Ruth Forman
Ruth Forman
Ruth Forman
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Visitation at Funeral Home

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Monday, April 1, 2019
Baird Funeral Home
36 Water Street
Dundee, New York, United States

Final Resting Place

Hillside Cemetery
12 Union Street
Dundee, New York, United States

Obituary of Ruth G. Forman

Ruth G. Forman


Dundee/Montour Falls: Ruth G. Forman, age 96, of Montour Falls, formerly of Dundee, died Thursday March 28, 2019 at Seneca View Skilled Nursing Facility, in Montour Falls, NY.

Friends and family are invited to calling hours from 4:00 - 7:00 pm Monday (April 1) at the Baird Funeral Home, 36 Water Street, Dundee. Her funeral service will be private for the family with Lay Minister Judy Duquette officiating. Burial will be in Hillside Cemetery at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Dundee Fire Company Emergency Squad, 12 Union St., Dundee, NY 14837.

Ruth was born November 14, 1922 in the town of Starkey, NY, the daughter of the late Arthur Merle and Elizabeth Louise {Mast} Gilbert. She graduated from Dundee Central School in 1941. On Feb. 2, 1945 in Dundee, NY she married the late Robert Lyon Forman, who passed away on Dec. 2, 1984.

A lifelong area resident, She was employed by Dundee Central School, for many years as a Teacher Aid, Bus Driver, and Library Aid; she had also work in the Job Placement Division for the Office of the Ageing of Schuyler County. Mrs. Forman was a member of the Dundee United Methodist Church, a Past President of the Dundee Central School PTA, served on the Dundee Fair Committee, and the Village of Dundee 125th Anniversary Committee.


A loving mother and extra special grandmother, she loved any time spent with family, she also enjoyed reading, playing cards, and jigsaw puzzles.

She is loved and will be missed by her 6 children, Linda A. (Randy) Wilcox of Corning, LaVerna (Raymond) Luciani of Candor, NY, Robert A. (Vicki Howell) Forman of Penn Yan, Deborah E. (Bruce Bolbat) Forman of Hellertown, PA, William A. Forman, and Peter A. Forman both of Dundee, NY; 14 grandchildren; 25 great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Besides her parents and husband she was predeceased by 2 brothers Bob and LeRoy Gilbert.

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