Ruth Mary Slater Griffin - February 14, 2016

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     RAVENA Ruth Mary Slater Griffin, 78, passed away suddenly, February 14, 2016 at her home in North Carolina.  She was the daughter of the late George and Gertrude Slater.

     Ruth was a graduate of R-C-S central High School.  Before retirement Ruth had worked 38 years at NYS Department of Motor Vehicles and NYS Department of Criminal Justice.  She was a member of the Ravena Grange, the Ravena Coeymans Historical Society and the Coeymans Democrat Party.  Ruth enjoyed traveling, skiing and playing golf.

     Survivors include her loving husband of 59 years, Donald Griffin;  children, Curtis, (Carolyn) of NC, Terri Griffin of Albany, Douglas (Cathy) of MD and Kyle of Albany;  grandson, Glenn Griffin;  brother, David Slater;  and several nieces and nephews.

     Funeral services for Ruth will be held 12 noon on Saturday, February 20, 2016 at the Babcock Funeral Home, Ravena.  Friends may call at the funeral on Saturday before the service starting at 10 AM.  Contributions in memory of Ruth may be made to the American Red Cross, 33 Everett Road, Albany, NY 12208, or the Ravena Coeymans Historical Society, 15 Mt. Road, Ravena, NY 12143.