Obituary of Ruth A. Goodloe
Ruth Ann Goodloe, age 88 of Clifton Park passed away peacefully on Saturday February 9, 2019 at the Hospice Inn at St. Peter’s. She was predeceased by her daughter Julie Watkins Goodloe and her brother James C. Shepard.Ruthie loved singing as a Minstrel at Withrow University High School in Cincinnati, Ohio. Later her career blossomed as a performer as a singer and dancer in the N.Y.C. Latin Quarter on Broadway before moving to the Capital Region to raise her two children. She worked as an administrative clerk in the building department for the Town Hall of Clifton Park for over 20 years. She enjoyed volunteering her time at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center and as a poll watcher in the local community, and one of her greatest joys was teaching and helping others for Weight Watchers for over 30 years.
She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Winston Sperry Goodloe; son Douglas Winston and daughter in-law (Marjorie) Goodloe, and her granddaughter Sela Ward Goodloe, sister-in-law Betty Huber Shepard. She is also survived by her niece Debbie Todd Shepard, and nephew Jeffery Cochran and wife (Fran) Shepard, best friend Ginny Kissel, and many other friends she called family.
Calling hours will be held on Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Catricala Funeral Home Inc., 1597 Route 9, in Clifton Park. There will be a funeral mass on Thursday at 10:30 a.m. at St. Edward the Confessor Church, 569 Clifton Park Center Rd., Clifton Park. Burial will be the Saratoga National Cemetery. Luncheon will follow at the Grecian Gardens Restaurant, 1612 Route 9, Clifton Park.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the St. Joseph’s Indian School www.stjo.orgRuthie loved the children’s cards and their mission to educate Native American children and their families for life — mind, body, heart and spirit.
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