BATCHELOR--Ruth Gordon, age 99, of Plantation, FL, passed away on January 14, 2011, formerly of New York City. Preceded in death by parents, Reverend Arthur D. and Emma Wilson Batchelor; sister, Ellen Wilson Batchelor. Ruth was a graduate of Erasmus Hall High School and of the Packer Collegiate Institute, Brooklyn, NY; B.A., Mt. Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA; M.A. and Ed. D., New York University, NYC; Associate Professor Emerita of Business Communication and former Adviser to Women, New York University. A Requiem Mass was held at St. Benedict's Episcopal Church, Plantation, FL, January 19, 2011. Interment at Rosehill Cemetery, Bloomington, Indiana, Monday, January 24, 2011. Services with T. M. Ralph Plantation Funeral Home, 7001 NW 4th St., Plantation, FL 33317 www.tmralph.com 954-597-6888
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Published in The New York Times on Jan. 24, 2011