Obituary of Christina "Kristine" (Otrupcak) Bucenec
LITTLE FALLS – Christina "Kristine" (Otrupcak) Bucenec, age 96, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 24, 2018, in
Born on November 7, 1921, in
Kristine is survived by her daughter, Jean; son, Daniel Steven; son-in-law, Stanley; beloved grandchildren, Daniel Thomas (Gretchen), Holly (John) and Alex; three great-grandchildren, Jack, Chase and Quinn; her sister, Elaine Kroll; brothers, Paul and Mike; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Dan; sisters, Ann, Sue, Betty, Katherine and Eva; and brothers, Steve and John.
Kristine always put her family first and asked very little for herself. Spending time with her grandchildren gave her great joy and she was affectionately called GM by them. She loved cooking in the Slovak tradition, especially for the holidays, was an avid reader, and enjoyed her flower gardens, bird watching and looking at the night sky. She and Dan had a camp at
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, November 1, 2018, at 11:00 AM at the Enea Family Funeral Home,
The family is asking that in lieu of flowers a contribution be made to one of the following: Alzheimer’s Association of Central New York, 441 West Kirkpatrick Street, Syracuse, NY 13204, Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 512 East Gansevoort Street, Little Falls, NY 13365, or to the Little Falls Public Library, 10 Waverly Place, Little Falls, NY 13365. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
Arrangements by Funeral Directors Harry & Kevin Enea and Martin Ciaccia. (315) 823-2424. An online memorial page in honor of Kristine has been established at www.eneafamily.com on the Internet.