Ruth C. Starusnak, 76, former Phoenix, NY resident, passed away at The Grand
Rehabilitation & Nursing, Chittenango, Madison County, on Tuesday March 29, 2016, where she had been a resident since September of 2014. She was born on December 2, 1939 to her late parents, Gladys (John) Jacobs and Ezra Jacobs in Warren, Pennsylvania. She was a member of the Seneca Indian Nation, Heron Clan.Ruth loved her cats; she played organized softball; and talked fondly of her days as a hairdresser. She was a machine operator for General Motors, Syracuse, NY.
Ruth was predeceased by her husband, Ronald Starusnak in 1990.
Surviving are her son, and daughter-in-law, Ronald and Wendi Starusnak of Phoenix,
NY; six grandchildren, Ashley, Christopher, Ronnie, Charlotte, Luke, and Laurie; four
step-grandchildren, David, Jade, Derrick, and Jenna; eight great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will on Wednesday April 6, at 10:30 a.m. in Assumption
Cemetery, 2401 Court Street, Syracuse, NY 13208. The Rev. Diane Kimpland will officiate the graveside service.
Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Homes, Inc., Phoenix, NY has care of arrangements.