Ruth Virginia <I>Vaske</I> Dufrin

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Ruth Virginia Vaske Dufrin

Foster, Warren County, Ohio, USA
Death 1 Dec 2001 (aged 73)
Wellsville, Allegany County, New York, USA
Burial Wellsville, Allegany County, New York, USA
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Memorial ID 132679423 · View Source
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Age: 73 years

Daughter of Harry & Clara (Blankenship) Vaske.

Married Jack W. Dufrin on May 27, 1972.


WELLSVILLE — Ruth V. Dufrin, 73, of 1887 Stannards Road died Saturday (Dec. 1, 2001) in Jones Memorial Hospital.

Born June 26, 1928, in Foster, Ohio, she was a daughter of Harry and Clara-Blankenship Vaske.

On May 27, 1972, in Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., she married Jack W. Dufrin, who survives.

Mrs. Dufrin was a former resident of Scio, Aberdeen and Edgewood, Md., and Peel, Ark., moving to Wellsville in 1994.

Surviving besides her husband are two daughters, Dawn (John) Biggs of Baltimore, Md., and Terri Brainard of Scio; a son, Cody (Kathy) Smith, two stepdaughters, Ruthmari (Tom) Andersen of Grayslake, Ill., and JuneAn (Kevin) Lanigan of Portola Valley, Calif.; grandchildren, Gabrielle (Eric Brunelle) Brainard, Bobby Brainard, Hope Brainard, Chelsea Smith, Emanuel Smith, Christopher Smith, Joey Smith, Chelsea Smith, Ashley (Nathan Hessenthaler) Andersen, Joshua Andersen, Mackenzie Lanigan and Caitlyn Lanigan; a great-grandson, August Brainard Brunelle; and several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by seven brothers and sisters.

Friends called at the J.W. Embser Sons Funeral Home Inc., Wellsville, Wednesday (Dec. 5, 2001) from 10 to 11 a.m., at which time funeral services were held. The Rev. Gene Ulrich officiated.

Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Wellsville.
Memorials may be made to the Wellsville Volunteer Ambulance Corps.

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  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Ruth Virginia Vaske Dufrin (26 Jun 1928–1 Dec 2001), Find a Grave Memorial no. 132679423, citing Woodlawn Cemetery, Wellsville, Allegany County, New York, USA ; Maintained by RWicks (contributor 46792405) .