Obituary of Myrtle Vera Kortright
Myrtle Vera Hunter Kortright, of Woodbourne, passed away on Thursday, October 03, 2019 at Orange Regional Medical Center. She was 88.
She was the daughter of the late Howard and Vera Dice Hunter, born on December 24, 1930 in Ellenville, NY.
Myrtle worked as a counselor for ARC, but her favorite job was babysitting her grandchildren. She was a member of the Claryville Reformed Church, long-time member of the NRA and was an avid NASCAR and Dale Earnhardt fan. In her free time she enjoyed reading and square dancing. She loved the simple beauty of the outdoors, especially flowers and plants. But her greatest love was her family, her grandchildren and great-grandchildren being her biggest joy in life.
She is survived by her children Sharon Kelly of Neversink, Russell Kortright (Arlene) of Hendersonville, TN and Tim Kortright of Grahamsville; her grandchildren Preston Kelly and April Kackos (Robert) her great-grandchildren Courtney Kelly-Ansbro (Scott), Michael and Kimberly Kelly, Christina Kackos-Brunelle (Zachary), Bridget Kackos; and her granddog "Taz"; as well as a multitude of nieces, nephews and cousins. She is predeceased by her husband Preston Kortright who passed away in 2008; her brother Glen Hunter; and her two sisters Grace Hunter Loomis and Arlene Hunter De La Marter.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Myrtle's name can be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105; Grahamsville Fire Dept., P.O. Box 331, Grahamsville, NY 12740 or to the Neversink Fire Dept., P.O. Box 627, Neversink, NY 12765.
A memorial visitation will be held from 1 to 3pm on Thursday, October 10, 2019 at Colonial Memorial Funeral Home, 396 State Route 52, Woodboure, NY 12788. A funeral service will follow at 3pm. Interment will follow at Grahamsville Rural Cemetery.
Arrangements under the direction of Colonial Memorial Funeral Home, for further information call 845-434-7363 or visit www.colonialbryantfuneralhome.comTo send flowers to the family of Myrtle Kortright, please visit Tribute Store
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Herbert C. Bryant
29 Pearl Street
Livingston Manor, NY 12758
Telephone: (845) 439-4333
396 State Route 52
Woodbourne, NY 12788
Telephone: (845) 434-7363