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Ruth M. Sly

May 7, 1935 — November 29, 2022

CARTHAGE- Ruth M. "Ruthie" Sly, 87, formerly of Herrings, died peacefully Tuesday, November 29, 2022, at the Carthage Center for Rehabilitation. She was born on May 7, 1935, to Ruth Sherman& Clarence Scougal at home in West Carthage, New York. She moved to Herringsin in 1939 and stayed there until 2019, She then went to Meadowbrook in Carthage.
She married Clarence Sly on February 7, 1981.
Ruth was primarily a homemaker; she would watch various neighborhood children and she took care of her parents up until their death. She loved her cats and enjoyed phone calls with her family and friends.
She is survived by one brother, Clifford, and his wife Margaret Scougal, Carthage, and a special friend Milton "Micky" Cline of Black River, and two stepchildren, The Reverend, Robert & (Stephanie) Sly, Carthage; and Brenda V. Sly, Fulton and step-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Ruth is predeceased by her parents, her husband Clarence, who died in 2007; and her siblings; Geraldine Perfetto, Doris Kramer, Clarence "Bob" Scougal, DavidScougal, and Robert Scougal.
She was a past member of the Church of the Nazarene, Carthage.
Calling hours will be held on Saturday, December 10, 2022, from 11:00 am-1:00 pm at the Lundy Funeral Home. A Funeral Service will follow in the chapel of the funeral home at 1:00 pm. Burial will be held in the Spring in the Black River Cemetery.
The family is being cared for by Lundy Funeral Home & Cremation Service Inc., located at 500 State Street in Carthage, NY 13619. To leave a message of sympathy for Ruth's family please visit www.lundyfuneralhome.com and sign the tribute wall.

Calling Hours

11:00 am - 1:00 pm Saturday, December 10, 2022

Lundy Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc.

500 State Street

Carthage , New York, United States

13619

Funeral Service

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Saturday, December 10, 2022

Lundy Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc. Chapel

500 State Street

Carthage , New York, United States

13619

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