Born: June 18, 1926
Died: October 21, 2012
Friends will be received at the funeral home on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A graveside service will be held Thursday, Saint Mary's Cemetery.
Ulster Hose Company #5 Ladies Auxiliary will gather at the funeral home 7:15 p.m. Wednesday.
Hilda E. Letus, 86 of Morton Boulevard, Town of Ulster, faithful wife of the late Walter Letus died Sunday October 21, 2012 at the Kingston Hospital after a lengthly illness surrounded by her family. Born in Kingston on June 28, 1926, she was a daughter of the late Jalmer and Sophia Suominen.
Hilda had been employed as a waitress at the Park Diner. Previously she worked at Whalen's Drug Store and in food service at IBM. One of her proudest accomplishments was that she raised three generations of her family. She was a member of the Ulster Hose Ladies Auxiliary.
She is the loving mother of John and William Letus; mother in law of Jana Letus and Willemina Letus; sister of Helen Olund; grandmother of Venus Gabel and John Letus, Jr. Many great grandchildren also survive.
Sisters, Sylvia, Allie and Hilma and brothers, Edward, Arnie, Jalmer, Lori and Neilo all died previously.