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Janice MacMillan Stickle

September 7, 1926 ~ March 17, 2018 (age 91)

Janice MacMillan Stickle, 91, a longtime Rhinebeck resident, died Saturday, March 17, 2018 at the Thompson House, Rhinebeck, surrounded by her family.

Born September 7, 1926 in Beverly, MA, she was the daughter of Murray MacMillan and Ruth Powers MacMillan.

She moved to Rhinebeck in December 1940, attended Rhinebeck High School, and went on to graduate from Keuka College in 1946.  She then married her high school sweetheart Alfred Lee Stickle on October 19, 1946 at the Rhinebeck Reformed Church.    She and Al were the longtime proprietors of the A.L. Stickle 5 & Dime Store on East Market Street in Rhinebeck, which is now owned and operated by her grandson Matthew and his wife Leah.

She was an active member of the Rhinebeck Dutch Reformed Church, where she sang in the choir and volunteered on many committees. She was also a board member of the Museum of Rhinebeck History, and an avid traveler.

She was predeceased by her husband, Al, his brother Dirck, and her sister Virginia.  She is survived by her three children: Don Stickle (Frankie Owens) of Horntown, VA, Rick (Donna Kallop) Stickle of Clermont, NY, and Karen Stickle of Reading, PA, as well as two nieces, Susan Carlisle and Cynthia Kendall.  She was the proud grandmother of Matthew Stickle, Erin Grahame-Smith, Seth Stickle, Katie Taylor and Chris Taylor, and Gigi to Gage and Maxwell Stickle, Joshua and Jacob Grahame-Smith, and Jeremy and Lindsey Taylor.  She is also survived by her brother-in-law Nick Kendall and her sister-in-law Margaret Stickle.

Calling hours will be Friday, March 23 at Dapson-Chestney Funeral Home in Rhinebeck from 5PM-7PM. 

 A funeral service will be held on Saturday, March 24 at the Rhinebeck Reformed Church at 1 PM followed by interment at the Rhinebeck Cemetery.

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