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Barbara Anne Shook

May 9, 1943 October 27, 2018
Barbara Anne Shook
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Barbara Anne Shook, 75, a lifelong area resident, passed away peacefully on Saturday, October 27, 2018 with her family at her side at Northern Dutchess Hospital in Rhinebeck. Born in Poughkeepsie on May 9, 1943, she was the daughter of the late Oscar D. and Lillian Chiulli Wynant. She was a graduate of F.D. Roosevelt High School in Hyde Park and Cosmetology School. A cosmetologist for over thirty years, she was the former owner / operator of Red Hook Hair Unlimited. On May 22, 1976, in Red Hook, she married Dennis J. Shook. Mr. Shook survives at home. Barbara loved her family. In addition to her husband, she is survived by her three daughters, Angela Cunningham and husband, Charles, E. Annette Blake, and Anita Kruppa; grandchildren, Ryan T. and Magan A. Kruppa. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her brother, Lawrence V. Wynant. Funeral services and burial in Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery will be private. Barbara's family respectfully requests memorial donations to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, PO Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148-0142 (, or, Shriners Hospitals for Children, 2900 Rocky Point Dr., Tampa, FL 33607 ( Arrangements are under the direction of Sweet's Funeral Home, Inc., Rte. 9, Hyde Park. To send an online condolence, or for directions, please visit

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St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital

501 St. Jude Place
Memphis, TN 38105

Shriners Hospitals for Children

2900 Rocky Point Dr.
Tampa, FL 33607

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