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Ruth Hartmon Fellers Turano
Ruth Hartmon Fellers Turano, 95, was born to William and Belle Ehrenfeld Fellers in Saguache, Colo., in 1917.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 67 years, Angelo Turano; daughter, Janice Turano Ryan; son-in-law, Robert Gregori and brothers, Dr. Alvin Fellers, Dr. Dan Fellers and Dr. Stanford Fellers.
Ruth is survived by five daughters, Judith Turano Gregori, of Philadelphia, Joan Scriver (Bill), of Farmington, Jani Perkins (Kyle), of Ft. Lauderdale, Jean Vondle (David), of Albuquerque and Juli Belle Turano, of Denver and dear friend of family, Beth Fenwick, of Denver. She is also survived by her brother, Dr. Marvin Fellers, of Des Moines, Iowa.
She was a devoted grandmother to 16 grandchildren, Renata Gregori, Andrea Gregori Machlica, Nicole Luckett, Michael Ryan, Gregory Ryan, Christopher Ryan, Angela Ryan, Kara Edwards, Gina Ryan, George Ryan, Matthew Ryan, Matthew Perkins, Mark Perkins, Paul Vondle, John Vondle and Sarah Jane Vondle. She is also survived by 12 great-grandchildren.
She was a beloved teacher of many years at Sacred Heart Catholic School in Farmington, before moving to Albuquerque in 1989. She will be remembered for her love and commitment to her family and generosity of spirit.
Special thanks are extended to Deborah Waldman and the staff at Whitney House for years of impeccable and compassionate care; to Kim Locklear and Hospice de la Luz and Humberto and Blanca Gasson of Unlimited Care for surrounding her with so much comfort, love and compassion in her last days. Finally, she was blessed to have been cared for by Dr. Suzanne Pinon, whose endless devotion to her patients taught us all lessons in living and dying with grace.
A memorial services were held on Monday, Dec. 3, 2012, at Risen Savior Catholic Church in Albuquerque.
Ruth was in the care of French Funerals, 7121 Wyoming Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 505-823-9400.
Please visit our online guestbook for Ruth at www.FrenchFunerals.com www.FrenchFunerals.com>
FRENCH Funerals – Cremations
7121 Wyoming Boulevard
Albuquerque, NM 87109
Published in Farmington Daily Times from Dec. 4 to Dec. 10, 2012