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James Severin Brush

James Severin Brush, born February 6, 1921 in Stone Ridge, NY, died September 26, 2012 in Sarasota, FL.

Mr. Brush was a former Correctional Officer at Eastern Correctional Facility for 29 years. Most recently he worked as a Security Maintenance Manager for Sloan Technologies, Santa Barbara, CA, and had retired in 1992 to Sarasota, FL.

James was a member of the Ellenville Elks #1971, the Knights of Columbus and the American Legion. He was a WWII Veteran of the United States Army having served from 1942-1945 with the 337th Combat Team, 85th Infantry Division.

Mr. Brush enjoyed ballroom dancing with Arthur Murray Dance Studios and was an avid golfer. He was a dedicated father to his eight children.

James is survived by Barbara Brush of Ellenville, Kenneth Brush and wife Beth Saltzman of Kingston, Kathryn Avery and husband Micky of Kerhonkson, William Brush and wife Cathy of Sarasota, FL and Robert Brush and companion Therese Morales of Kerhonkson.
Also surviving are eleven grandchildren, nine great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

James was pre-deceased by his wife Margaret and his sons James G. Brush, John and Thomas.

Visiting will be held Saturday, October 6th from 2-4 & 7-9pm at H.B. Humiston Funeral Home, Kerhonkson. A funeral service is scheduled for Monday the 8th at 10:30am at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Fantinekill Cemetery.

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DOROTHY SWIRSKI - October 9th, 2012 at 1:43pm - Email
DEAR KATHRYN AND ALL THE BRUSH FAMILIES: WITH DEEPEST SYMPATHY ON THE LOSS OF YOUR BELOVED FATHER. I REMEMBER GOING TO YOUR HOUSE WITH MY HUSBAND WHEN YOU WERE ALL LITTLE. YOUR DAD WOULD COME HERE AND HELP US WITH PLUMBING PROBLEMS. ALL OF GOD'S BLESSINGS TO ALL. DOROTHY SWIRSKI AND FAMILY

Diana and Scott Kuster - October 5th, 2012 at 7:38am - Email
We send our condolences to the entire Brush family. I feel honored to have been one of his adopted grandchildren. He made me feel loved and accepted. His blue eyes and smile warmed my heart. We will miss his warmth but he will forever be in our hearts. I look forward to seeing him again in heaven. He would not want us to grieve but to celebrate his life, to smile, to listen to music and if possible enjoy dancing the night away. Brush family, I love you all, I've loved being a part of your family. Bob and Scott send their regards as well....the Kuster and Brush families have had fun throughout the years. Jim will be missed. Love Diana

Jay Feinberg - October 4th, 2012 at 10:51am - Email
Please accept my deepest sympathy. I'm sure he will be sorely missed.

Rev Robert Grupe - October 3rd, 2012 at 2:05pm - Email
Go with God, im.

terry bennett - October 2nd, 2012 at 9:42pm - Email
Our prayers are with You

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