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Ruth A. Waite

Pulaski, New York

April 7, 1939 - May 18, 2024

Ruth A. Waite Obituary

Ruth A. Waite, age 85, life resident of Richland, passed away Saturday at Summit Samaritan Village in Watertown. Ruth was born April 7, 1939, in Richland, the daughter of Orlando and Gladys Martin Reynolds. She attended Pulaski Schools. Ruth was married to her husband of 58-years, Wallace Waite on June 22, 1957, and he passed away on October 22, 2015. She was employed by Wilson’s Red and White in Richland for over 30 years. She had also worked for Curtis’ Furniture Factory in Richland. Ruth was a member of the Church of Christ in Richland where she taught Sunday School and Bible School. She was also a member of the Half-Shire Historical Society.


Surviving, are her siblings, Mary Reynolds Woolson of Pulaski, Richard (Margie) Reynolds of Illinois, Jane Reynolds Dingman of Pulaski, Suzi Reynolds Norton of Sandy Pond, and Frank Reynolds of Richland. Ruth was a dearly beloved aunt to many nieces and nephews, many of whom considered her a second mother. She is also survived by many great and great-great nieces and nephews. Ruth was predeceased by her siblings, Joe Reynolds, Elsie Klebs, Bill Reynolds and Orly Reynolds.


Funeral services will be held 12 p.m., Tuesday, May 21st at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park Street, Pulaski with burial in Richland Cemetery. Calling hours will be held from 10a.m. to noon prior to the funeral. In lieu of flowers, donations, may be made to Richland Church of Christ, 2252 County Route 2, Richland, NY 13144 or the Half-Shire Historical Society, 1100 County Route 48, Richland, NY 13144. A celebration of life reception will be held at a later date to be announced.


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Ruth A. Waite, age 85, life resident of Richland, passed away Saturday at Summit Samaritan Village in Watertown. Ruth was born April 7, 1939, in Richland, the daughter of Orlando and Gladys Martin Reynolds. She attended Pulaski Schools. Ruth was married to her husband of 58-years, Wallace Waite on June 22, 1957, and he passed away on October 22, 2015. She was employed by Wilson’s Red and White in Richland for over 30 years. She had also worked for Curtis’ Furniture Factory in Richland. Ruth was a member of the Church of Christ in Richland where she taught Sunday School and Bible School. She was also a member of the Half-Shire Historical Society.


Surviving, are her siblings, Mary Reynolds Woolson of Pulaski, Richard (Margie) Reynolds of Illinois, Jane Reynolds Dingman of Pulaski, Suzi Reynolds Norton of Sandy Pond, and Frank Reynolds of Richland. Ruth was a dearly beloved aunt to many nieces and nephews, many of whom considered her a second mother. She is also survived by many great and great-great nieces and nephews. Ruth was predeceased by her siblings, Joe Reynolds, Elsie Klebs, Bill Reynolds and Orly Reynolds.


Funeral services will be held 12 p.m., Tuesday, May 21st at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park Street, Pulaski with burial in Richland Cemetery. Calling hours will be held from 10a.m. to noon prior to the funeral. In lieu of flowers, donations, may be made to Richland Church of Christ, 2252 County Route 2, Richland, NY 13144 or the Half-Shire Historical Society, 1100 County Route 48, Richland, NY 13144. A celebration of life reception will be held at a later date to be announced.


To share a memory or send a condolence gift, please visit the Official Obituary of Ruth A. Waite hosted by Foster-Hax Funeral Home.

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