Ruth Morrow Bush, a resident of Lakeside Nursing Home, formerly of Juniper Manor in Trumansburg, went to meet her Lord on Saturday, September 6, 2008 at the age of 98.
Born on January 3, 1910 in Townsenville, NY, Ruth was a daughter of Charles and Essie Bryant Morrow. Ruth and her husband, Glen operated a small farm for many years. The couple shared the bounty of their large vegetable garden with family and friends. Never having children of her own, Ruth enjoyed spending time with her many nieces and nephews. Glen passed away in the early sixties after 34 years of marriage to Ruth.
Over the years Ruth was employed at the Beanery in Trumansburg, Sampson Air Force Base in Romulus during the war, at the Conklin Hospital, and in the Bath House at Taughannock State Park. For several years Ruth traveled with a companion George Moore until the time of his passing.
Ruth is survived by six nieces, Berta Schott of Enfield who was Ruth’s care provider, Freda Clark of Trumansburg, Barbara (Dan) Coulter of Maine, Mildred Eishnman of South Carolina, Pauline Higgens and Marilyn Seeley both of Trumansburg and two nephews, Lyle “Butch” (Mary) Morrow and Timothy (Marti) Morrow all of Lodi.
In addition to her parents, Ruth was preceded in death by two sisters, Bernice Griswold and Mabel Dorn; one brother, Charles; one nephew who she later adopted as a son, Arthur LaPoint, five nieces, Geraldine McChesney, Helen Withers, Ardis DeMund, Shirley Russell and Katherine Brinkerhoff and five nephews, Donald LaPoint, John, Glen, Carlton and Ralph Griswold.
A Graveside Service will be held at the Hector Union Cemetery in Burdett on Friday, September 19, 2008 at 3:00 pm with the Rev. Dr. Jeff Losey officiating.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Ruth’s memory may be directed to the Trumansburg Ambulance Fund, P.O. Box 418, Trumansburg, NY 14886.