We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at White-Van Buren Funeral Home
Duanesburg- Ruth (Fairman) Lesson, 94, of Duanesburg, passed away peacefully in her home on January 5, 2022 in the company of her loved ones.
Born in Schenectady, Ruth was the daughter of the late William and Hazel Mott Fairman.
Always a caretaker, Ruth was a nurse for various health care facilities over the years. She enjoyed driving her sports cars, crocheting, coloring, a good game of rummy, her nightly Wheel of Fortune viewing, and more than anything time spent with her family. Her doors were always open to anyone that needed a meal a roof or just love.
In heaven, Ruth will be reunited with her beloved husband of almost 70 years William Lesson, her children Paul and Victoria Lesson, and oodles of cats and dogs that she loved over the years.
She leaves behind her children, William E. Lesson (Patty Senapole) of Duanesburg, Diane Hargrave (Buddy Risch) of Voorheesville, and Carol (Jerry) Liszewski of Duanesburg. She is also survived by her grandchildren: Michele, Paul and Danielle Lesson; Kerri Nicholson; Jaime Stables; Nicholas, Kylie and Alyx Lesson; and Alexis and Victoria Hargrave, in addition to 10 great grandchildren and 7 great great grandchildren.
The family of Ruth Lesson would like to sincerely thank Robin Siciliano and Lisa Hewett for their tireless and heartfelt care of their beloved matriarch in her final years.
Services will be private for family only. Ruth was an animal lover. Donations can be made to your local humane society in memory of Ruth.