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March 22, 2014

Ruth M. Fenton

MEDINA — Ruth M. Fenton, 93, of Medina, passed away Thursday evening, January 30, 2014, at the Medina Memorial Hospital. Born in the Town of Ridgeway on September 8, 1920, she was the daughter of the late Harrison Caleb and Anna (Davis) Caleb.

A graduate of Medina High School, class of 1940, she married Frank Fenton on February 12, 1944 in Anniston, AL. She enjoyed being a homemaker, stamp collecting, crafts, family           reunions and the senior citizen center. Retirement  lead them to Naples, FL near their son, Rodney, for almost 28 years, returning to Medina in June of 2006, residing with her son, Thomas.

She is survived by two brothers, Lyell (Janice) Caleb and Royce (Beverly) Caleb; a son, Thomas Fenton; three grandchildren, Michael Fenton of Medina, Christopher (Julie) Fenton of Medina, Michele (Travis) Waters of Naples, FL; seven great-grandchildren, Brodie Fenton, Lawson Fenton, Kenley Fenton and Sean Fenton of Medina, Jessica Fenton, Travis Waters, Jr. and Olivia Waters of Naples, FL. Predeceased in death by her husband on February 7, 1998; brothers, Harrison Caleb and wife Ruth, Arnold Caleb; son, Rodney Fenton; grandson, Thomas Fenton, Jr.; daughter-in-law, Melanie Fenton and great-grandson, Nicholas Waters.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 29, 2014, at 10:00 AM at the Knowlesville Methodist Church, 3622 Knowlesville Rd., Knowlesville, NY 14479, with the Pastor, Rev. Christopher Wylie officiating. Burial will be in the Millville Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Hospice of Orleans County, P.O.Box 489, Albion, NY 14411, or to the Knowlesville Methodist Church. Arrangements were made through the Bates & Tuttle Funeral Home, 226 Pearl St., Medina, NY 14103.

Please sign the online register book at www.batestuttle.com.

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