Blanche D. Fabricius, 101, formerly of Amsterdam, NY, died on Thursday, April 22, 2021 at Norway Rehabilitation Center in Norway, Maine. She was born on November 27, 1919 in Amsterdam, NY, the daughter of Foster W. and Lutitia (Rulison) Heaxt.
Blanche married Andrew Fabricius and worked as an RN in Oneonta, Cornell, Ithaca, and Rochester, NY. She is survived by a sister, Edith Mikenas; niece Elizabeth Smith, husband Jonathan, children Simon and Anneliese, nephew Ed Mikenas, wife LuAnn, children Russ, Lydia, Luke, great grand niece Amelia, nephew Elden Mikenas, niece Elaine Mikenas, children Leslie and Andrea, nephew-in-law Wayne Matthews and children Diane, Brian, Chris, children, and nephew David Skulteti and wife Sally.
Blanche was predeceased by her parents, husband, her brother Frank R. Heaxt, and niece Dorothy Matthews. Blanche enjoyed cooking, fresh vegetables from the garden, and an intimate church life. She will be laid to rest privately at Chuctanunda Cemetery, Minaville.
Arrangements have been entrusted to th care of Betz, Rossi & Bellinger Family Funeral Home, Amsterdam, NY. Memorial contributions may be made to United Methodist Church, 347 Golf Course Rd., Amsterdam, NY 12010. Online condolences may be shared with her family at www.brbsfuneral.com
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