Patricia Turko Ruzsbatzky passed away peacefully with her loving family surrounding her at NY Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital on July 27, 2019. She was 80 years old. Patricia was born on December 29, 1938 in Yonkers, NY and was the daughter of the late John Turko and Eva Kanisczak.
Pat worked as an administrative assistant at Garrison Union Free School for 25 years. She found tremendous satisfaction caring for the many children and families that passed through her office. Her joy was her family and the many friends who she considered family. She was always there to lend an ear and offer insightful guidance and support whenever needed. She enjoyed skiing, cooking, family camping trips, and traveling with friends, but her greatest passion was providing and caring for her family.
Pat was predeceased by her husband Edward Ruzsbatzky and her sister, Sophie Turko. She is survived by her daughter Christine Crill and her husband Kevin, of Highland Falls; son John Ruzsbatzky and Betsey of Simsbury, CT; granddaughters, Casey, Lindsey, Alex, and Cami; grandsons, Kevin and Jake, nephew Ted Turko, his wife Michelle and their family; as well as many other relatives and dear friends.
Visitation will take place on Tuesday July 30, 2019 from 5:00pm-8:00pm. Funeral Mass with be held at Sacred Heart Church in Highland Falls, NY on Wednesday July 31, at 10:00 AM. Interment will take place at Rose Hills Memorial Park in Putnam Valley, NY.