Floral 30

Ethel E. Ruttan

October 11, 1931 ~ January 5, 2021 (age 89)


Ethel E. Ruttan~ Glen Park, NY

Ethel E. Ruttan, 89, formerly of Glen Park, passed away January 5, 2021 at Samaritan Summit Village where she had been a resident.

Ethel was born in Carthage to Everett and Alzia Hamilton Durham on October 11, 1931. She attended Carthage Central High School.

She married Ralph S. Ruttan in Natural Bridge.

Ethel worked at Loblaw’s in Watertown as a meat wrapper for several years.  Her husband was a custodian at Upstate Medical Center for many years.  He passed away on February 19, 2020.

Among her survivors are her brother and sister in law, Ervin and Mary Durham, of Chester, VA, a sister and brother in law, Ruth and Harvey Burnham, of Watertown, two sisters in law, Alice Durham, of Fulton and Mae Durham, of Hastings and many nieces and nephews.

Besides her parents and husband she is predeceased by two brothers, Merlin and Lyle Durham.

A graveside service will be held in the spring at Brownville Cemetery, Brownville at a date and time to be announced. There will be no calling hours at her request.

Arrangements are with Johnson Funeral Home, Dexter.

Online condolences may be made at www.dexterfuneral home.com

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Ethel E. Ruttan, please visit our floral store.


© 2021 Johnson Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy