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Desiree l. Printup

January 19, 2023

Desiree Printup Obituary


Of  the Tuscarora Nation,  passed away on Thursday January 19, 2023, at Kenmore Mercy Hospital.  She was a member of the Tuscarora Nation Bear Clan. Desiree was born in Cass Lake, MN, a daughter of Thomas and Lori [Jonathan] Norton.

She resided her entire life on the Tuscarora Nation.

Desiree graduated from Niagara Wheatfield Senior High School and attended the State University of New York at Buffalo, majoring in nutrition.  She was employed over the years with various employers in the Niagara County area.

She was a lifelong member of the Tuscarora Baptist Church and was a believer in the Lord Jesus Christ.   Like her mother Lori, Desiree loved to sing and had sang in Christmas programs and funerals.

Desiree had a sweet, bubbly personality, and a lovely smile.  She had a wonderful sense of humor and loved to laugh,  people loved her for these traits.  She enjoyed talking with people and socializing with friends and family.   Desiree especially loved spending time with her immediate and extended family, especially with her sisters, children and granddaughters.  Those interactions were most important to her and the light of her life.

She loved to travel, attend local fairs and events, loved watching movies, and she was an avid reader of books. She was very intelligent and had a lot of passion. She also loved animals, especially her Chihuahua Sosa.

In addition to her parents, she is survived by her husband Jesse Printup, her children Meadow and River, two grand daughters Malia and Loreya, two sisters Lindsey (Timothy) Corp and Nicole (Daniel) Dixon, a niece Halia, nephews Jaren and Ashton, also several aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

She was the granddaughter of the late Lorraine and Gerald Jonathan and late Lois and Charles Norton.

Her family will be present on Monday from 3-7 PM at RHONEY FUNERAL HOME, 5893 Hoover Road, SANBORN, NY.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday at 11:00 AM at the Tuscarora Baptist Church , 2088 Mt. Hope Road, Sanborn, with the Rev. Walter Printup officiating.

Interment in Mt. Hope Cemetery on the Tuscarora Nation.

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January 23, 2023

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Rhoney Funeral Home, Inc.
5893 Hoover Road
Sanborn, NY 14132-9215

Funeral Service
January 24, 2023

11:00 AM
Tuscarora Baptist Church
2088 Mt. Hope Road
Sanborn, NY 14132


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