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Gertrude C. "Trudy"
Brewster

January 20, 1931 – June 20, 2018

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Obituary for Gertrude C. "Trudy" Brewster

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Gertrude C. "Trudy" Brewster, 87, of Toc Drive, Highland, formerly of Sawkill, died Wednesday, June 20th, 2018 at Vassar Brothers Medical Center.

She was born in New York City, New York on January 20th, 1931, a daughter of the late Peter J. and Anna (Vogt) Mc Donald.

Trudy was employed as a Licensed Practical Nurse for over 50 years, serving in various medical facilitates throughout New York City and Hudson Valley area. She was very proud of her vocation at Astor Home for Children in Rhinebeck where she led the volunteer program. Trudy enjoyed animals and the Hudson River.

She is survived by the loves of her life, two sons, Edwin A. Brewster, and his wife Belinda, of Kingston, and Joseph Brewster of Highland, four grandchildren, Catherine Brewster of Santa Fe, NM, E.J. Brewster of Kingston, Caitlin Brewster of Highland, and Megan Beyer of Tempe, AZ.

She is predeceased by her sister Ann Haight.

The family has entrusted the Gilpatric-VanVliet Funeral Home, 339 Broadway, Ulster Park, Town of Esopus, with the care and cremation service arrangements for Trudy.

Cremation held at Wiltwyck Crematory.

There are no calling hours. A memorial mass will be held privately at Church of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church, Port Ewen at the discretion of the family.

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