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1935 Ruth 2020

Ruth Patno Fienemann

September 24, 1935 — December 13, 2020




Internment and Memorial Reception to celebrate the life of Ruthie (Patno) Fienemann (9/24/1935-12/13/2020) Saturday September 25,2021.  10:00 am Interment at South Hero Cemetery.  Please join the family at the Milton Eagles Club between 12:00-6:00 pm and share stories and memories that will make her light eternal.


St. Albans - Ruth Patno Fienemann, 85, died peacefully on Sunday December 13, 2020 at the St. Albans Health and Rehab. Center.

Ruth always spread her cheer to clients, family, and friends. She was a respiratory therapist and later in life a caretaker to several elderly people.  Her kind and caring demeanor endeared her too so many! 

She is survived by her daughter Elizabeth "Beth" Fienemann of Burlington and by her son William "Bill" Fienemann of Indiana.
Ruth is also survived by her grandsons Dustin and Matthew Fienemann of Indiana, and by her brothers Lee  Patno of Rutland and Gary (Margo) Patno of Colchester, her sister Sandra Sweeny and her husband Raymond of St. Albans Bay, several nieces and nephews and sisters-in-law, Janet Rider and Penny Cox.

She was predeceased by her son John and her brothers Ellsworth "Bud" and Elon(Virginia)Patno and her sister Fay(Don)Chamberlin.

Burial will be in the South Hero Cemetery on September 25, 2021 at 10:00 am Followed by a memorial reception at Milton Eagles Club  from 12:00-6:00pm.  Please join Bill and Beth Fienemann remember their mother.  All COVID protocol will be strictly followed.

In lieu of flowers, please donate to a cancer organization of your choice.




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Service Schedule

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Saturday, September 25, 2021

Starts at 10:00 am (Eastern time)

South Hero Cemetery

, South Hero, VT 05486

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Celebration of Life

Saturday, September 25, 2021

12:00 - 6:00 pm (Eastern time)

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