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Ruth J. Bedient, age 88, of Beaver Dams, NY passed away Thursday, March 16th, 2017 at Schuyler Hospital in Montour Falls, NY.
Ruth was born Virginia, Minnesota on April 8th, 1928, the daughter of the late John and Jenny (Hansen) Amundsen. Ruth was a very hard working person and after her husband passed away she had worked as a home health aide in the Watkins Glen area. She was a women of great faith and strength.
Ruth is survived by her children, Jeanine (Ron) Watson, Sharon (Jim) Carpenter, Cynthia (Ellie Ward) Bedient, Leone Dolliver, Brian (Lori) Bedient, Stephen (Debra) Bedient, Khristine Bedient, Betty Lou Bedient, and Emilie Bedient; 12 grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren, as well as, several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Ruth was predeceased by her husband, Stanley Bedient, her sister Rev. Ann Palmer, and her brother, Rev. John Amundsen.
A memorial service will be held on March 20th at 4pm at the Haughey Wood Funeral Home, 119 5th St., Watkins Glen, NY 14891.