Obituary of Rhetha Mauro
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Rhetha E. Mauro, 93 passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 20, 2021 at home surrounded by her family.
Rhetha was born on June 25, 1928 in Walton the daughter of the late Everett and Laura (Baker) Budine. On May 12, 1946 Rhetha married her beloved husband, Everett Filer whom passed away in January 1987. Rhetha married her second husband, Albert Mauro in October 1988. He predeceased her in 1990. Rhetha was a graduate of Walton Central School class of 1945 and of the NYS Ag & Tech at Delhi, Class of 1946. She worked as a legal secretary for Walter L. Terry, Attorney, for many years, Clerk of Family Court and Stenographer for Delaware County, Surrogate for Family Court of the State of NY and secretary to Supreme Court Justice Walter L. Terry from 1972-1978. Rhetha was secretary to Supreme Court Justice, Phillip J. Kramer and Court Clerk for the Supreme and County Courts in Broome County until her retirement in May 1983.
Rhetha was past president and life member of NYS Family Court Assn., Court Stenographer of the 6th District Secretary of Supreme Court Justices, member of the American Legion, Moose Chapter 502, and the First United Methodist Church of Walton.
Rhetha is survived by her step brother, David Carroll (Mary), sister in law, Wilburna Budine, nieces and nephew, Randy Budine, Judy Lindsay, and Dawn Smith, great nieces and nephews, Denny Smith, Dawna Smith, Chad Jackson, and Michael Lindsay. She was predeceased by her brother, Everett Budine, step brothers, William, Harry, and Robert Carroll and her longtime companion, Donald Nimsger.
A graveside service will be held on Friday, June 24, 2022 at 11AM at Walton Cemetery, 55 Fancher Avenue, Walton with Rev. Christine Lindeberg, officiating. Raindate will be Saturday, June 25, 2022 at 11 AM.
Memorial contributions can be made to the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital or the First United Methodist Church of Walton.
Condolences to the family may be made online by visiting www.courtneyfh.com