Thomas F. Ruhm Dies July 25, 2019: Funeral Service Will Be Held on August 1 at Christ Church Print


By the family

Jul. 27, 2019: Thomas F. Ruhm died peacefully at his summer home in Quogue, LI, on July 25 at the age of 84. 

Tom had a distinguished career as a venture capital attorney for Bessemer Securities. He was also committed to community service in a variety of ways, including many years on the vestry at Christ Church Bronxville and as youth soccer commissioner. 

Tom used his lovely baritone voice as a longtime member of New York's Blue Hill Troupe, where he met his wife, Michele.

He is survived by his wife, his son, Tom, his sisters, Martica Sawin Fitch and Marny Ruhm Smith, his brothers-in-law, Fred Smith and John W. Wood, and numerous loving nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his daughter, Wendy. 

Tom was a gentle man of honor and fortitude. He will be sorely missed. 

A funeral service will be held on Thursday, August 1, at 11:00 am at Christ Church on Sagamore Road in Bronxville.