Schenectady- Ruth R. Alger, 52, passed away suddenly Monday, March 11, 2019. Ruth was the daughter of the late Arthur Courtright and Patricia (Bryant) Courtright. Ruth was the loving wife of Harold C. Alger, Jr. They were High School Sweethearts. Ruth was a devoted Mother to Angela (Richard) Alger and Amanda (Josh) Begin. Proud Grandmother to Avery Begin and Mason Stringer.
Ruth loved spending time with her grandchildren. Ruth will be greatly missed by her furry companion "Smokey."
Ruth is survived by her brothers and sisters, Deanie (Margaret) Courtright, Felicia (Jeff) Ballard, Harry Dean Courtright, Patricia Courtright, Keith (Hazel) Courtright, Trina Courtright, Jennifer (Chuck) Bristol, Jessica (Carl) Clure; and many loving relatives and friends.
Calling hours will be held at New Comer Cremations & Funerals, 181 Troy Schenectady Rd., Watervliet, on Saturday, March 16, 2019 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. A funeral service will immediately follow the calling hours. Interment will be in the spring.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Mohawk Hudson Humane Society, 3 Oakland Ave., Menands, NY 12204 or Albany Children's Medical Center, 43 New Scotland Ave, Albany, NY 12208.