Ruth G. Hughes
  • Bellevue Reformed Church
    2000 Broadway
    Schenectady, NY 12306

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Ruth G. Hughes, 97, of Guilderland Center, formerly of Rotterdam, passed away Friday, September 19, 2014 at Ellis Hospital.

Born in Hartford, CT, Ruth was the daughter of the late Conrad and Anna (Folke) Grob.

Ruth worked as a secretary for many years at the General Electric Company and Key Bank. A member of Bellevue Reformed Church, Ruth was also an active volunteer with the American Red Cross.

Besides her parents, Ruth is predeceased in 2011 by her husband Arthur E. Hughes, whom she married April 2, 1946. She is also predeceased by her daughter Linda Van Patten, her brother, Conrad Grob and her sister Evelyn Rohloff.

Ruth leaves behind her son Brian D. Hughes (Sharon) of Rotterdam as well as 4 grandchildren, Rebecca Hughes, Jonathan Hughes, Thomas Williamson and Dana Benoit.

A celebration of life will be held Friday evening, September 26 from 5-8pm at Bellevue Reformed Church, 2000 Broadway, Schenectady. A graveside service will precede the celebration of life at 3pm at Schenectady Memorial Park, Rotterdam.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Ruth's name can be made to Bellevue Reformed Church, 2000 Broadway, Schenectady, NY 12306.