July 10, 1929 - August 8, 2018

Castleton-on-Hudson, NY

In loving memory of Shirley A. TenKate who passed away peacefully at home in Castleton-on-Hudson, NY on August 8, 2018.

Shirley was born in Middletown, NY on July 10, 1929 to Raymond and Myrtle Hulseapple as one of four children. She is predeceased by her husband James after 69 years of marriage. She is survived by her four sons: William A. (Linda), Michael J. (Maryann), Raymond J. (Velicia), Kevin R., and sister, Mildred Sircable (Herman). She also has nine grandchildren, and 20 great-grandchildren.

She was a lifetime member of the Circleville Fire Company Auxiliary, and served as treasurer in the past. She belonged to the Happy Seniors, and Town of Wallkill Seniors.

Shirley was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who enjoyed life, playing cards, and spending a lot of time with friends and family; she especially enjoyed cooking for her family. She will be greatly missed by all, and our thoughts will always be of her.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Circleville Fire Company Auxiliary Fund at 2147 Rt. 302, Circleville, NY 10919 or to Community Hospice of Albany by going to website www.communityhospice.org.

Shirley will be cremated and wished to have no memorial service. The immediate family will have a private memorial at a later time.

Arrangements are under the direction of Ray Funeral Service, Inc., 59 Seaman Ave., Castleton, NY 12033. 518-732-7663.