Ruth Shursky

Obituary of Ruth M Shursky

Ruth M. Shursky, of Hurleyville, passed away on Monday, September 23, 2019 at Sullivan County Adult Care Center. She was 89.

She was the daughter of the late Ralph Huschke and Mabel Arfmann, born on October 12, 1929 in Liberty, NY.

Ruth worked as a Teacher's Aide for Fallsburg Central School. She was also a lifelong member and past Treasurer for the Hurleyville United Methodist Church, as well as a member of the Audubon Society.

She is survived by her children Stanley Shursky (Joanne) of North Andover, MA, Vincent Shursky (Susanne) of Fremont Center, NY, Susan Shursky (George) of Alabama and Stepen Shursky (Mary) of Hurleyville, NY; her grandchildren Nicholas (Amy) and Andrew Shursky; great-grandchildren Grace, Leon, Max and Charley Shursky; as well as several nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by her husband Andrew "Andy" Shursky and her brother Donald Huschke.

Memorial contributions in Ruth's name can be made to the Hurleyville United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 64, Hurleyville, NY 12747 or to the Sullivan County Audubon Society, P.O. Box 30, Loch Sheldrake, NY 12759.

Family will accept friends and family on Saturday, September 28, 2019 from 11am to 12pm at the Hurleyville United Methodist Church. A funeral service will begin at 12pm. Interment will follow at Hurleyville Cemetery.

Arrangements under the direction of Colonial Memorial Funeral Home, for further information call 845-434-7363 or visit

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Final Resting Place

Hurleyville Cemetery
1 Cemetery Road
Hurleyville, New York, United States
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