Richard Henry VanHusen
Mr. Richard Henry VanHusen, age 90, of Gloversville, passed away on Friday, September 11, 2020, at St. Mary’s Hospital, Amsterdam.
He was born September 21, 1929, in Gloversville, the son of the late Isaac and Mable Demming VanHusen. He was employed as a crane operator for General Electric of Schenectady for many years. Richard was an outdoorsman, enjoying fishing, hunting for moose and other game. His favorite baseball team was the Yankees; he would not miss a game.
Richard is survived by three sons, Stuart (Pamela), John and Chris VanHusen; three daughters, Kimberly Mauro, Susan (Steve) Morrison, and Cindy Gendron; a sister-in-law, Jeanette VanHusen; along with many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and extended family members.
In addition to both of his parents, Dick was predeceased by his wife, Joan VanHusen; and a son, Richard G. VanHusen.
The family will receive relatives and friends from 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, September 16, 2020, at Walrath & Stewart Funeral Home, 51 Fremont Street, Gloversville. A graveside funeral service will take place at Prospect Hill Cemetery on Thursday, September 17, 2020, at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Dr. R.W. Williams officiating.
In accordance with COVID-19 restrictions, facial covering and social distancing will be required at both the funeral home and cemetery services.
Memorial contributions may be made in lieu of flowers to a charity of your choice in Richard’s name.
Arrangements are entrusted to Walrath & Stewart Funeral Home, Gloversville.
Online condolences may be made at www.brbsfuneral.com.