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Russell J. Kortright

July 29, 1926 ~ August 10, 2019 (age 93)

Russell J Kortright, resident of Kerhonkson, passed away peacefully at 93 years old on Saturday, August 10, 2019. He was born to George and Mabel Kortright on July 29, 1926, at home in Mombaccus. He served proudly as a member of the military police in World War II. He loved picking blueberries, and he enjoyed all kinds of outdoor activities, including tending his gardens. He hunted, fished, and loved the mountains, especially going off the beaten path and into the woods.

Russell is survived by Lois, his wife of 65 years. He is also survived by his sons, Russell D Kortright (Heidi) of Pennellville, New York, Kevin C Kortright (Joann) of Greenwich, New York, Keith G Kortright (Colleen) of Kerhonkson, and Gary S Kortright (Pam) of Kerhonkson. As well as his grandchildren, Anna (Lewis), Emily, Kevin R, Keith M, and Katie. He is predeceased by multiple siblings and survived by his sister, Alice Smith of Napanoch and several nieces and nephews.

Calling hours will be held on Tuesday, August 13 from 4-7 in the evening at H.B. Humiston Funeral Home in Kerhonkson. Funeral services will be held at the funeral home the next morning at 11. Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery in Stone Ridge, New York. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of your choice.

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