nancy VanSteenburgh, of Hyde Park, died on Saturday, Dec. 10. She was 68.

She was born on Dec. 23, 1947 in Poughkeepsie. She was the daughter of the late George & Jaqueline Montross. On Sept. 11, 1966, she married her husband, Joseph VanSteenburgh, who survives at home. 

VanSteenburgh assisted her husband with the family business, JoVan & Sons Heating and Plumbing, taking care of the Secretarial and Accounting needs for over 40 years, in addition to working a full-time job at Conklin Instrument Corporation, as a Manager for over 25 years.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by her daughter, Tracey VanSteenburgh-Matarazzo, and husband, Damien; son, Joseph VanSteenburgh, and wife, Kathy; sisters, Carole Montross and Barbara Curran; grandchildren, Alyssa & Giana of Staatsburg, and Kyle & Emma. Along with her parents, she was also predeceased by a son, John Joseph VanSteenburgh.

Cremation has taken place. Memorial calling hours will be from 5 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 14 at Sweet's Funeral Home, Rte. 9, Hyde Park. Burial services will be at the discretion of the family. 

In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests memorial donations to Abilities First, Inc., 70 Overocker Road, Poughkeepsie, N.Y. 12603, designated to the Social Work Department.(

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