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 Ruth <I>Vanderbilt</I> Burdick

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Ruth Vanderbilt Burdick

  • Birth 19 Feb 1917
  • Death 27 Oct 2007
  • Burial North Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York, USA
  • Memorial ID 22502219

Ruth Vanderbilt Burdick, 90, of Baldwinsville, went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on October 27, 2007. Ruth was born February 19, 1917, in Syracuse to Orielle Bell Caywood Vanderbilt and Harvey Hollister Vanderbilt. She lived in the Central New York area all her life, graduating from Cortland Normal School in 1937. Following her graduation, she taught in a one-room rural schoolhouse in Little Utica, New York, for four years. She devoted her life to her family; her church, serving as deaconess, Pioneer Girl Guide and in many other Christian education ministries; as well as community activities. She was known for her beautiful smile and generous and gracious spirit. She was honored by placement on the North Syracuse Central School District's Wall of Distinction in 1990. She was predeceased by her brother, Harvey Andrew Vanderbilt; grandson, Jeremiah Joseph Burdick; and husband, Glenn Howard Burdick. She is survived by four sons, Allen H. Burdick (Ruth), G. David Burdick (Lynda), Roger L. Burdick (Shirley) and Jonathan R. Burdick (Marianne); one daughter, Diane B. Gibbens (Larry); 16 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; her sister-in-law, Verna B. Coles; and nieces and nephews. She will be dearly missed by all her family and by others who knew her. Calling hours will be at North Syracuse Baptist Church from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, October 29, 2007. A memorial service will be held at the church on Tuesday, October 30, 2007, at 10 a.m. Donations may be made to the Children's and Youth Ministries of North Syracuse Baptist Church.

Published in Syracuse Post Standard on Oct. 28, 2007


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  • Maintained by: Frank K.
  • Originally Created by: NewYork Lady
  • Added: 28 Oct 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 22502219
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ruth Vanderbilt Burdick (19 Feb 1917–27 Oct 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 22502219, citing North Syracuse Cemetery, North Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Frank K. (contributor 46941322) .