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Sr. Regina Ruth

Sr. Regina Ruth

August 9th, 1928 January 16th, 2019

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Obituary

Obituary for Sr. Regina Ruth

Sr. Regina Rosaire Ruth passed away on January 16, 2019 at the age of 90. She was born on August 9, 1928 in Queens, NY to the late Oman and Frances Garety Ruth. Sr. Regina Rosaire served the Lord in the order of St. Francis of the Neumann Communities. During her time of service she taught at St. Catherine’s in Pelham from 1948 - 1954, St. Aloysius/Mt. Loretto from 1954-1962, Holy Name of Jesus in New Rochelle from 1962-1968 and then again in 1971-1977, Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Pelham Manor from 1968-1971, St. Ann’s in Ossining from 1977-1978 and St.Eugene’s in Yonkers from 1978-2000. She was the Religious Ed. Coordinator at St. Eugene’s from 2000-2004 and the Director of Religious Ed. from 2004-2014. She is survived by her sister, Sister Theresa Ruth and her Sisters of St Francis.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 2:00 pm - 5:00 at the WESTCHESTER FUNERAL HOME, INC., EASTCHESTER. A funeral mass will be celebrated on Thursday, January 24, 2019 at 10:00 am at St. Catherine’s Church in Pelham. To leave an online condolence please visit www.westchesterfuneralhome.com
In lieu of flowers please consider making a donation to the Sisters of St Francis at 960 James St. Syracuse, NY, 13203-2503.

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    January 23rd, 2019 | 2:00pm - 5:00pm
    Westchester Funeral Home, Inc.
    190 Main Street
    Eastchester, NY
    January 23rd, 2019
    2:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Service

    January 24th, 2019 | 10:00am
    St. Catherine's Church
    25 2nd Avenue
    Pelham, NY
    January 24th, 2019
    10:00am
    Officiant
    Fr. Trevor Nicholls
  • Interment

    Resurrection Cemetery
    361 Sharrott Ave
    Staten Island, New York

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Carleton Shiroma

We always enjoyed Sister Regina’s visits to San Diego and having a nice dinner with her, and Bernie Ruth. Cherished memories of a very good person. In honor and memory of Sister Regina.
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Bernie Ruth

In remembrance of you Aunt Regina. Our memories of you will live forever.
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Jen Lombardo

I'm so very saddened to hear this news. She was my favorite teacher of all time. Made a huge impact on me. I even had her as my confirmation sponsor at st Eugenes school. After I left school, I'd occasionally see her walking through my neighborhood and ALWAYS stopped to talk to her. She was a beautiful woman with a beautiful soul and I'm thankful to have known her for the time I did. And pleased that she had such a long life to allow impact on so many other lives. She will be missed dearly. I always think of her often.
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Virginia Dowd Delaney

She was one of my favorite teachers. She was so kind and encouraging. She made such a difference in my life. I always remember her fondly. I am a teacher now and remember how important it is to be encouraging and kind. She was an inspiration to me. She was a wonderful example of what a catholic should be. I know she is smiling down from heaven. May she Rest In Peace.
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Patricia Vileno

Sr. Regina was a part of the Vileno family. She now holds a place in our 💓. Will cherish the memories being in her company, the photos of her, and her spiritual writings. 🙌 Our sincere condolences Patty and Paul Vileno and Paul Michael.
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