March 10, 1926 ~ October 8, 2020
Born in: Tacoma, WA
Resided in: Greece, NY
Ruth A. Letson (Berwold)
Greece. A loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Went home to be with the Lord, Thursday, October 8, 2020 at age 94. Predeceased by her parents, Julius Berwold and Anna Urquhart and sister, Adele Blackmer. Survived by her beloved husband of 74 years, Adelbert (Del) Letson; daughter, Linda (Ron) Cunningham; grandchildren, Robert (Julie) Cunningham and Ryan Cunningham (Katie Towner); great-grandchildren, Morgan, Moira and Amelia Cunningham; several nieces and nephews; loving family and dear friends.
Ruth was born in Tacoma, Washington in 1926. She married Del Letson in Tacoma in June 1946. After Sgt. Letson completed his service in the Army, they moved to Del’s hometown of Norwich, NY. Their daughter, Linda was born there a year later. Many trips were made to Tacoma to visit Ruth’s family. After Del’s retirement in 1984 they returned to Tacoma to care for her mother, Anna. While in Tacoma they enjoyed many family trips to Mt. Rainer National Park. Several years later they moved to Greece, NY to be with their daughter Linda and her family. While in Greece they were active members of Orchard Community Church where they loved spending time with family and friends.
Ruth’s celebration of life will be held at Orchard Community Church, 2285 Latta Road, Rochester, NY 14612 on Wednesday, October 21 at 10:00 a.m. Interment to follow at Riverside Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the building fund at Orchard Community Church in her memory. For more information and to sign her online guestbook, visit www.meesonfamily.com