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Ruth G. Dickerson

October 21, 1938 ~ January 25, 2024 (age 85) 85 Years Old

Ruth Dickerson Obituary

Ruth G. Dickerson loving mother and grandmother

Portville- Ruth G. Dickerson, of Pleasant Acres Dr., passed away unexpectedly on Thursday (January 25, 2024) at home with her family near her.

Ruth was born in Olean on October 21, 1938, she was the daughter of the late James and Rhea Reading. On February 22, 1958, she married Donald Dickerson, who predeceased her.

Ruth graduated from Olean High School. She worked for the New York Courts, as a chief clerk in Cattaraugus County Family Court System. She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary, Post #814 in Portville. Ruth liked campfires and dancing. She was a strong, loving, caring woman, who would always help anyone in need. Most of all, she loved to spend time with family and friends.

Ruth is survived by her children, Frederick Dickerson, Donna (William Sterling) Dickerson and Scott Dickerson; grandchildren, Brian (Ann) Siebert, Alecia (Chance Wilson) Sterling; great grandchildren, Lily and Waden; sisters, Diane (John) Harrier and Roberta Radigan; and nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her parents, James and Rhea; and her husband Donald.

Friends will be received at the Guenther Funeral Home, Inc., 51 S. Main St, Portville, on Wednesday (January 31, 2024) from 2-4pm. There will be a celebration of Ruth’s life following the visitation at the Portville American Legion 24 S. Main St. Portville.

Memorials may be made to INTANDEM 1439 Buffalo St. Olean, NY  14760 or to your local animal shelter.

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January 31, 2024

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Guenther Funeral Home, Inc. Portville
51 S. Main St
Portville, Ny 14770

Celebration of Life
January 31, 2024

4:00 PM
Portville American Legion
24 S. Main St
Portville, NY 14770


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