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Brian A. Hunt Rutherford

September 15, 1990 - June 28, 2018

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Brian Hunt Rutherford, age 27, of Beach Lake died on June 28, 2018 from injuries sustained in an accident. Brian was born September 15, 1990 and was the son of Elaine Hunt, of Beach Lake, and James B. Rutherford and Dawn Mill Rutherford, of Honesdale. Brian graduated from Honesdale High School in 2009. In addition to his parents Brian is survived by siblings, Lauren Palmer and husband Stephen, of California, Maryland; Audrey Rutherford and Wyatt Rutherford, both of Honesdale. Brian was currently employed by Beach Lake Sprinkler Corp and was a very active member of the Beach Lake, White Mills and Welcome Lake Fire Companies. He served as assistant chief of the Welcome Lake Fire Company for several years and vice president of the Firemen’s Relief Association.

In addition to his parents Brian is survived by his Maternal Grandmother, Karen Hunt of Beach Lake;
Maternal aunt, Leslie Hunt and maternal uncle Robert Hunt, both of Welcome Lake.

Paternal grandparents, Albert and Sally Rutherford, of Honesdale, paternal aunts and uncles, Sarah Hiller and husband Vernon, Honesdale, PA; Wallace Rutherford and wife Rose, Hanford, Washington; Sherry Krokowski and husband William, McLean, Virginia; Bert Rutherford and wife Allie, Falls Church, Virginia; numerous cousins and a nephew, Louis Richard Palmer; Great Uncle Bailey Rutherford and Great Uncle Thomas Nuttycombe

Brian was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Arthur Hunt.

A Memorial Service, including a Firematic Ceremony, was held on Sunday, July 1, 2018 at the Welcome Lake Fire Company Pavilion. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Brian’s name to Welcome Lake, Beach Lake or White Mills fire stations.

Arrangements by Hessling Funeral Home, Inc., 428 Main St. Honesdale.