Colonie - Ruth Eaton Wensley, 97, of Colonie died Thursday, August 17, 2017 at Van Rensselaer Manor in North Greenbush. Born in Moline, IL, Ruth was a longtime Colonie resident. She worked for 50 years as an X-Ray Technician in the Albany area and retired from Dr. Barnaby’s office in Albany. She was a member of the Community Reformed Church of Colonie, was an avid reader and enjoyed stamp collecting and gardening.
Ruth was the wife of the late William Wensley; mother of Joyce Karl of Colonie, Judy Holsapple (Keith) of Niskayuna and William Wensley (Marylou) of Catskill; and grandmother of Sonja Kahian, Kristie LaRose, Keith Holsapple, Starr Wensley, Renee Holsapple, Kelsey Harbiyeci, Tad Wensley and Taylor Wensley. She is also survived by five great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Monday, August 21, 2017 at the Reilly & Son Funeral Home, Colonie. Relatives and friends may also call at the funeral home prior to the service, from noon to 1:00. For those who wish, memorial contributions to the Community Reformed Church of Colonie, 701 Sand Creek Rd., Colonie, NY 12205 would be appreciated.