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Alfred Ruger

November 28, 1938 ~ March 13, 2020 (age 81)

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Alfred Ruger of Montgomery, NY, passed away Friday, March 13, 2020 at home.  He was 81. 

The son of the late Alfred and Isabella Keesler Ruger, he was born November 28, 1938 in Wallkill.

Alfred worked as a truck driver for Sunshine Biscuit for 29 years and for the NYS Dept. of Transportation. He served in the Army from 1962-1964 and attended Montgomery Presbyterian Church. He was a life member of both the Montgomery Sportsman Club and the Wallkill Rod and Gun Club. Alfred was proud of his hard work in establishing the sporting clays at the Rod and Gun Club. He loved traveling with his truck and fifth wheel all across the United States and Canada. He fulfilled his dream of traveling to Alaska in 2003 with his wife Joan.

Survivors include his wife Joan  at home, daughter Sandy Schrilla & husband Scott of Syracuse, son David Ruger & wife Sharon of Walker Valley, 2 grandchildren Harlie & Dan, 1 great grandchild Lilyana, sister Marie Cady & husband Donald of Hyde Park.

Visitation will be Wednesday, March 18, 2020 from 11:30am-1:30pm at Overhiser Funeral Home, 78 Union Street, Montgomery, NY 12549.

A funeral service will follow at 1:30 at the funeral home. Pastor Jeromey Howard will officiate.

Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery in Montgomery, NY.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to The Walden Humane Society, P.O. Box 135, Walden, NY or Hospice of Orange and Sullivan, 800 Stony Brook Court, Newburgh, NY 12550.

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March 18, 2020

11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Overhiser Funeral Home
78 Union St.
Montgomery, New York 12549

Funeral Service
March 18, 2020

1:30 PM
Overhiser Funeral Home
78 Union St.
Montgomery, New York 12549


Walden Humane Society
PO Box 135, Walden NY 12586

Hospice of Orange and Sullivan Counties
800 Stony Brook Court Newburgh, NY 12550,

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