on March 27, 2013 - 1:31 AM
April 17, 1920 – March 26, 2013
Ruth S. Higgins, a 67-year member of Orchard Park Country Club, died Tuesday at her home in Orchard Park. She was 92.
Born Ruth Smith in Dorrance, Pa., she earned an associate degree from Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pa.
In 1945, she married Richard C. Higgins and moved to the Buffalo area, where she was a homemaker.
Mr. Higgins died in December 2010.
Mrs. Higgins was a member of the Philanthropic Educational Organization Sisterhood, Bristol Homes and Caring Friends.
She also was a member of the Twentieth-Century Club and the Buffalo Club.
She was on the board of the YMCA,
She is survived by two sons, Richard C. Jr. and Robert W.
A private family graveside service is planned April 20.