Ruth E. Slingerland

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Slingerland, Ruth E. SELKIRK Ruth Elizabeth Andrews Slingerland died December 16, 2007 at St. Peter's Hospice, Albany. Born in Pownal, Vt. on January 30, 1912, she was the daughter of Frances Wilcox Andrews and Frederick Francis Andrews. She is survived by three daughters, Betsy Blaisdell of Windsor, Conn., Jane Travis, of Selkirk, N.Y., and Pamela Bradstreet of Groton, Mass.; six grandchildren, Jonathan Blaisdell, Carrie Blaisdell Nuveen, Tami Travis Tracey, Timothy Travis, Audra Bradstreet and Austin Bradstreet; and six great-grandchildren, Megan Tracey, Erin Tracey, Ryan Travis, Alysa Travis, Cooper Nuveen and Royce Blaisdell. Her husband Carmon "Casey" Slingerland, who passed away on August 24, 2006, predeceased her. They celebrated their 74th wedding anniversary on June 4, 2006. Ruth was a devoted member of the Coeymans Reformed Church where she taught Sunday school and was active in the women's guild. She was a past member of the Bethlehem Grange, Selkirk Auxiliary and worked with the 4H. She was a cherished wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother and will be greatly missed by all. A memorial service celebrating her life will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, February 10, 2008 at the First Reformed Church of Bethlehem. There will be no calling hours. The family has requested that those who wish to remember Ruth may make contributions to the RCS Community Library, 15 Mountain Road, Ravena, NY 12143 or the First Reformed Church of Bethlehem, PO Box 218, Selkirk, NY 12158.
Published in Albany Times Union on Dec. 23, 2007