Rita L. Kourofsky


Rita L. Kourofsky, 90, of Lyon Mountain, N.Y., died Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019, at CVPH Medical Center, Plattsburgh, N.Y.
Born on Sept. 19, 1928, in Clayburg, N.Y., she was the daughter of Nelson and Rose (Gagne) Durocher.
She was married to Walter Kourofsky on Aug. 13, 1955, at St. Bernard's Church, Lyon Mountain.
Mrs. Kourofsky graduated from Sallaz Academy. She was employed as a nurse's aid for several years at CVPH Medical Center, Plattsburgh.
She is survived by her husband of 63 years; two daughters and a son-in-law, Linda and Kenneth Frego, Patti Ann Mooney; a son and daughter-in-law, Kerry and Gail Kourofsky; nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; several great-great-grandchildren; two step granddaughters; five sisters, Elsie Delaney, Millie Passino, Laura Delaney, Yvonne Hogan, Beverly Morgan; a brother, Ray Leon Durocher; several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her parents; a daughter, Donna Atkinson; a brother, Nelson Durocher; three sisters, Leona Clark, Maddie Yanulavich and Eileen Kourofsky.
There are no calling hours. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Friday, January 4, at St. Bernard's Church, Lyon Mountain.
Donations in her memory may be made to Lyon Mountain American Legion.
Arrangements are with the Chateaugay Funeral Home. Online condolences may be offered at www.chateaugayfuneralhome.com.
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Published on January 3, 2019
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