Ruth is survived by her husband Nicholas D'Emanuele, son Ross D'Emanuele and daughter-in-law Nicole Valentine, daughters Cara D'Emanuele and Cami D'Emanuele Babb, and grandchildren Korey, Adelaide, Piper, Peyton, Tatum, Nickie, and DJ.
Ruth was a graduate of Mexico Academy and Central School and a lifelong resident of Mexico. She was a member of The United Methodist Church of Mexico and dedicated her career to nursing, caring for patients including those at The County Home in Mexico and Hillcrest Nursing Home in Oswego. She and her husband were cared for at St. Francis Commons Assisted Living in Oswego and Monroe Community Hospital in Rochester, where Nick continues to reside.
A private service will be held at The South Richland Cemetery. Arrangements are in the care of The Harter Funeral Home, Mexico NY.