PHOENIX, NY – Ruth E. (Young) Whorrall, 71, of Phoenix, passed away at St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center, Syracuse, on Sunday August 30, 2015.
She was born in the town of Onondaga, NY, to her late parents, Mildred E. (Drumma) and Roy J. Young Jr. on May 19, 1944.
She was a graduate of J. C. Birdlebough High School, Phoenix Central Schools, class of 1962.
Ruth was a currently a custodian at the J. C. Birdlebough High School for nearly 20 years.
She also was a parishioner at St. Stephen’s Church, Phoenix.
She was predeceased by her siblings, Janet, John, Roy, James, Joan, Beverly, Rosemary, Patricia, Shirley, and Marilyn.
Surviving are her husband, Lyle W. Whorrall Jr.; four daughters, Linda M. Eddy of Phoenix, Cindy M. (Jack) Murray of Pennellville, Donna M. (Rick) Gilkey of East Syracuse and Tina M. Whorrall of New York City; two brothers, Robert “Bud” (Judy) Young and Richard (Beverly) Young all of Fulton; two sisters, Jean Cook of Keystone Heights, Fla., and Barbara (Marvin) Johnson of Palmetto, Fla.; five grandchildren, Erika, David, Jordan, Ricky and Brooke; two great-grandchildren, Dominic and Vincent; several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Per Ruth’s request, there will be a church mass only on Friday, Sept. 4, at 9:30 a.m.in St. Stephen’s Church, 469 Main St., Phoenix, with the Rev. Philip Brockmyre officiating.
Contributions in Ruth’s memory may be made to: SCPA, 5878 East Molloy Road, Syracuse, NY, or Oswego County Humane Society, 110 W. Second St., Oswego, NY 13126.
Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, Phoenix, has care of arrangements.