Ruth Chiappone

Obituary of Ruth Chiappone

Ruth Chiappone of Florida, NY, entered into rest on Sunday, August 30, 2020.  She was 86.


The daughter of the late Benjamin Finkelstein & Grace Masson Finkelstein, she was born on May 6, 1934 in Brooklyn, NY.


She is survived by her 5 children; 1 daughter-in-law; 1 son-in-law; 12 grandchildren; and 2 great grandchildren.

She was predeceased by her husband, Harry Chiappone.


Memorial visitation will be held on Wednesday, September 2nd from 3-7pm at T.S. Purta Funeral Home, 22 Glenmere Ave., Florida, NY 10921.


A memorial mass will be held 10:30AM Thursday, September 3rd at St. Stephen’s Church, 75 Sanfordville Road, Warwick, NY 10990.


Due to COVID 19 restrictions and guidelines set forth from the state face coverings are required and the number of visitors allowed in the funeral home and the church is limited so we ask that those that may have to wait to enter please follow social distancing guidelines.


Burial will be in O.C. Veteran’s Memorial Cemetery, Goshen, NY.


In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1905 or to Smile Train, PO Box 96231, Washington, D.C. 20090-6231.    


Memorial Visitation

3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wednesday, September 2, 2020
T.S. Purta Funeral Home
22 Glenmere Avenue
Florida, New York, United States

Memorial Mass

10:30 am
Thursday, September 3, 2020
St. Stephen the First Martyr Church
75 Sanfordville Road
Warwick, New York, United States

Burial of Cremains

12:00 pm
Thursday, September 3, 2020
O.C. Veteran's Memorial Cemetery
111 Craigville Road
Goshen, New York, United States
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