Mary Sutherland, age 87, of New Paltz, died Friday, Oct. 29, 2010 at her daughter’s home in Exton, PA.
Mrs. Sutherland was born Dec. 13, 1922 in Brooklyn, the daughter of the late Frank and the late Mary (Finnen) Schaetzle. She was married to Albert Sutherland. He predeceased her Feb. 25, 1996.
She is a member of St. Joseph’s Church, New Paltz and the New Paltz/Gardiner Senior Citizens.
She was a retired teacher’s aide in the Duzine Elementary School in New Paltz.
She is survived by a daughter and a son-in-law, Patricia and Larry Whitaker of Exton, PA; a son and a daughter-in-law, Robert and Debbie Sutherland of Albany; five grandchildren, Robbie Sutherland, Cathy Sutherland, Keith Whitaker, Pamela Trainor and Brian Whitaker
Funeral arrangements are by Copeland Funeral Home, Inc.
John C. Krusen
John C. Krusen of Clintondale, a 40-year resident of the area, passed away on Oct. 27, 2010 at the Castle Point Veterans Hospital Palliative Care Heroes Unit. He was 85.
The son of the late John C. Krusen and Beatrice Lewis Krusen, he was born in Wilmington Delaware and married Joan M. Campe on June 22, 1957 in New York City.
John was a veteran of World War II, serving in the US army until his discharge in 1947. He went on to graduate from Penn State University in 1950 with a degree in Agricultural Science. After a career with the Bryers Ice Cream Company and at the DeLaval Company he retired and spent his spare time rooting for the various teams of his much-loved Penn State Nittany Lions. He was a member of the Penn State Alumni Association and was active with the Dutchess County Chapter. He was also a member of the Holy Trinity Church in Highland.
In addition to his beloved wife, John is survived by a daughter, Catherine Conley and her husband Mark of Elverson, PA.; sons John C. III of Clintondale, William and his wife Evelyn of Highland, and Robert and his wife Cheri of Highland; ten grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
Memorial contributions can be made in John’s name to the Castle Point Veterans Hospital Palliative Care Unit or to the American Cancer Society.