Schnurbusch, Richard "Red"
Endicott: 79, died at his home on Wednesday February 13, 2013. He was predeceased by his wife Sara Schnurbusch and grandson Joshua Gross. He is survived by his wife Gretchen G. Schnurbusch of Endicott; sons Michael and Nancy Schnurbusch of Chenango Bridge, Richard Schnurbusch and Rick Filbert of Ogunquit, ME; sister and brother in law Judy and Gordon Ruston of Chenango Bridge; sister in law Dorothy Speight; grandsons Michael T. Schnurbusch, Brian and Heather Schnurbusch; great grandchildren Ashley Webb, Autumn Webb, Jacob Schnurbusch; his step sons Walter and Karen Gross of Johnson City, Matthew Gross of Norwich, Sarah and Robert Freeman of Upton, MA, Norman Gross of Phoenix Az; step grandchildren Nathaniel Gross, Benjamin Gross, Rebecca Gross, Elizabeth Gross, Janine Freeman, Pamela Freeman; also several nieces and nephews. He was a combat veteran of the Korean War serving as a staff sergeant in the Army. He participated in 3 campaigns during his time in the service and was awarded the Combat Infantryman Badge. He retired as a sheet metal worker and was an avid hunter, fisherman, bowler, tennis and golf player. He was a wonderful grandfather. A Funeral Mass will be held on Friday at 11am at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, 701 W. Main Street Endicott. Burial will follow at Floral Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 3-6 pm at the Barber Memorial Home, Inc. 428 Main Street Johnson City and on Friday at 10am until the time of the mass at the church. The Binghamton Elks Lodge will hold a service at 5:30pm on Thursday at the Memorial Home. In lieu of flowers donations in his memory may be made to the Hospice Program 4102 Vestal Road Vestal, NY 13850 or the Wounded Warrior Project P.O. Box 758517 Topeka, Kansas 66675
Published in Binghamton Press & Sun-Bulletin from Feb. 14 to Feb. 16, 2013