Gertrude Reer, 91, of Kingston, died Monday, February 18, 2013 at Golden Hill Health Care Center.
Born in Lake Ariel, PA, she was a daughter of the late George & Lorraine McKee Lawrence.Gertrude was a retired welfare officer with the Town of Ulster. She enjoyed knitting, crocheting and antiquing.
Gertrude is survived by two children, Lawrence Reer and his wife Phyllis of Palenville and Lorraine Reer Doltz and her husband Frederick of Oneonta. A brother, William Lawrence and his wife Marge of Ocala, FL. Eight grandchildren, Mark, Karl, Louise Reer Putnam & Cynthia Reer O'Connor, Amy & Fred Doltz, Jarret & Daryn Glassbrook. 23 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews also survive.
In addition to her parents, Gertrude was predeceased by her husband, Edward Reer, who passed on the same day, February 18, in 1994, her grandson Bruce Reer who passed in 1998, her brother Lester L. Lawrence who passed in 2001, and her sister, Laura Chapman, who passed away in 2007.
The family will receive friends at the Simpson-Gaus Funeral Home, 411 Albany Ave, on Thursday from 11-12 PM with a funeral service to follow at 12:00 noon. Interment will be private.