G. Ruth Griffin

March 30, 2020


G. Ruth Griffin of Jeffersonville,NY  a retired Legal Secretary , passed away peacefully on Monday March 30, 2020 at the Care Center at Sunset  Lake in Liberty , NY . She was 94 years old. The daughter of the late William Frank Lewis Weissmann and Gertrude Katherine Heller Weissmann , she was born January 27, 1926 in Callicoon Center, NY.
Ruth had a career that spanned many decades. She was a legal secretary for  the law offices of Schadt  & Deckelman , Schadt & Schadt and Martin Miller . She was a charter member of the Callicoon Center Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary and  a member of the Sullivan County Legal Secretaries Association.
Ruth is survived by her daughter Janet Siano of Jeffersonville , her grandson Edmund Puerschner and his wife Janet of Jeffersonville, her granddaughter Janay Puerschner and  her husband Vinny Campbell of Brooklyn, NY. Two great grandsons Kevin & Nile Puerschner , her sister in law Bernice Weissmann of Callicoon Center, NY and her brother in law  and sister in law  Donald & Veronica Keeler of Youngsville, NY and several nieces and nephews.Ruth was predeceased by her husbands Leslie Keeler and Charles Griffin and by her brother Eugene Weissmann.
Funeral services will be private. A celebration of Ruth"s life will be held at a later date and time to be announced.
IN lieu of flowers memorial contributions in Ruth's memory may be made to St. Georges Church  PO Box 672 Jeffersonville, NY 12748 or to St. Judes Children's Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 33607.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Stewart-Murphy Funeral Home Jeffersonville, NY 845-482-4280. To send condolences please visit

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