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WARNOCK - Ruth, 92, formerly of Elma, New York, passed away peacefully at Tidewell Hospice House in Venice, FL on September 11, 2018. She was born in Hibbing, MN July 11, 1926. She married Howard Warnock of Willoughby, OH August 1952. Howard preceded her in death in 2003. Ruth is survived by her children: Sharon Rubin (Allan) of Venice, FL, Linda Warnock (Larry Meyers) of Hilton Head Island, SC, Carol Voelkle (Tony Cascio) of Westfield, NY and Robert Warnock (Tina) of Elma, NY. Her five grandchildren Erik, Rachel (Ryan), Lauren, Nathan and Andrew will miss her kindness and warmth. Ruth was preceded in death by her brother, Ernest Poston of Minneapolis, MN. She lived in Elma, NY for 46 years before moving to Venice, FL 15 years ago. Ruth graduated from Buffalo State University with a Masters Degree in Art Education. A talented artist, she worked with oil/acrylic paints and graphite/color pencils. In her younger days she played the violin, piano, and organ. Ruth loved to watch and feed the birds, work in her flower beds and bake cookies for those she loved. Her sunny smile, infectious laugh and sweet disposition made her a favorite to all who knew her. Our lives are richer for her loving presence. Services will be held at 11:00 am on Monday, October 1st at the Elma Cemetery, Cemetery Rd., Elma, NY. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested a charitable contribution to Tidewell Hospice, 5955 Rand Boulevard, Sarasota, FL 34238.

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