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St. Johnsville - Ruthe L. Myers, 95, formerly of Bridge St., St. Johnsville, passed away on Saturday August 24, 2019 at St. Elizabeth's Medical Center, Utica, NY.
She was born June 4, 1924 in Palermo, North Dakota, the daughter of the late John A. and Cubie (Palmer) Jones, Sr. She was a graduate of Deer River High School in Minnesota and attended Itasca Junior College.
Ruthe was first married to Robert E. Yunk, Sr. who preceded her in death. She later married Lynn Myers who also preceded her in death.
She was last employed as a seamstress at the former Duofold in Mohawk, NY.
Ruthe enjoyed visiting with her family and friends. She kept active by crocheting, sewing, playing bingo and card games. Ruthe enjoyed color coordinating her outfits and jewelry, was a people person and made friends wherever she went.
Survivors include her children, Robert E. Yunk, Jr. (Rose) of Ohio, Ronald A. Yunk (Jayne) of Florida, and Patricia J. Sticken of Florida; a son -in-law, Alan (Charlie) Weaver of St. Johnsville; a sister, Vivian Fiskewald of Minnesota; her grandchildren Scott Ferrell, Debbie (Everett) Smith, Melissa Fisher, Randy (Kim) Klepper, Tim (Wendy) Klepper, Tara (Thomas) Hiltke, Rebecca (Timothy) Bitner, Jennifer (David) Feagles, Robert (Patty) Yunk, Molly (John) Martin, Peter Yunk, Matthew Yunk, Betsy (Benjamin) Devecchis, many nephews, nieces and great grandchildren.
She was pre-deceased by her daughters, Mary L. Weaver on July 23, 2017 and Carol A. Klepper on October 1, 2018 and her siblings Albert, LeRoy, and Deloris.
Traditional funeral services will be held on Saturday August 31, 2019 at 1:00 pm at the Vincent A. Enea Funeral Service, (next to the Masonic Lodge), 20 Bridge St., St. Johnsville, NY. 518-568-7040 with Reverend David Johnson, officiating. Burial will follow at West St. Johnsville Cemetery. The family will be receiving relatives and friends on Saturday, August 31, 2019 from 11:00 am until the time of the services at 1:00 pm. In lieu of flowers please make all memorial contributions to either, the Mary L. Weaver Memorial Scholarship Fund, c/o the Morris J. Edward American Legion, Post 168, 38 W. Main St., St. Johnsville, NY 13452 or to St. Jude's Children Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.