Ruth Benway

FULTON, NY – Ruth Benway of Fulton, passed away Sunday morning March 22, 2015, at Oswego Hospital, following a brief illness.

Ruth Benway
Ruth Benway

She was born in Fulton, the youngest child to the late, Joseph and Anna Simon.

Ruth retired from Syroco after 19 years of service and had previously worked at the Nestle Company for several years.

Ruth was a communicant of the former Holy Family Church.

She volunteered at Lee Memorial Hospital and was a member of Aurora of C.N.Y.

In addition to her parents, Ruth was predeceased by her husband, Raymond W. Benway; two brothers and four sisters.

She is survived by her daughters, Linda Benway, Cathy (Terry) Alford and Karen (Phil) MacEwen; five grandchildren, Christopher, Katie, Amber, Corinne and Julia; nine great-grandchildren; as well as several nieces and nephews.

Calling hours are 3 to 6 p.m. Friday with services to follow at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay St., Fulton.

Burial will take place at a later date in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Fulton.

Contributions in memory of Mrs. Benway may be made to Aurora of C.N.Y., Inc., 518 James St., Suite 100, Syracuse, NY 13203.

Foster Funeral Home, Inc.


  1. Our hearts are broken for the loss of this beautiful woman. She will forever be missed by everyone who knew her. Sympathies to the entire family.

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