Sr. Theresa Ruth passed away on March 22, 2019 at the age of 92. She was born in Brooklyn, NY on November 26, 1926 to Oman and Frances Garety Ruth. She is predeceased by her parents, her brother Paul and sisters Bernadette and Sr. Regina Rosaire. Sr. Theresa served the Lord as a Sister of St. Francis of the Neumann Communities.
During her ministry in education and nursing she served in several schools, hospitals and nursing homes in Westchester, Bronx, and Brooklyn and as an infirmary nurse at Mt. Loretto Home for Children on Staten Island. She was Vocation Director for the Sisters of St. Francis of Hastings on Hudson. Sr. Theresa is survived by nieces and nephew and her Sisters of St. Francis.
Visitation will be held Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at 9:30 am at the Wartburg Home Chapel, Mount Vernon followed by a funeral mass at 10:30 am. Interment to follow at Resurrection Cemetery, Staten Island, NY. To leave an online condolence please visit www.westchesterfuneralhome.com
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