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GARRATTSVILLE - Ruth Elinor Mills Liddle, 77, of Mount Upton, passed away Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, at the home of her daughter in Garrattsville, surrounded by her loving family.
Ruth was born on March 13, 1940, in Stamford, the daughter of the late Kenneth and Elsie Hitchcock Mills. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by a son, Roger Rieman, in 2014.
Ruth was a lifetime resident of the area and retired as a 27 1/2 year employee of Mead Westvaco in Sidney. She was also once employed with the Norwich Shoe Company and was a telephone operator.
Ruth attended the First United Church of Unadilla.
She is survived by her husband, Gordon C. Liddle and his loving children; her children, Roxanne (Phil) Smith of Pennsylvania and Robin (Grady) Lasher of Garrattsville; her sisters, Elizabeth June (Harry) Hill of Florida and Thelma Mae Decker of Unadilla; several grand and great-grandchildren.
Memorial services will be at 11 a.m., Monday, Aug. 28, at the First United Methodist Church of Unadilla with the Rev. Brandilynne Craver officiating. Committal services will follow in Evergreen Hill Cemetery. There will be no calling hours.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St Jude Children's Hospital at www.stjude.org/donate or Catskill Area Hospice and Palliative Care at www.cahpc.org/donate, in loving memory of Ruth.
Arrangements are with NYS Licensed Funeral Director David Delker at Delker and Terry Funeral Home, 30 South St., Edmeston.
To send condolences, visit www.Delkerterryfuneralhome.com or Delker and Terry Funeral Home on Facebook.
Published on August 23, 2017
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