April 3, 2013
She was born in Greenport, Long Island on June 18, 1911, a daughter of the late Godfried and Ethel Seamon Arnold. Ruth earned her degree from Southampton School of Nursing in 1932 and did private duty nursing in the Hamptons.
A longtime resident of Catskill, Ruth was a Supervising Registered Nurse at Greene County Memorial Hospital. She retired in 1976.
Her husband, Gordon C. Hommel died in 1960. He was a former Superintendent of Highways for the Town of Catskill.
Loving mother of Gene Hommel and his wife Linda Hommel of Catskill, grandmother of Peter Hommel and his wife Danielle of Cornwall-on-the-Hudson, and Sara Hommel of Washington, D.C., great grandmother of Madeline, Zachary and Emily, sister of the late Gertrude, Ida, Helen, Catherine, George, Frank, Robert and John Arnold. Many nieces and nephews also survive.
Reposing at the Millspaugh Camerato Funeral Home, 139 Jefferson Heights, Catskill on Monday from 11:00 am – 12:00 pm. A Funeral Service will then be conducted at 12:00 pm. Interment will follow in Town of Catskill Cemetery.