Esther Bresko Rusnak, 81, of Disputanta, passed away on Sunday, July 17, 2016. Esther was preceded in death by her husband Raymond P. Rusnak, Sr. and parents Henry and Lilly Bresko. Esther was a loving and devoted mother and homemaker as well as a secretary for 26 ½ years. In her early career she worked for the District of Columbia as Office Manager with the Department of Justice Civil Service. In her later career she worked for General Graham at Ft. Lee, VA. She also worked as Office Manager for several local attorneys in the area after retiring from Civil Service. Esther was a member of the worldwide organization of Christian Endeavor since the age of 12. She was a past president of the VA Christian Endeavor Union. Esther was a Christian Endeavor Youth Sponsor for many years as well as very active in her local church during her younger years. She was a very special woman who did a lot to shape many young hearts for Jesus. She was a member of the Disputanta Ruritan Club also.
She is survived by her son, Raymond P. Rusnak, Jr. and wife, Susan; daughter, Alice R. Weathers and her husband, Phillip; granddaughter, Tiffany Williams and her husband, Jon; great-grandchildren, Addison and Jonathan M. Williams, Jr.; two sisters, Elsie B. Vargo and Henrietta B. Brooks and husband, Alexander “Buster” Brooks; a close family member, Thomas Wiley and his wife, Lynette; numerous nieces, nephews and other extended family and friends. A graveside funeral will be held 2:00 P.M., Sunday, July 24, 2016 at Bethlehem Congregational Church Cemetery, 10501 Pole Run Road, Disputanta, VA 23842. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Endeavor Ministries, 302 West Main Street, Suite 377, Edmore, MI 48829, www.endeavorministries.org/donate or At Home Care Hospice c/o Bereavement Program, 2922 West Marshall St., Richmond, VA 23230. Condolences may be registered at www.jtmorriss.com.