Ruthann Friss
June 23, 1945 - January 6, 2021

Ruthann Friss

Ruthann Friss
Jun 23, 1945 - Jan 6, 2021

Ruthann Friss
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Ruthann (Simpkins) Friss, 75, of Kingston, NY, formerly of Round Top, NY, passed away Wednesday January 6, 2021. She was born June 23, 1945 in Saugerties, NY daughter of the late Stanley and Rosella (Teatsel) Simpkins. She married Kenneth Friss, they wed on November 19, 1966 in Round Top, NY.

Ruth enjoyed traveling and made two trips cross-country. She liked to visit places she had never been to before, but above all, she loved her many trips to Nashville. Her favorite trip to Nashville was when she had the pleasure of meeting Alan Jackson. While in Nashville, she enjoyed walking around the Downtown area and finding new places to eat.

Ruth is survived by her husband, Kenneth Friss of Kingston, her son, Robert Friss of West Hurley, her daughter, Brenda (Michael) Steinhilber of Kingston, her sisters, Claudia (Allen) Powers of Kansas, Lois (Paul) Ferraro of Catskill, her grandchildren, Christopher Steinhilber, Katlyn Friss, and Matthew Friss, her great grandchildren, Asher and Aria Steinhilber, as well as many nieces, nephews, and cousins. She was predeceased by her sister, Linda Rezsynak.

Entrusted to the care of the Keyser Funeral & Cremation Service, Kingston, NY. A graveside service at New Paltz Rural Cemetery will be held later in the year. Memorial donations in Ruthann's name can be made to the Dyson Center for Cancer Care in Poughkeepsie, NY.
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Jim McKenzie on Jan 10, 2021

It saddens us to learn of Ruth's passing she was a fine friend and always smiling and loved everyone. Her love of Country music was a trait not found in everyone, her and Kenny were long time friends and she will be missed. Winnie & Jim mcKenzie

Linda Lawrence on Jan 10, 2021

CandleOur Sympathy To The Family,
Rick and Linda Lawrence

edward altenau on Jan 10, 2021

Ken, vey sorry I will keep you in my prayers

Francis Humphrey on Jan 9, 2021

My condolences Shipmate. The pain of your loss is felt by us all.
Fran Humphrey

AJ McDowell on Jan 9, 2021

Ken, I am saddened to hear of the passing of your wife. May the hand of our Lord touch you and your family with His love, compassion, and His presence as you mourn.

Ron Swart on Jan 9, 2021

Ken, so sorry for your loss. Because of Covid we have not seen each other for several weeks and with no current service for her, I will wait to give a more personal condolence when we next meet. Until then, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Stay safe and God Bless. Ron Swart

Rich & Barb Alberstadt on Jan 9, 2021

Ken so, so sorry to hear of Ruthies passing . May the light of God shine down upon Ruth, and may the good Lord grant her eternal peace. Amen

Raymond Zarcone on Jan 8, 2021

Ken, so very sorry to hear about the passing of your wife ,Ruth.
Dianne and I send condolences to you and your family.
Raymond and Dianne Zarcone

Donna Davis on Jan 8, 2021

I am so sorry to hear this Ruthie was a sweetheart I am sending my condolences to you and the kids so sorry to hear this

Amy Lopiano and Paul Palen on Jan 8, 2021

We are so sorry for your loss. You have our deepest sympathy and are in our thoughts and prayers.

Pedro Feliciano on Jan 8, 2021

My condolences to the family RIP.

Joe Bush on Jan 7, 2021

Ken, you are in our thoughts and prayers, may Ruth R.I.P.



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