Floretta “June” Brunk, age 85, died peacefully at her Altamont home on August 25, 2022. She was born June 18, 1937, in Troy NY to Christian and Floretta Van Olpen. June was a caring wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend. She was a graduate of Watervliet High School. In her younger years, June was employed by Hewlett Packard, Guilderland School District, and MetLife. She often shared fond memories of working at Jean’s Beans in Watervliet as a teenager.
June loved spending her time creating beautiful handsewn quilts, knitting shawls, hats, blankets, and crocheting. She loved to share her creations with her family, especially with her grandchildren.
June is survived by her husband Richard Brunk, her children Gerald Tribley (Lori), Cheryl Steven (Mark), Daniel Tribley, Benjamin Brunk (Margaret), Julie Bazzell (Morgan) and 12 grandchildren.
The family will be holding private services. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Alzheimer’s Association. “