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Ruth T. Westerlund

August 20, 1987 — August 5, 2021

Passed away unexpectedly August 27, 2021. She is predeceased by her grandparents Earl Westerlund Sr. and James & Priscilla Jackson. Survived by her parents Earl & Mary Alice Westerlund; brother Phillip Westerlund; grandmother Nancy Westerlund; 10 uncles; 8 aunts; 23 cousins; and innumerable other close family, friends, and loved ones.


Ruth was a 2005 graduate of Nazareth Academy. Ruth spent most of her career at Best Buy in inventory control. She was passionate about economic justice, and loved all animals, especially Miles, her feline companion of 15 years. Her sense of humor could bring a genuinely hearty laugh from nearly anyone. She will be very dearly missed.


Calling hours will be 4-7 Monday, September 20th at Farrell-Ryan Funeral Home, 777 Long Pond Road. Funeral mass 10:30 Tuesday, September 21st at Holy Cross Church. To honor Ruth's memory, please consider donating to an organization that supports social justice, animal protection, or mental health.

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Service Schedule

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Memorial Visitation at Funeral Home

Monday, September 20, 2021

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Farrell - Ryan Funeral Home

777 Long Pond Road, Rochester, NY 14612

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Mass

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Starts at 10:30 am (Eastern time)

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