RAVENA – Ruth Mary Slater Griffin, 78, passed away suddenly,
February 14, 2016 at her home in North Carolina. She was the
daughter of the late George and Gertrude Slater.
Ruth was a graduate of R-C-S central High School. Before
retirement Ruth had worked 38 years at NYS Department of Motor
Vehicles and NYS Department of Criminal Justice. She was a member
of the Ravena Grange, the Ravena Coeymans Historical Society and the
Coeymans Democrat Party. Ruth enjoyed traveling, skiing and playing
Survivors include her loving husband of 59 years, Donald
Griffin; children, Curtis, (Carolyn) of NC, Terri Griffin of
Albany, Douglas (Cathy) of MD and Kyle of Albany; grandson, Glenn
Griffin; brother, David Slater; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services for Ruth will be held 12 noon on Saturday,
February 20, 2016 at the Babcock Funeral Home, Ravena. Friends may
call at the funeral on Saturday before the service starting at 10
AM. Contributions in memory of Ruth may be made to the
American Red Cross, 33 Everett Road, Albany, NY 12208, or the
Ravena Coeymans Historical Society, 15 Mt. Road, Ravena, NY 12143.