Sr. Regina Ruth

Sr. Regina Ruth

August 9th, 1928 January 16th, 2019

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Sr. Regina Ruth, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook


Or sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been posted successfully

Provide comfort for the family of Sr. Regina Ruth with a meaningful gesture of sympathy.

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question / comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.


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
In lieu of flowers please consider making a donation to the Sisters of St Francis at 960 James St. Syracuse, NY, 13203-2503.

Read Less

Service Details

  • Visitation

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

    January 24th, 2019 | 10:00am
    St. Catherine's Church
    25 2nd Avenue
    Pelham, NY
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    January 24th, 2019
    Fr. Trevor Nicholls
  • Interment

    Resurrection Cemetery
    361 Sharrott Ave
    Staten Island, New York
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |

Photos & Videos

Photo Album


Donations are being accepted for: Sisters of St. Francis.

Purchase Flowers

Consider providing a gift of comfort for the family of Sr. Regina Ruth by sending flowers.

Purchase Flowers

Subscribe to Updates

We encourage you to share any memorable photos or stories about Sr. Regina. All tributes placed on and purchased through this memorial website will remain on in perpetuity for generations.

Gestures of Sympathy

Tribute Wall

Private Condolence
Would you like to attach a photo to your condolence?

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.
Donation Image

Sisters of St. Francis

Carleton Shiroma donated to Sisters of St. Francis in memory of Sr. Regina Ruth
Comment | Posted at 01:09am via Memorial Donation

Bernie Ruth

In remembrance of you Aunt Regina. Our memories of you will live forever.
Tree Image

Memorial Tree Planted

Bernie Ruth planted a memorial tree for Sr. Regina Ruth
Comment | Posted at 11:20pm via Memorial Tree

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.
Comment | Posted at 03:49pm via Condolence

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.
Comment | Posted at 09:33pm via Condolence

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.
Comment | Posted at 08:25pm via Condolence

Benefits to Ordering Flowers Through Heartfelt Sympathies

Send Beautiful Flower Arrangements

Ordering through us helps ensure your order will be placed through a local flower shop with whom the funeral home has a personal and trusting relationship. Through this service, a card with a picture of your selection will be included so you are able to leave a longer message of support to the family with your thoughtful gesture. Also included is a photo of your arrangement and message which will remain in perpetuity within this memorial website.

The Heartfelt Sympathies Difference:
  • Your flower arrangement will be hand-delivered by a local florist.
  • Choose to send to the service, funeral home, or family's home.
  • Your selected arrangement will be archived in this memorial tribute website in perpetuity.

Why light a candle?

This is why you should light a candle..

Honoring A Life: A Thoughtful Gesture with Global Benefits

Memorial Trees by Honoring A Life

When you choose to have a memorial tree planted for your loved one, you are doing more than simply putting a plant in the ground. You are making a long-term commitment to the environment, and implanting the memories of your loved one in our planet for countless years to come. A memorial tree is a unique tribute that provides global benefits like no other gift could.

What You Receive:
  • A memorial tree planted in the area of greatest need, according to the planting schedule of the American Forests Organization and the Canadian Institute of Forestry.
  • A memorial card to be sent to your home or a person of your choosing which demonstrates the gift you have given.
  • Your name and message listed in this online memorial, and on the website. (See sample memorial)
Share by: