Ruth E. "Gigi" Duncan passed away at home on Sunday, November 25, 2018.She was 98. Daughter of the late Joseph C. Fischer and Elizabeth Lippert Fischer, she was born in Goshen, NY on January 26, 1920. Ruth was the widow of George H. Duncan.
Ruth was a retired Home Economics Teacher at Monroe-Woodbury High School in Central Valley, NY and a parishioner of the First Presbyterian Church of Monroe.
She is survived by her daughter, Bonnie Kogan and her husband George of Monroe, her sister, Helen Swanwick of La Crosse, Wisconsin, her grandchildren Amy Silva and her husband John, Lisa Hawken and her husband Brett and her great grandchildren, Olivia, Emma, Avery, Lilly & Sean. In addition to her husband George, Ruth was predeceased by her brother Joseph Fischer.
Visitation will be held from 4-7 pm on Wednesday, November 28th at Smith, Seaman & Quackenbush, Inc. Funeral Home, 117 Maple Avenue, Monroe, NY. The funeral service will be held at 11 am on Thursday, November 29, 2018 in the funeral home with Rev. Bronc Radak officiating. Interment will follow in the Cemetery of the Highlands, Route 32, Highland Mills, NY.
Memorial contributions may be made to Make-A-Wish of the Hudson Valley, The Wish House, 832 South Broadway, Tarrytown, NY 10591.