Ruth M. ParkerRUTH MARIE PARKER      1924-2016
Ruth Marie Klein Parker of Old Lake Road, Lodi, NY originally from Binghamton and Newark, NY, passed away on June 20, 2016. She was at home with her family and the Angels from Hospice.
Ruth was born to John and Mable Klein of Forest City Pennsylvania. One of four girls Ellen (Runte), Dorothy (Kaufman), Ruth (Parker) and Ann (Clapper).
Ruth is survived by her only child, Janette Brown of Odessa, NY; Grandson Aaron Brown, and Granddaughters Carie Brown and Brooke Brown; five Great-Grandchildren: Joe Brown, Titus Buisch, Sheode Brown, Taryn Busich, and Courtney Brown; and one Great-Great-Grandson Loel Fitzimmons; and special adopted daughter Patricia Giblin of Apalachian, NY. She is also survived by her youngest sister Ann Clapper of Texas, and many nieces and nephews from Binghamton, Massachusetts, Texas and California.
Ruth had a Wonderful Life as she would say so often. Especially the years of sailing the Finger Lakes with her late husband John Parker on their beloved yacht the C’est La Vie and building their dream house on Lodi Point on Seneca Lake.
Ruth was employed by Willard Psychiatric Center as Director of Volunteers until the late 1990’s, and had a Market Research Business in Binghamton in the early 1960’s. Ruth was also an active member of the Auburn Power Squadron.
A private Memorial service will be held at her home on Lodi Point in place of calling hours.
Donations can be made in Ruth’s honor to The ARC of Schuyler that has taken wonderful care over many years with day services for her beloved granddaughter Brooke Brown.