Antonina Rebisz (1925 – 2018)
ALBANY—Antonina Rebisz, 92, of Stuyvesant Falls died Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at Albany Medical Center. She was lovingly known to family and friends as “Mamuska.”
Born November 22, 1925 in Krakow, Poland, she was the daughter of the late Jan and Maria (Krolczk) Kulig.
She loved the outdoors, animals, gardening and making Polish food and was best known for her Chrusciki. She was an avid sports fan and enjoyed wrestling, the NBA and golf.
She is survived by: three children, Halina of Stuyvesant Falls, Mary (Randy) of Houston, TX, and Jean (Peter) of Valatie; a brother, Stasilaw (Ludwina) of Fort Myers, FL; four grandchildren, Candace (Corey), Julie (Robby), Michelle (Jordan) and Rebecca; five great-grandchildren, Jackson, Ellie, Camden, Declan and Carter and many loving nieces.
She was predeceased by her husband, John Rebisz and her son-in-law, Michel Snyder.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated October 13, 2018, 11:30 a.m. at the Church of St. Joseph in Stuyvesant Falls with the Reverend George Fleming officiating. Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Stuyvesant Falls. Calling hours will be October 13 from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the Raymond E. Bond Funeral Home, 1015 Kinderhook Street, Valatie, prior to the funeral. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Columbia-Greene Humane Society/SPCA, 111 Humane Society Road, Hudson 12534.
Doris M. Hogan (1925 – 2018)
HUDSON—Doris Hogan, 93, slipped into eternal sleep at Columbia Memorial Hospital October 6 after a brief illness and a long full life.
Doris DeNeef was born and raised in Brooklyn, where she had her first job at American Machine & Foundry. She also worked for Gulf Oil in Manhattan.
While visiting friends in Columbia County she met and later married John dePeyster, with whom she raised three children on the family farm. She was devoted to being a mother and homemaker, but it was always important to her to have an outside career as well. Her first job in Hudson was at Richmond’s. After that she worked at Ziesentiz Stationers for many years, and then at Kd Hallmark until her retirement.
In 1987, she married John Hogan and spent many happy years with him traveling and delighting in the extended family of children and grandchildren that came with the marriage. After his death, she moved to Middle Road in Greenport, where she lived until the end alongside her dear neighbors Alice and Hank Vedder and Judy and Cameron Fielder.
Throughout her life, Mrs. Hogan was known for her sense of style, energy, determination, resourcefulness, and ability to get things done. She was a 70+ year member of the Mt. Pleasant Reformed Church, past president of the Hudson Fortnightly Club, a volunteer at the Second Show, and a member of the Adult Learning Institute and Greenport Historical Society To all of these and other endeavors she gave her time and talents freely.
To her family, friends and acquaintances, she was thoughtful, caring and always ready to help. She was known for sending cards for all occasions, for her wonderful flower arrangements and pies, especially apple and lemon meringue, and for the generosity with which she bestowed these and other gifts on her friends and family. She enjoyed all social occasions, shopping, cooking, home decorating, plays and ballet, travel, gardening and feeding the birds.
Until her final days, she completed the daily Jumble, often in just a few minutes.
Mrs. Hogan was predeceased by her two husbands; two stepsons, Daniel Hogan and John Hogan, Jr., and her brother, Robert DeNeef. She is survived by: her children, Tom dePeyster and his wife Janet, Karen and Deb dePeyster; her beloved cat, KC; nieces, Michelle Alario and Christie Pincheon, their spouses and children; also Peter and Diane Hogan, Jim and Rosemarie Hogan, Nancy and Ralph Grover, Vanessa Madore and husband Matt, Noreen Connolly, Mary and Felix Riojas, AnnMarie Hogan, JoAnne Hogan and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Calling hours will be held Tuesday, October 9 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Bates & Anderson – Redmond & Keeler Funeral Home, 110 Green Street, Hudson. A funeral service will be held at the Mt. Pleasant Reformed Church Wednesday, October 10 at a time to be announced. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Columbia-Greene Humane Society, Animalkind, or Mt. Pleasant Reformed Church.
The family thanks the staff of Columbia Memorial Health for the attentive, compassionate care provided during her final illness.
Patricia A. Drahushuk (1947 – 2018)
CASTLETON—Patricia Angela Drahushuk, 71, of Castleton died Thursday, October 4, 2018 at her home.
Born in Hudson, June 7, 1947, she was the daughter of a late John and Mary (Rabino) Libruk.
She was an office manager for Seton Health in East Greenbush many years and was a member of the former Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Hudson. Mrs. Drahushuk was a huge Elvis fan and was a loved and loving wife, mother and friend.
She will be greatly missed by: her husband, John B. Drahushuk at home; her daughter, Audra D. and husband (Andrew) Bennett of Baldwinsville; two brothers, Mark and (Renae) Libruk, John and (Regina) Libruk.
Calling hours will be Monday, October 8, 2018 from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Sacco-McDonald-Valenti Funeral Home, 700 Town Hall Drive, Greenport. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday, October 9, 2018, 10 a.m. at Holy Trinity Parish, 429 East Allen Street, Hudson. Burial will follow in Cedar Park Cemetery. Memorial contributions are requested to the American Heart Association or the Kidney Foundation.