Ruth Whitbeck Bush

April 27, 1914 – September 29, 2018
Place of Birth: 
Fulton, New York
Place of Death: 
Lyons, New York
Residence: 
Newark, New York
Age:
  104

Service Event Information

Private Ceremony
October 3, 2018

Interment

October 3, 2018
Jacksonville Cemetery Lysander, NY

 

Ruth Whitbeck Bush

  Newark --Ruth Whitbeck Bush died Saturday (September 29, 2018) at the age of 104. She had been a resident of Wayne County Nursing Home since September of 2013. 

 A graveside service for the family is planned for October 3, 2018 with burial in Jacksonville Cemetery in Lysander, New York.

She was born April 27,1914 in Fulton New York the daughter of Clair W.V. Whitbeck and Leah Bertha Rappole Whitbeck, Ruth graduated from Cortland Normal School (SUNY Cortland) with the Class of 1935 and taught elementary school in Valley Stream Long Island.   Ruth has been a member of Park Presbyterian Church since 1939.  She was a long time member of the Florence E. Wright Chapter (Esther Stevens Brazer Guild) of the Historic Society of Early American Decoration and  helped to organize the League of Women Voters in 1938.

Ruth is survived by two sons James (Susan) of Macedon, William (Sara) of Palmyra, grandchildren Jeffrey (Nancy Ann) Bush of San Francisco, Scott Bush of Pittsford, Peter (Nicole) Bush of Cleveland Ohio, and Emily Bush of Rochester, New York.  She also leaves great grandchildren Oliver, Henry, Isobel, Charlotte, and Caroline. Ruth was predeceased by her husband Bernald in 2001 and their daughter Carolyn (Connie) in 2010 and a sister Dorothy Blair.

  The family is grateful to the caring staff of Wayne County Nursing Home for their years of care and kindness.

www.murphyandsonsfuneralhome.com

       

Remembrances

Dear Jim and Susan, 

Our deepest sympathy to you in the passing of your mother, Jim.  Wow! 104, she was blessed, as you were to share a portion of her life. Prayers and hugs to you both.

 

Love, Nancy and Tom

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