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Accord Fire Company #1
Saturday June 16th, 2018
3:00pm

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Ruth Emma Osterhoudt

Ruth Emma Osterhoudt

Accord, NY

August 10, 1918 – March 20, 2018

 

Ruth Emma Osterhoudt a longtime resident of the area passed away at Golden Hill Nursing Home on Tuesday, March 20, 2018. She was 99 years old. Ruth was born on August 10, 1918 in Stone Ridge, NY; she was the daughter of Joe and Lena (Lockwood) Pratt.

Ruth fondly called “Granny” had worked at the Rondout Valley School District until her retirement in 1996. She was very active in her community having been a charter member of Troop 22 and the Indian Valley Little League. Ruth was also member of the Republican Committee, the Accord Fire Co. Ladies Auxiliary and the Accord Senior Citizens. She also had a love for Siamese cats.

Ruth was predeceased by her husband, Edward; her daughter, Charlotte Sibeking; her sister, Vivian Waterfall and her grandson Brian Demorest.

She is survived by her children, Beverly Demorest, Douglas Osterhoudt and Stanley Osterhoudt; ten grandchildren; nineteen great grandchildren and fourteen great-great grandchildren.

A celebration of Ruth’s life will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Ruth’s name to the Accord Fire Co. Ladies Auxiliary


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Guestbook

Condolences to the family

David Krom Jun 13 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Ruth Osterhoudt

Martha and Gordon Quick Mar 24 2018 12:00 AM

A sad day, What a sweet soul. She was the sweetest lady and her kindness will be always remembered. Sorry for your loss of this dear angel.
Rhonda Rider

Rhonda Rider Mar 24 2018 12:00 AM

I always have a smile on my face when I think of Ruthie. Her generosity and giving nature was a blessing for us all ! My heart goes out to you all.

Tammy Krom Mar 22 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Ruth Osterhoudt

MaryEllen & Gene Cannizzaro Mar 21 2018 12:00 AM

Scott & Kim,

Our thoughts and prayers to you and all your family on the loss of Grandma Ruth.

Gene ,MaryEllen,Gene Jr. & Christopher

MaryEllen & Gene Cannizzaro Mar 21 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Ruth Osterhoudt

Lori VanAken Mar 21 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Ruth Osterhoudt

Carol Kelder & family Mar 21 2018 12:00 AM

Dear Beverly & Family
Our deepest sympathy to you and your family. Sending you lots of hugs.
Joyce & Sonny

Joyce & Sonny Terwilliger Mar 21 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Ruth Osterhoudt

Frend & Sue Bush Mar 21 2018 12:00 AM

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