Bonesteel, Ruth P. TROY Ruth P. Laughlin Bonesteel, 80, of Westfall Avenue, died Friday, December 21, 2012, at Samaritan Hospital after a long illness. Born in Troy, she was daughter of the late Daniel Laughlin and Priscilla Smith Laughlin and wife of the late William F. Bonesteel. She was raised in Lansing burgh, had resided in the Troy area all her life and was a graduate of Troy High School. Mrs. Bonesteel was employed as a file clerk for the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance for many years. Ruth was a communicant of St. John's Episcopal Church in Troy and loved animals. Survivors include two daughters, Wendy Ruth Hotte of Troy and Donna Anne (Thomas) Keyser of Troy; a son, Wayne Daniel Bonesteel of Troy; five grandchildren, Lisa Keyser, Jovahn, Jenelle, and Joleigh Hotte and Katelynn Bonesteel and a great-granddaughter, Nevaeh. She was predeceased a brother, Daniel Laughlin Jr. Relatives and friends may call at the Bryce Funeral Home, Inc., 276 Pawling Ave., Troy on Sunday from 4 to 7 p.m. Funeral service will be held Monday at 9:30 a.m. at the funeral home with the Rev. Stephen Schlossberg, rector of St. John's Episcopal Church officiating. Interment will be in Memory Gardens, Colonie. Contributions may be made in memory of Ruth Bonesteel to the
, 260 Osborne Road, Loudonville, NY 12211, or The Community Hospice of Rensselaer County, 295 Valley View Blvd., Rensselaer, NY 12144, or Northeastern Association of the Blind at Albany, Inc., Attn: Development Office, 301 Washington Ave., Albany, NY 12206. For a private family guest book and service directions, visit brycefh.com.
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Bryce Funeral Home Inc.
276 Pawling Avenue
Troy, NY 12180
Published in Albany Times Union from Dec. 22 to Dec. 23, 2012