Clinton- Janet B. Osterndorff passed away on February 12, 2019 at home, surrounded by her loving family.
Born on September 14, 1942 in Staten Island, she was the daughter of the late Nils and Eftehea (Mayulianos) Osterberg.
Jan worked for Dutchess County as a Substance Abuse Counselor, but she was also a gentle and compassionate counselor to all who knew her. She was an incredibly intelligent and perceptive woman who continually strived to find joy and celebrate life even in the midst of her most difficult health challenges. A generous soul, she brought brought people together with her love of food and extraordinary cooking talents. Her fierce determination and beautiful spirit were an inspiration. She will be missed by family, friends, and everyone who had the good fortune of knowing her.
Janet is survived by her husband, Donald Osterndorff, her daughters Jennifer Hobson and Joe Schneider, Elizabeth and Steven Kahanek, and Kathryn Osterndorff; brothers Nils and Robert Osterberg as well as grandchildren Gareth, Emma and Dylan.
A Memorial Service will be held at the Church of the Messiah, Rhinebeck, on Saturday February 16 at 2PM with Fr. Richard McKeon officiating.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Dapson-Chestney Funeral Home, Rhinebeck.
Memorial Donations in honor of Janet can be made to Memorial Sloan Kettering Sarcoma Research - http://mskcc.convio.net/goto/janetosterndorff