Ruth A. Buchanan September 3, 1927 – March 13, 2017 Monroe, NY Ruth A. Buchanan passed away peacefully at her home on Monday, March 13, 2017. She was 89 years old. Daughter of the late Clarkson M. Buckmaster and the late Ruth E. Norris Buckmaster, she was born September 3, 1927 in Middletown, NY. Ruth was a retired clerk with Sloatsburg Hardware of Sloatsburg, NY and a member of American Legion Post #488 Ladies Auxiliary of Monroe. She was the widow of George A. Buchanan, who passed away in 1981. Survivors include her sons: John R. Buchanan of Ellenville, NY, Daniel L. Buchanan of Dayton, NV, Gary A. Buchanan of Monroe, NY; her three grandchildren: Lucas, Benita, and Michael; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her daughter, Arlene D. Buchanan, her brother, William "Bill" Buckmaster, her sisters: Dorothy "Dot" Stephenson and Evelyn "Evie" Price, and her longtime companion Ronald Sullivan. A Memorial Service will take place at a later date at the convenience of the family. Cremation will take place at Cedar Hill Crematory, Middle Hope, NY.