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Ruth A. Buak

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Ruth A. Buak 1914 - 2009 BENNINGTON, VT Ruth A. Buak, 95, formerly a resident of Shaftsbury, Vt., passed away peacefully Wednesday evening May 13, 2009, at Crescent Manor Care Centers in Bennington. Ruth was born in Stamford, Conn., on Jan. 12, 1914, daughter of Whitman and Ruth Alice Huson Hammond and attended schools in Greenwich, Conn., Ruth worked as an office clerk for the H.M. Tuttle Company of Bennington for many years and was a former member of the Shaftsbury Volunteer Fire Department Women's Auxiliary. Ruth enjoyed sewing, knitting, needlepoint and baking. She enjoyed listening to country music especially Willie Nelson and was an avid reader. She liked to travel and cherished times spent with her family. Ruth leaves her son, Lynn Buak and his wife, Mary, of Shaftsbury, her daughters, Lee Brittain and her husband, Richard, of Guilford, Conn., and Lois Halley and her husband, Stephen, of Oxford, Mass., her brother Whitman Hammond, Jr. of Lakeside, Conn., her sister Nancy Moore of Georgia, her grandchildren Jeremy, Sarah, Nicole and Jennifer, her great-grandchildren Nola and Rylan and nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband Henry Buak, whom she married in Stamford, Conn., on March 11, 1939. Mr. Buak died in 1967. FUNERAL NOTICE: At the request of the family, funeral services will be private. Interment will take place in the family lot in Center Shaftsbury Cemetery. There are no visiting hours. If friends desire, memorial gifts in Ruth's memory may be made to Crescent Manor Care Centers Activities Fund , c/o Hanson-Walbridge Funeral Home P.O. Box 957 Bennington, Vermont 05201. To send the family personal email condolences please visit www.sheafuneralhomes.com. The family has entrusted arrangements to the care of HANSON-WALBRIDGE FUNERAL HOME 213 West Main Street Bennington, Vermont 05201.
Published in Bennington Banner from May 15 to May 16, 2009
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