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Ruth Rivenberg

November 10, 1921 - July 3, 2015

Ruth V. Rivenberg, (Garner), of Brooksville, Florida and formerly of Lanesborough, MA, passed away July 3, 2015 at the Marliere HPH Hospice Care Center in New Port Richey, after a period of declining health. She was born in Pittsfield, MA, November 10, 1921, the daughter of Claude H. Garner and Katherine (Vary) Garner. In 1947 she married Sterling R. Rivenberg, a World War II Veteran and lineman for the Western Massachusetts Electric Co. They settled in Lanesborough, Massachusetts. After her husband’s retirement, she moved with him to Florida, where they made their home in Brooksville. After her husband’s death in 2000, she remained in the central Florida area. She is survived by twin sons, Paul Rivenberg of Boston, MA and Peter Rivenberg of Washington, DC; two stepdaughters, Bette Page of Hudson, Florida and Joyce Snow of Chatham, NY; five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. A private service will be held at Wenk Funeral Home, 21 Payn Ave. Chatham, NY on Saturday, July 11. Memorial contributions may be made to Marliere Hospice Care Center, 6801 Rowan Rd., New Port Richey, FL 34653.

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