Roberta L. Rutherford of Goshen, N.Y., dies at age 76


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Roberta L. Rutherford of Walden, N.Y., formerly of Goshen, N.Y., died Friday, Dec. 29, 2017, at Orange Regional Medical Center, Middletown, N.Y. She was 76.

Daughter of Melville and Viola (Carlson) Hujus, she was born Aug. 24, 1941, in Hillcrest, N.Y. She retired as a teacher’s aide from BOCES, Goshen.

She is survived by her daughter, Laurie Laurice and husband, John, of Vernon, N.J.; sons, Edward R. Gildersleeve and wife, Teresa, of Frederick, Md., and Kenneth Gildersleeve of Walden; brother, Fred Hujus and wife, Ruth, of Florida; 11 grandchildren; many nieces and nephews; and her two beloved dogs, Lexi and Mia.

Roberta was predeceased by her granddaughter, Denise; brother, William Hujus; and sisters, Marilyn Vetter and Ada Malone.

Visitation was to be held Thursday, Jan. 4, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. at the Donovan Funeral Home, 82 South Church St., Goshen. The funeral will be held 11 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 5, at the funeral home with the Rev. David Kingsley officiating.

Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family.



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