January 11, 1948 - January 10, 2019

Callicoon, NY

The Rev. Richard J. Hewitt of Callicoon, NY, a long time area resident, died Thursday, January 10, 2019 at the Catskill Regional Medical Center, Harris, NY. He was 70.

The son of the late Harold and Elizabeth Flaherty Hewitt, he was born January 11, 1948 in Jersey City, NJ.

Richard was the Pastor of Church on the Rock in Youngsville, NY; he had worked for the Sullivan County Meals on Wheels Program; and was a former Sunday Editor for the Times Herald Record in Middletown, NY.

Survivors include his wife, Lucille W. Kaminski Hewitt, at home; one daughter, Dakotah Pratt-Hewitt of Williston Park, NY; one son, Matthew Pratt-Hewitt and his wife Pearl Tung of Brooklyn, NY; two step daughters, Krysia Jones of Hasbrouck, NY and Susan Furgison of Liberty, NY; one step son, Anthony Furgison of Harris, NY; five step grandchildren, Paula, Rosa, Elizabeth, Donovan, and Shane.

Graveside services and burial will be at 1 p.m. on Monday, January 14, 2019 in the Fosterdale Cemetery, Fosterdale, NY.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Harris Funeral Home West Street at Buckley, Liberty, NY. 845-292-0001 or 845-439-5200 www.Harris-FH.com