Ruth Eileen Nicholson

November 12, 1932April 8, 2018

Ruth Eileen Nicholson, 85, of Suffern, NY, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on April 8, 2018. Ruth was born in Norway to Harry and Inger (Hansen) Klavnes. Devoted wife of the late Eugene Nicholson, Ruth is survived by beloved son Keith and his wife Karen of Sloatsburg, NY; cherished grandchildren, “Brilliant” Becky and “her Champion” Garrett; and loving sister Marilyn and her husband Soren. She is predeceased by her granddaughter Melissa and six siblings. She worked as an Administrative Secretary for Knoedler & Co. of NY, NY. Visitation will be on Wednesday April 11 from 5-9pm at Wanamaker & Carlough Funeral Home, 177 Route 59, Suffern, NY. Graveside service will be on Thursday, April 12 at 2pm at Airmont Lutheran Cemetery, Airmont, NY. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to United Hospice of Rockland. To leave an online condolence to the family, please visit our website


  • Visitation 5-9pm Wednesday, April 11, 2018
  • Graveside Service Thursday, April 12, 2018

Ruth Eileen Nicholson

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