Ralph P. Gurda

Ralph P. Gurda of Goshen, NY entered into rest on Monday February 11, 2019.  He was 84 years old.


The son of the late George and Helen Kozireski Gurda he was born on October 17, 1934 in Pine Island, NY.


Ralph was a self-employed agricultural businessman and CEO of Gurda Gardens LTD in Goshen, NY.


He was a member of the Orange County Vegetable Growers Assn., honorary member of the Pulaski Fire Co., Pine Island, past member of the Warwick Valley Board of Education.     


Ralph is survived by his loving and devoted wife Mary Ann, son Wayne Gurda and wife Tracy, daughter Janet Gurda, daughter Jacalyn Gurda, Grandson Ryan Gurda; Brothers, George Gurda and wife Connie and Kenneth Gurda and wife Kim; sisters in law, Ann Gurda and Helen Feagles; many nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his brothers Edward and Floyd Gurda.


Visitation will be held on Thursday February 14 from 2-5 PM at T.S. Purta Funeral Home 690 Co. Rt. 1 Pine Island, NY 10969.


A funeral mass will be held 10 am on Friday February 15, 2019 at St. Stanislaus Church, Pine Island.


Burial will be held in St. Stanislaus Cemetery, Pine Island, NY.


Memorial contributions may be made to St. Stanislaus Church 14 Glenmere Ave. Florida, NY 10921.