Ruth R. Arnold R.N.


Gloversville – Mrs. Ruth A. Arnold, R.N., 93, of Gloversville, New York, went into the loving arms of Jesus, on Saturday December 11, 2021 Ruth was predeceased by her loving husband of 47 years, Fred Arnold, along with her parents and her sister; Eleanor (Dick) Reed.
She was born on July 19, 1928 in Gloversville, the daughter of the late Earl and Bernice (Farrington) Fancher. She graduated from Gloversville High School and decided to further her education by earning a nursing degree from the Nathan Littauer School of Nursing, and was later employed as an RN by Nathan Littauer Hospital. She was a proud alumna of the Nathan Littauer School of Nursing and was a devout Christian.
Ruthie enjoyed social activities such as traveling, playing card games (such as pitch) and dominoes, and she loved watching sports, particularly Football and Hockey. She also enjoyed quieter activities, such as fishing and gardening. She especially loved cultivating blueberries, and she had over 50 bushes that she raised. Her primary love, however, was her family and her grandchildren.
Ruth is survived by her children: Janet Levine, Linda (Angel) Arnold Pando, Jeffrey (Bev) Arnold; her grandchildren: Sarah Pando, Rebecca Levine, Scott (Sarah) Goodbread, Kari (Andrew) Banta, and Daniel Levine; her great-grandchildren: Wyatt Goodbread, Gwendolyn Goodbread, Amelia Goodbread, Eleora Goodbread, and Gideon Goodbread; and Ruth’s siblings: Genevieve (Late Bill) Coon, David (Beryl) Fancher, Mavis (Late Coral) Ide, Donald (Late Betty) Fancher; and loving nieces and nephews.
A graveside prayer service will be held on Saturday, May 21, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. at the Ferndale Cemetery in Johnstown New York.
In Lieu of flowers or memorial contributions, the family requests you offer assistance to someone in need and when the opportunity presents itself, perform an act of kindness in her honor. Remember her laugh and smile as we always will.
A Celebration of Life for Ruth, and her sister Genevieve Coon, and husband Bill Coon, will be held at 12:00 noon at the Concordia Club, 138 Concordia Club Rd. Gloversville, NY. Friends and Family are welcome to attend.
The staff of Walrath and Stewart Funeral Home is honored to assist the Arnold Family.

By LH Staff

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