Annette L. "Pappy" Bostic, born in Binghamton, NY to Arthur and Ardith Evans on April 14th, 1938, transitioned from this world on Wednesday morning, January 29th, 2020 in the loving company of her family at home. The family would like to acknowledge the special care provided by Kevin, Tonya, Danielle, and Collette of Hudson Valley Hospice.
Pappy and her husband, P.G.A. Professional, Harvey Bostic together formed a powerful and dynamic husband and wife team that ran the Wiltwyck Golf Club golf operation and pro shop for 27 years. Her service to the membership at Wiltwyck and contribution to the local golf community will always be remembered by the people that knew her. The young adults that were mentored by her kindness and guidance will always be a large part of her love for her golf family. Pappy was the 1975 Ulster County Women's Golf Association Champion, and later added the title of U.C.W.G.A. Senior Champion.
Pappy enjoyed golf, skiing, the beach, Mahjong, and especially the company of her family and circle of friends. She will be remembered by them as a caring, loving, compassionate person that held her friendships and respect for other in high regard. Everyone who knew her loved her. Pappy leaves this world with wonderful memories of a life that was filled with love, grace, friendships, community, and the knowledge that she touched the lives of the people that knew her. She was a special person.
She is survived by her husband of 62 years Harvey R. Bostic of Kingston. They wed on July 14, 1957 at Fair Street Reformed Church in Kingston. She also leaves behind her two children, Harvey M. Bostic of Woodstock, and Kelli E. Grant and her husband Mark of Schenectady, her four grandchildren, Leigha Szilagyi and her husband Brian, Lucas Grant, Olivia Grant, and Samantha Bostic, her brother, Arthur Evans and his wife Jacqueline, her sister-in-law, Barbara Bostic, her sister-in-law, Naomi Scott and her husband William, her brother-in-law, Joseph Bostic and his significant other Karol McCredie, as well as many nieces, nephews, and cousins. In addition to her parents she is predeceased by her sister Robin Evans and her brother-in-law, Charles Bostic.
Entrusted to the care of A. Carr & Son Funeral Home, 65 Lucas Avenue, Kingston, NY 12401, where family and friends may visit on Tuesday February 4, 2020 from 2pm to 4pm and 7pm to 9pm. A Celebration of Life will be held on April 14, 2020 with further details to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Hurley Reformed Church, PO Box 328, Hurley, NY 12443 or the Ulster County SPCA at www.UCSPCA.org. To leave an expression of sympathy for the family, please visit www.CarrFH.com
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Sorry to hear the sad news, I am thankful for the all the summers we had together. Mr. and Mrs. Bostic, you made me a harder worker and taught me so much about hard work and life. You will be missed!
Pappy had a wonderful smile and always made me feel welcome at Wiltwyck. My condolences to the family. They will miss her greatly, but can look back at wonderful memories. She touched many lives in a positive way.
I have very fond memories as one of her “boys”. I worked in pro shop for many years and caddied for her when she won the county tournament. Pappy was hard working and liked and respected by all who knew her. During retirement, I saw her frequently when she was in Stuart, FL and during the warmer months in Kingston. She always had an upbeat attitude. We miss you already Pappy!
The Luksbergs send heartfelt condolences to Harvey and his family and friends. The Bostics and the Barones were the foundation for wonderful days at Wiltwyck and Pappy was a big part of that. She will be sorely missed by her Wiltwyck family.
Harvey , so sorry for your loss . I can still remember all the days working in the pro shop with you and Pappy ! What great memories . She will be missed. 😔
You were truly one of the good ones. Thanks for all the great memories.
Prayers to her family
So sorry for your loss. Pappy was a special person and one of the nicest people I ever knew.
Dear Harvey and Family
I am so sorry to hear of Pappy’s passing. She was the rock in the pro shop. Dale and I have lots of good memories from Wiltwyck. I also have great memories of going to tournaments with Pappy. We had lots of great times. Prayers and thoughts are with you during this difficult time. Donna and Dale.
Pappy was a Special person, not only to Ann and I, but the many people she met over the years at Wiltwyck Golf Club. I fondly remember her and Harvey sitting with me in the front pew at the Hurley Reformed Church every Sunday, until her breathing got to a point she could not attend. Our thoughts and prayers go out the whole Bostic Family,
R.I.P. Mrs. Bostic. I can still hear your voice shouting out "Hopher" when you walked into the Pro Shop as you recognized me in the room. I am sure I am speaking for all the past Junior Golfers at Wiltwyck. We appreciate all the advice and love you expressed towards us over that great period of our lives. You were like a second mom to all of us. You will be missed but never forgotten Mrs. B. Love Chris (Hopher) . Godspeed.
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