Theresa (Terry) Ruyack (Fonzo)
Lake Carmel - Terry Ruyack, age 86, died on April 16th at Putnam Hospital in Brewster, NY. She was born to the late Pascuale and Louise (Colisanti) Fonzo on September 11, 1931 in Bronxville, NY. On December 28, 1957, she married Raymond Ruyack Sr. and moved to Yonkers New York. Many years later she made her permanent residence in Lake Carmel, NY. A graduate from Roosevelt High School in Yonkers and then New York University she was employed as a physical education teacher at Hawthorne Elementary School, P.S. #22 and Gorton High School in Yonkers and later as an administrative secretary at the Yonkers Board of Education.
She is survived by her beloved son Raymond Ruyack Jr. and daughter-in-law Sandra Ruyack of Brewster, NY, and her two grandchildren; Alex Ruyack of Ithaca, NY and Amanda Ruyack of Brewster. She is also survived by her sister Helen Bona of Scarsdale, NY. She was predeceased by her husband Raymond Sr., son Paul, and sister Margaret Fonzo. She is survived by many nieces and nephews.
A visitation will be held at Cargain Funeral Home, 10 Fowler Avenue, Carmel, NY (845)225-3672 on Thursday, April 19th from 2-4 p.m. & 7-9 p.m. A Mass of Christian burial will take place on Friday, April 20th 10:30 am at St. James the Apostle Church, Carmel, NY. Interment to follow at St. Joseph's Cemetery in Yonkers.
Published in The Journal News on Apr. 18, 2018.