Ruth E. Podmijersky passed away May 12, 2019 surrounded by her loving family. Born August 3, 1935 in Peterborough, England, she is the daughter of Francis and Grace (Treliving) Elsom. Along with her mother and brother, they moved to Hudson, NY in 1950, and Ruth became a United States citizen June 29, 1956. On March 5, 1960, she married her husband Paul G. Podmijersky. They shared 53 years together until his passing in 2013. Ruth leaves to cherish her memory, her son and daughter in law Paul M. and Amanda Podmijersky, grandchildren Lucas, Abby, Danielle, and Paul J. Podmijersky, her brother in law Peter Novack, adopted son Patrick M. Shannon, along with eight nieces and six nephews. She is also survived by several cousins in England as well as many dear friends. Visitation hours at the Bates & Anderson-Redmond & Keeler Funeral Home will be Friday from 4-7pm. Funeral services at the funeral home will be Saturday at 11:00, followed by interment in St. Thomas Cemetery in Churchtown. Memorial contributions are welcome to be sent to the Stuyvesant Falls VFW #9593.