Hilton: Ruth Appleton passed away on February 12, 2020 at the age of 87. She is predeceased by her loving husband, James Appleton; her sons, Robert Appleton & Thomas Appleton; her brothers, Jerry Beikirch & Dick Beikirch; and her brothers-in-law, Don Wickes and Sam Latone. She is survived by her children, Bill (Patty) Appleton, Ron (Laura Strowbridge) Appleton, Stephen (Loreen) Appleton & Linda (Anthony) Gaudino; her grandchildren, Audra (Mike) Wright, Kayla Appleton, Kyle Appleton (Chelsea Westurn), Natalie Appleton, Ashley Appleton, Naomi Appleton, Leah Appleton, Alex Leicht & Tabby Leicht; her great-grandchildren, Caleb Wright, Kaille Wright, Gunner Westurn & Colton Westurn; her sisters, Marion Wickes, Dorothy Latone & Joyce (Roger) King; her sister-in-law, Barbara Beikirch; and many nieces, nephews and friends.
Ruth enjoyed gardening, square dancing, pottery, sewing, her church and most of all her children and grandchildren.
Friends may call Sunday, February 16th from 2-5 PM at the Thomas E. Burger Funeral Home, 735 East Avenue, Hilton, and are invited to attend her Funeral Mass on Monday, February 17th at 11:00 AM at St. Mark's Church, 54 Kuhn Rd., Greece. Interment, Parma Union Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may contribute to Open Door Mission, PO Box 14236, Rochester NY 14614 in Ruth's memory.