Ruth Ellen Ritter, 92

Ruth Ellen Ritter
Ruth Ellen Ritter

Ruth Ellen Ritter, 92, of Oswego, formerly of Fulton, died January 12, 2010.

She was born in Volney to the late Monroe and Violet Holbrook Prouty and lived most of her life in the Central New York area. Ruth worked at the former Triangle Farms Dairy and Gillespie Dairy both in Fulton. She was a member of the former West Baptist Church in Fulton. Ruth enjoyed crocheting and making blankets for nursing home residents.

She was predeceased by her husband, Harry Ritter, who died in 1997 and by a daughter, Joan Ritter, who died in 2008.

Ruth is survived by her daughter, Patty Ritter-Hensel of Oswego; sister, Toni Nesbitt of Kansas; granddaughter, Sherri Giddings of Oswego; grandson, Patrick Halstead of Fulton; two great-grandchildren, Sara and Ryan Giddings both of Nevada.

Calling hours and funeral services are private. Spring burial will be in Vermillion Cemetery. Foster Funeral Home, Fulton has care of arrangements.

Foster Funeral Home, Inc.