Ruby, daughter of Sidney A. and Jessie M. Fisher, was born and raised in Spafford, New York. She graduated from Scott Union School in 1945, and graduated from Cortland Business Institute. For a time, she lived in Dryden, New York working at Dryden Union School with her dear friend and eventual sister-in-law, Lillian (Bondie) Sweet. In 1947 she married Howard D. Sweet, and moved back to Spafford. For years, she was a homemaker to her husband and 3 daughters. She enjoyed gardening, sewing, baking, and taking care of their pets. She and Howard enjoyed being with friends and dancing. After her daughters were older, Ruby took a job in a dental office in Marcellus; then was a receptionist for a chiropractor in Auburn. She and her husband Howard were members of the Borodino Grange where they participated in many dinners and stage productions. She was an active member of the Borodino United Methodist Church before moving to Sennett, New York in 1992.
Ruby was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years Howard D. Sweet; her parents, Sidney A. and Jessie M. Fisher; and her brother Gilbert Fisher. She is survived by: her brother, Sidney R. Fisher of Spafford; daughters Sandra S. Price (Jerry) of Oak Ridge, Tn., Susan A. Card (David) of Skaneateles, and Sherry S. Lanning (Jeff) of Borodino. She leaves several grandchildren, great grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and friends.
A celebration of life will be held at Borodino United Methodist Church on Friday, May 19th at 11:00 am.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests gifts can be made to Hospice of the Finger Lakes, Auburn, NY or Borodino Methodist Church, Skaneateles, NY.
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