REMEMBRANCES AND TRIBUTES

This program shall strive to create a welcoming and memorable virtual wall for former ACBNY members or loved ones who have passed.


Janet (Hotchkiss) Wettenstein

Janet (Hotchkiss) Wettenstein was born on July 14, 1949 in Rochester, New York and passed away suddenly on the evening of January 8, 2019 after a lengthy illness. She attended the New York State School for the Blind in Batavia, New York, and graduated from there in June, 1968. Her family lived on a farm outside of Rochester, and it was there that Janet developed her love of nature and the outdoors. She was a dog lover, having had five guide dogs during her life.

Read more about Janet here.

Frances R. (Frank) Casey

Francis R. “Frank” Casey, 62, died Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at Samaritan Hospital. Born in Albany, he was son of the late Thomas and Agnes (Thornton) Casey. He was a graduate of the New York Institute
for the Education of the Blind in the Bronx, N.Y. Mr. Casey worked for the Albany County Sheriffs’ Department for 32 years, retiring as a 911 Supervisor in 2001.

Read more about Frances here.