Albany- Ruth Grace (Harper) Santon, 96, passed away (peacefully, suddenly) Monday, May 11, 2020. Ruth was the daughter of the late Charles Harper and Johanna Daw Harper. Ruth was the devoted wife to the late Howard O. Santon. They were married in 1947.
Ruth was a long-time member and a communicant of Cathedral of Immaculate Conception. Ruth worked for many years at Huyck Felt, Co in Rensselaer, NY prior to retiring.
Ruth is survived by her children, Howard (Sharon) Santon III of Albany, New York, William (Patricia) Santon of St. Augustine, Florida; several grandchildren and great grandchildren; her niece, Alison Burke; several nieces and nephews; and her very close friends, Connie and Joe Duhamel.
Along with her husband, Ruth is predeceased by her daughter, Ruth (Toody) Purtell and sister, Shirley (Harper) Rivers.
Services will be held privately by the family. Interment will be held at Calvary Cemetery.
Donations may be made to the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Ruth's name - https://rcda.thankyou4caring.org/cathedralic/general