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Ruth Knef Bachman
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Birth: Jan. 17, 1909
Essex County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Oct. 21, 2006
Bridgewater Township
Somerset County
New Jersey, USA

Ruth Bachman, 97, loving mother

BRIDGEWATER -- Ruth Bachman, 97, died Saturday (Oct. 21, 2006) at home. She was born in Newark and had resided in Bridgewater for 49 years.

Mrs. Bachman, along with her late husband, Leo, who died in 1994, opened their home and more importantly, their hearts, to foster children since the early 1950s. Neighbors and friends of the loving couple will testify to their kindness, generosity and good heartedness that were shown to their children. Ruth was a remarkable woman, known by a few but loved by many.

She was a member of St. Bernard Church in Bridgewater and a member of the Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary Chapter 67 of South Amboy.

Ruth was predeceased by two sons, Robert and Donald White.

She is survived by three sons, Daniel Bachman of Bridgewater, Kenneth Spiller and wife, Lisa, of Flemington and Robert Spiller and wife, Mary, of Harmony; her sister, Marie Franks of Wellsboro, Pa.; daughter-in-law, Constance White of Manasquan; her grandchildren, Michael, Sarah, Colleen a
nd Stephen; and many nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Bernard Church, 500 Highway Route 22, Bridgewater. Burial will be in St. Bernard Cemetery, Bridgewater. Visiting hours will be from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Cusick Funeral Home, Somerville.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Ruth's favorite charity: St. Joseph's School For the Blind, 253 Baldwin Ave., Jersey City, NJ 07306-1388.

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  Leo W. Bachman (1915 - 1994)
Saint Bernard Cemetery and Mausoleum
Bridgewater Township
Somerset County
New Jersey, USA
Created by: Patricia
Record added: Aug 04, 2007
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 Added: Aug. 4, 2007

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