Ruth Birkmann, 88, Ridgefielder’s mother

Ruth Humphreys Birkmann, 88, of Brittany Pointe Estates, Pa., mother of a Ridgefielder, died on June 28. She was the widow of C. John Birkmann Jr. and the mother of Betsy Birkmann Gabrielson of Ridgefield, and Janet Lee Birkmann.

Survivors include her son-in-law, Mark J. Gabrielson of Ridgefield;  her grandchildren, Ross Birkmann Gabrielson and his wife, Elizabeth, of Montclair, N.J., and Lisa Ruth Gabrielson of Ridgefield; one great-granddaughter, Madeline Ruddle Gabrielson of Montclair, N.J.; and a brother and a sister.

Services were Wednesday, July 1, at Baron Rowland Funeral Home, 1059 Old York Road, Abington, Pa.

Memorial contributions may be sent to Abington Memorial Hospital Foundation, 1200 Old York Road, Abington, PA 19001.

Written by the staff