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June 4, 2010 - 1:13pm

Ruth L. Allyn

posted by T.J. Woodward.

Ruth L. Allyn, 85 of Batavia died June 3, 2010 in the Genesee County Nursing Home.

She was born September 8, 1924 in Bergen, NY daughter of the late Nicholas (Florence Hunt) Sherman. 

Mrs. Allyn was a former City of Batavia School Crossing Guard for over 15 years. She was a member of Resurrection Parish (St. Mary’s) and lifetime member of the ladies auxiliary of the Sackett Merrill White American Legion Post in Bergen. She and her husband raised many foster children and took in many exchange students, she was an avid gardener and music lover who enjoyed playing the piano.

Preceded in death by an infant daughter Tina L. Allyn. Survivors include her husband of 62 years Lee F. Allyn former City Council President and retired City Firefighter of Batavia, daughters RuLee Allyn of Batavia and Shirley (Richard) Piwowarski of Lancaster, NY and a special cousin Diane (Donald) Donnelly of Bergen. 

Friends may call on Monday June 7, 2010 from 9 to 11 AM at the Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc., 329-333 West Main St., Batavia, NY. Funeral services will follow calling hours at 11:00 AM at the Funeral Home. Burial will take place in St. Joseph’s Cemetery in Batavia. Memorials may be made to the Family. For more information or to sign the online guest registry pleases visit www.gilmartinfuneralhome.com or call (343-8260). Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 W. Main St. Batavia, NY 14020. 

 

 

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