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Obituary: Ruth Sabarese Knudson

Ruth Sabarese Knudson, 81, of Bradenton Beach, FL, passed away at home on April 29, 2009. She had been a long-time resident of Floral Park and Jamesport, LI, until moving permanently to Florida in 1999.

Ruth was born in Elmhurst on April 2, 1928, the daughter of the late Elsie and Anthony Sabarese. She worked in accounting for J. Walter Thompson Advertising in Manhattan. She was preceded in death in 2003 by her husband of 49 years William K. Knudson. Survivors include her beloved son Robert of Tampa, FL; brother Dwight Sabarese; and a niece. Ruth will be missed deeply by everyone.

A memorial service was held on May 17 at Roser Memorial Community Chapel in Anna Maria, FL. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Floral Park United Methodist Church, Roser Memorial Community Church, PO Box 247, Anna Maria, FL 34216-0247 or the Salvation Army of Bradenton, 1204 14th St. West, Bradenton, FL 34205.