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Ruth J. Atwater
1919-2013 STEPHENTOWN Ruth J. Hoffman Atwater, 93 lifelong resident of Stephentown died peacefully on Friday morning February 8th at Springside of Pittsfield.
Born in Stephentown on September 8, 1919, she was the daughter of the late John H. and Eunice White Hoffman.
She was the loving wife of the late William E. Atwater, who died on February 23, 1990. They were married in New Lebanon, N.Y., on August 28, 1942. She attended Stephentown schools and in her earlier years worked as a domestic housekeeper in Williamstown. After her marriage and the birth of her son, Ruth was a homemaker who loved housecleaning, gardening, home canning and collecting ornaments.
She is survived by her son Kirk W. (Micky) Atwater of Montverde, Fla., grandchildren Chad W. (Vicki) Atwater of Montverde, Fla., Heather L. (Chuck) Riccardi of Stephentown, great-grandchildren Shelby and Cody Atwater; Travis and Derek Riccardi along with nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by siblings Dorothy Miner, Florence Crosier, John and William Hoffman.
FUNERAL NOTICE: Funeral services will be held on Monday evening at 7 p.m. in the Hall & Higgins Funeral Home, 457 NY 43, Stephentown where Rev. Trygve C. Tomlinson will officiate. Interment will be private in Garfield Cemetery.
Relatives and friends are invited to the funeral home for visitation on Monday from 4 to 7 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Stephentown Volunteer Fire Department, PO Box 208, Stephentown, NY 12168 in loving memory of Ruth J. Atwater.
Published in The Berkshire Eagle on Feb. 10, 2013
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"Kirk, Micki, Chad Heather and your families, May you all find peace in the wonderful memories you hold..."
- Todd & Sheila Hewitt
"Kirk, Micky, Chad and Heather - Sorry for the loss of Ruth."
- John and Judy Atwater Harper
"Heather,Chuck and family I am so sorry for your loss."
- Kyle Shiland
"Kirk & Micky - We extend our sympathy to you for the loss of your Mother. May she rest in eternal peace."
- Frank & Becky Giumarra
"Kirk, Micki,Chad, Heather and family., So sorry to hear of your loss, may your memories keep your..."
- Betsy and Joe (and girls) Crandall
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