Obituary of Sandra L. Hunter
Sandra L. Hunter passed away on Sunday, April 28, 2019, at the age of 71 years old, after a courageous battle against cancer.
On October 6, 1947, she was born in Margaretville, NY, to the late George W. and Marion A. Knapp. She was the oldest of their four children and often referred to as “Sister”.
She married her high school sweetheart, Thomas H. Ruchar, and started a family, which became her pride and joy. She spent all of her adult life mothering children, whether they were her very own, her nieces and nephews, the friends of her children, the neighborhood children, and later on, her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She always had a loving spirit, positive outlook and a reassuring demeanor about her.
Sandra is survived by her children: Carolyn (David) Ruff, Darlene Kasten and Dustin Hunter; 10 grandchildren: Cody and Mariah Ruff, Brandon Mottle, Alicia (Mottle) MacDaniel, Makayla (Ruchar) Specht, Nash, Alanna and Thomas Ruchar, Reis and Madison Hunter; five great-grandchildren; siblings: Roy Knapp, Randy (Sabrina) Knapp and Shari (Donald) Anderson; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Besides her parents, Sandra was predeceased by her former husband and lifetime companion: Thomas H. Ruchar; and her son: Scott T. Ruchar.
Graveside funeral services will be held on Friday, May 17, 2019 at Andes Cemetery, Andes, NY.
Contributions may be made to Catskill Area Hospice and Palliative Care http://www.cahpc.org
Please visit www.macarthurfh.com to share a condolence with her family.