Ruth Kanyuck

Obituary of Ruth Kanyuck

Ruth M. (Siekmann) Kanyuck, age 94, formerly of Sheatown (Newport Township), PA, died on March 24, 2020. Born in Jersey City, New Jersey on July 24, 1925, Ruth was the daughter of the late William and Prudence (Biddulph) Siekmann. Upon graduation from Henry Snyder High School in Jersey City, Ruth found employment as an administrative assistant at Milliken, Inc. in New York City. Ruth was very proud of her working life in New York City and spoke of this time in her life often. After marrying Calvin Kanyuck in 1961, Ruth moved to Sheatown, PA where she and Calvin raised their family. Ruth was an avid gardener and a member of St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Nanticoke, PA. Ruth moved to Rochester, NY in 2014 where she enjoyed many barbecues and dinners with family, new friends, and the golden retrievers. She was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Calvin, her parents, and her brother William. She is survived by her daughter Karen (Josh) Ginsberg of Quakertown, PA, son Dwight (Barbara Zappia) Kanyuck, of Rochester, NY, and special friend LeAnn McCrary. A memorial service will be scheduled at a later date. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Community of the Savior, 4 East Henrietta Rd., Rochester, NY 14620 or St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 231 State St., Nanticoke, PA 18634.

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A memorial service will be scheduled at a later date and will be announced.
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