Ruth Stafford, 100, passed peacefully on October 9, 2016. She was born on October 3, 1916 to Alfred and Bridget Marius in Ridgewood, NY. One of six children, Ruth was the last surviving sibling. She was predeceased by her loving husband of 54 years, Patrick in 1997. Ruth is survived by her 2 daughters, Patricia and Ellen, both residents of The Villages. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, October 15 at 10 AM at St. Vincent De Paul Catholic Church, 5323 East County Road 462, Wildwood, FL. Baldwin Brothers has been entrusted with her care.