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Rudolf Kump, 90, of Kerhonkson, NY passed away on Wednesday, September 1, 2021. Rudy was born on January 7, 1931 in Gottschee, Yugoslavia; he was the son of Josef and Paulina Kump.
Rudy was a World War II refugee and emigrated to the United States as a teenager. He married Lucy Loeser Kump in New York City on October 12, 1957. He worked as a machinist for VAW in Ellenville, NY for 23 years. Rudy was a communicant of St. Mary and St. Andrew’s Catholic Church where he served as a Eucharistic Minister. Rudy was a deeply religious man whose faith was strong. He made it a point to attend mass every day, and even served as an altar server in a pinch. Rudy was a member of the Gottschee Country Club. He was an avid soccer fan and NY Yankees fan, but most of all he enjoyed watching youth sports and supporting his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.
He is survived by his children, Maryann Krum and Richard Kump; grandchildren, Jennifer Krum, Jason Krum, Alexander Kump and Hannah Kump; great grandchildren, Jade Barringer, Michael Baracca, Anthony Barringer and Zachary Barringer and his brother Josef Kump.
Besides his parents and his wife Lucy, Rudy was predeceased by his siblings, Maria Kump, Eddie Kump, and John Kump.
Visiting hours will be held on Monday, September 6, 2021, from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm at Humiston Funeral Home, Kerhonkson. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 am on Tuesday the 7th at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church. Burial will follow in Pine Bush Cemetery, Kerhonkson.
Due to the ongoing COVID 19 pandemic and the desire to keep all friends and family safe, masks will be required and social distancing will be observed.
Memorial contributions may be made in Rudy’s name to the Catholic Charities of NY, Office of Development, 11th floor, 1011 First Ave., NY, NY 10022.
My condolences to the family of Rudy Kump, he was a wonderful, caring person. I met Rudy about the early 1950's when he was working at a farm across from my family.and subsequently went with my brothers and I square dancing in Circleville, NY. Our paths crossed many times and he and Lucy became great friends with my parents and our family. Rest n peace, Rudy..Mary Radivoy, Middletown, NY
Mary Radivoy Sep 12 2021 12:00 AM
I worked at VAW for 33 years and knew Rudy.... He always had a smile and was a true gentleman.... Rest in Peace, my friend.... Ray Terwilliger....
Ray Terwilliger Sep 4 2021 12:00 AM