Branden Rutland

Branden Raynard Rutland


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New Paltz, New York It is with a heavy heart and great sadness that we have to announce the passing of Branden Raynard Rutland, age 28, of New Paltz, NY. He died on Thursday, May 5, 2016. Born on November 1, 1987, in Kingston, NY, he was the son of Raynard and Elizabeth A. Job Rutland. He was a 2005 graduate of New Paltz High School. He attended Dutchess Community College before transferring to Marist College in Poughkeepsie, NY, where he studied web design in the hopes of one day developing his own computer games and owning his own company. Family time was very important to Branden. He had a varied taste in music including Prince, Jazz and Japanese. He liked to play video games, cook and go fishing and was skilled in designing and building computers. Branden also bowled and raced go-carts. Branden spent time at the beach and enjoyed swimming. Surviving are his loving parents, Raynard and Elizabeth A. Rutland of New Paltz; a beloved sister and brother, Nicole Lynn Rutland and Bevin Harlan Rutland of New Paltz, NY; his grandfather, Lionel Job of Danbury, CT; and grandmother, Lorencia Romero of Trinidad; and a host of friends. He will especially be missed greatly by his four legged companion, Misha. Relatives and friends may call Wednesday, May 18, 2016, from 4pm to 7pm at Copeland Funeral Home, Inc., 162 South Putt Corners Road, New Paltz, NY. Funeral Services will begin at 10:00 am on Thursday, May 19, 2016, at Copeland Funeral Home, Inc., New Paltz, with the Rev. Arlene Dawber, officiating. Branden will be laid to rest at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, May 20, 2016 at Lakeview Cemetery in Sweden, NY. Condolences may be made to the family at Burial arrangements entrusted to Thomas E. Burger Funeral Home, 735 East Avenue, Hilton, NY.