O’Rourke & O’Rourke
Inc. Funeral Home

25 River Street
Salamanca, NY 14779
phone: (716) 945-4760
fax: (716) 945-4222

Ruth E. Studd

Ruth E. Studd, 90, of Salamanca, NY died Saturday, March 11, 2023 at the Absolut Care of Salamanca following a long illness.

Born June 14, 1932 in East Aurora, NY, she was the daughter of the late Albert and Geraldine Hopkins Kleinschmidt. She was married August 7, 1950 in Buffalo, NY to Richard R. Studd, who predeceased her in 2015.

She was a graduate of East Aurora High School, Class of 1950.

Ruth had been employed with the former Jamestown Table in Salamanca for over five years, and had also sold cosmetics and sundries.

She was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Salamanca. She enjoyed spending time with her family, crossword puzzles, and trivia.

Surviving are: two daughters, Rachel Ellis, Salamanca, NY, Regina Padden, West Almond, NY; two sons, Roger (Natividad) Studd, Salamanca, NY, Ronald (Anne) Studd, Middletown, DE; ten grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild.

There will be no visitation.

A memorial service will be held at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 300 Central Avenue, Salamanca, NY on Wednesday, March 29, 2023 at 3pm with Elder Peter Haig officiating.

Burial will be in South Wales Cemetery, South Wales, NY.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the O’Rourke & O’Rourke Inc Funeral Home, 25 River Street, Salamanca, NY.

E-condolences can be sent to orourke.orourkefh@gmail.com or posted to facebook.com/onofh.