LITTLE FALLS – Ruth Cuddeback Ashworth, age 104, a resident of Little Falls, NY, passed away Thursday, February 7, 2019, in Alpine Rehabilitation & Nursing Center.
She was born in Cuddebackville, New York, on December 17, 1914, a daughter of the late Warren and Harriet (Drake) Cuddeback and she graduated from the single-room schoolhouse in Cuddebackville, NY. Her marriage to Charles Albert Ashworth (1911-2006) took place on September 21, 1935, in Port Jervis, NY. They were happily married for 71 years. She worked for many years at Little Tot’s Dress Factory in Port Jervis. She was of the Protestant faith.
She is survived by her children, Sharon R. Rice, of Mohawk and Shirley Wilcox and her husband, Frank, of Little Falls; grandchildren, Michelle Dumas and husband, Andrew, Sarah Wilcox Adelman and husband, Todd, Jessica Wilcox Gardner and husband, Geoffrey, Rachael Wilcox Rolniak and husband, Doug; great-grandchildren, Alexa and Kara Dumas, Daniel, Elizabeth and Rebecca Adelman and Jacob and Hannah Gardner; along with several nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was predeceased by her siblings, Frank Cuddeback, Helen Barron, Edna Patterson; and son-in-law, Arthur J. Rice.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Ruth to Alpine Rehabilitation & Nursing Center, at 755 E. Monroe St., Little Falls, NY 13365, or First Presbyterian Church, 16 Jackson St., Little Falls, NY 13365.
The family extends a very special thank you to the staff at Alpine Rehabilitation & Nursing Center for all their compassionate care.
Funeral arrangements have been carried through with The Enea Family Funeral Home, 24 West Monroe Street, in Little Falls, NY. Arrangements have been entrusted to Kevin E. & Harry J. Enea and Martin L. Ciaccia, Funeral Directors.
There will be a graveside service for family in Cuddebackville, NY, at a later date.
Online condolences may be left at www.eneafamily.com