Tonawanda News


November 6, 2013

Ruth L. Ambrusko

NORTH TONAWANDA — Ruth L. (nee Milliron) Ambrusko, age 70, of North Tonawanda, Tuesday, November 5, 2013,   after a lengthy illness. Born in Punxsutawney, PA to the late Leonard and Geraldine (Neville) Milliron, she had been a resident of North Tonawanda for the greater part of her life, and was the sister of the late Leonard and Richard Milliron.  Ruth had been employed at DeGraff Memorial Hospital for over 23 years, retiring in 1995. She was a member of Payne Avenue Christian Church.  

She is survived by her husband of 51 years, George B. Ambrusko; four children, George A. (Linda) Ambrusko of North Tonawanda, Jeffrey (Melissa) Ambrusko of Palm City, FL, Mischelle (Michael Diehl) Szefler Ambrusko of Arcade, NY, and Amy (David) Pagano of the Town of Wheatfield; two sisters, Diane (late Lester) Marsh of Medway, MA, and Shirley (late Doug) Jayne of North Tonawanda; and two brothers, Raymond Paul (Sandra Lange) Milliron of the City of Tonawanda, and Phillip (Linda) Milliron of Leesburg, FL;  also survived by ten grandchildren; several nieces and nephews and several great-nieces and nephews.

Family will receive friends on Friday, November 8, from 4-7 PM at JOHN O. ROTH FUNERAL HOME, INC., 25 William St. (between Morgan & Broad Sts.), City of Tonawanda, where a memorial service will be held at 7 PM, following the visitation. Rev. Jerry McGlone will officiate. Private burial will be in Elmlawn Cemetery, Tonawanda, NY.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a charity of your choice.  

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