Wendy M. Small of Napanoch, NY, passed away on May 10, 2022 after a courageous battle with lung cancer. She was 59 years old. Wendy was born on September 2, 1962 in Sussex, NJ; she was the daughter of Charles V. Drake Sr. and the late Helen (Kane) Drake.
Wendy was a dedicated Harley Driver. She was a hard worker all her life. Whether she was working as a waitress at Homowack or for herself in the Construction and Lawn and Garden Industry’s. She did it well and to the best of her ability.
Wendy was predeceased by her husband, Edward Small and her grandparents, John and Corrine Kane and Warren and Charlotte Drake.
In addition to her father Charles, Wendy is survived by her longtime companion Robert A. Stedner; her son, Robert C. Stedner; her siblings, Dawn Martini (Donnie), Charles Drake Jr. and Pattie McKay as well as several nieces and nephews.
Visiting will be held at Loucks Funeral Home, Ellenville on Saturday, May 14th from 12:00 to 3:00 pm with a celebration of her life beginning at 2:00 pm. Burial will take place at Fairview Cemetery in Sussex, NJ on Monday, May 16th at 12:00 pm.
Contributions may be made in Wendy’s name to the Ulster County SPCA, 20 Wiedy Rd., Kingston, NY 12401.