September 25, 2016
Eugene (Gene) J. Rusin passed away peacefully on September 25 at the new Stamford Hospital. He was a beloved family-man and active in his children’s lives and at his Church. Gene was born in Yonkers, NY, to the late John & Emily (Skura) Rusin. He is survived by loving wife, Judy of 56 years, a brother, Richard (Jackie) of Averill Park , NY and sons Joseph (Amy) of Putnam Valley NY, Daniel (Kim) of Aberdeen MD, Thomas (Katrina) of Wilton CT and daughter Andrea (Denis) Marais of Tuckahoe, NY. He is also survived by five grandsons and three granddaughters. He loved each of them very much, and his joy in life was simply spending time with his family. A mathematical whiz, Gene graduated in 1957 from the University of Buffalo with a BS in accounting. In 1961 he received his CPA, Certified Public Accountant, from the state of New York, and was in the US Marine Corps Reserves. He worked in various financial planning leadership roles at IBM including Manager of Cost Accounting, Financial Systems and Controller at IBM HQ in Armonk, until he retired after 33 years with the firm. While at IBM, he hosted engineers and accountants to his house to introduce their four children to the future of computing, business, and industry. He then joined his wife and son as treasurer of Just for Travel until they sold the travel agency in 1999. While at Just For Travel, he travelled to more than 50 countries with his beloved wife, Judy. He was an avid amateur photographer and home-repair-expert. He taught his children the value of a dollar, knowing what to fix and when to call an expert. Gene volunteered at the New Covenant House of Hospitality, and was an Extra-Ordinary minister at his church, Our Lady Star of the Sea, where he volunteered as the bookkeeper and Accountant for more than twelve years. He was honored with the St. Augustine medal. Family will receive relatives and friends on Friday, September 30th from 4pm-8pm at the Bosak Funeral Home on 453 Shippan Avenue in Stamford. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 9:30 am on Saturday, October 1st at Our Lady Star of the Sea, 1170 Shippan Ave, in Stamford. His interment will follow at Kensico Cemetery, 273 Lakeview Ave, in Valhalla, NY. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: CT Yankee Council, Boy Scouts, P.O. Box 32, 60 Wellington Road, Milford, CT 06460. Spiritual bouquets may also be arranged with Our Lady Star of the Sea. If you would like to leave an online condolence message, please visit the family guestbook at www.bosakfuneralhome.com or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/bosakfuneralhome .
Eugene (Gene) J. Rusin passed away peacefully on September 25 at the new Stamford Hospital. He was a beloved family-man and active in his children’s lives and at his Church. Gene was born in Yonkers, NY, to the late John & Emily (Skura)... View Obituary & Service Information
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