Ruth H. Higgins, 89, formerly of Wayne, passed away Sunday, January 27th, 2019 at the Taylor Health Center. 

Ruth H. Higgins, 89, formerly of Wayne, passed away Sunday, January 27th, 2019 at the Taylor Health Center. 

She was born January 7th, 1930 in Jena, Germany the daughter of George M.A. and Ilse Borland Hanfmann. 

Ruth had been an elementary school teacher, an member of SPCA, and she adored cats.

Surviving are her son, Karl (Julie) Higgins of Bath. Daughters Karen Sito of TX., and Linda Chips of Missouri. Granddaughter Korbie Higgins and great-granddaughter Paige Rivers.

She was pre-deceased by her husband Paul F. Higgins, Jr. on June 20, 2010, her parents and a sister Vera Weisskopf. 

Friends were invited to a graveside service, Tuesday January 29th at 1 pm in Pleasant Valley Cemetery in Hammondsport. 

After the service, everyone was invited to a luncheon at the Bath VFW.

Arrangements are by the LaMarche Funeral Home of Hammondsport. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials should be made to the Finger Lakes SPCA, 72 Cameron Street, Bath, NY 14810.