Myrtle S. Knuschke, 82, of Red Hook, NY, passed away on Saturday, June 15, 2019 at the Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie, NY. Born on July 17, 1936, in Pawtucket, RI, she was the daughter of the late David and Lillian (Arundale) Simmons. Myrtle married Donald Knuschke on October 21, 1961. Donald predeceased her on May 29, 2012 Myrtle was a Teacher's Aide and Secretary with Red Hook Central Schools for over 20 years. She retired in 1996. Myrtle was a member of St. Christopher's Church, St. Phillip Neri's Parish in Fort Mill, SC and the retired Red Hook Central Schools employees' association. Myrtle is survived by her two children, Pamela Epstein Knuschke of Kingston, RI and Robert Knuschke of Red Hook, NY; her grandchildren, Connor, Kylee and Kellee; in addition to extended family and friends. Friends may call at the Burnett & White Funeral Homes on Thursday, June 20, 2019 from 5PM to 8PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, June 22, 2019 at 11:00AM at St. Christopher's Church, 7411 S. Broadway, Red Hook, NY 12571. Interment will take place at a later date. Memorial donations may be made in Myrtle's memory to the American Heart Association, 301 Manchester Rd. Suite 105, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603. Arrangements are under the direction of Burnett & White Funeral Homes 7461 S. Broadway, Red Hook, NY. For directions, or to sign the online guest book, please visit www.Burnett-White.com.