Pentz; Ruby Yvonne


PENTZ – Ruby Y.,  90, of Beach Meadows, Queens County, passed away peacefully in Queens General Hospital, Liverpool on Thursday, November 29th, 2012.

 Born in Beach Meadows, she was a daughter of the late Boardman and Verta (Conrad) Pentz.

 Ruby was an active member of Emmanuel United Church as well as the U.C.W., the Mission and Service Fund and was involved in Presbytery and the Association of Churches. She was a former member of the Auxiliary for Queens Manor, Liverpool and enjoyed being active in her community with events and charities. She also enjoyed quilting in the local quilting bees.

 She is survived by her cousin Victoria Wentzell of Liverpool.

 She was predeceased by her sister Gloria.

 Cremation has taken place under the direction of Chandlers’ Funeral Home, Liverpool. Funeral service will be held Monday, December 3rd, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. from Emmanuel United Church, Beach Meadows. Lay Minister  Peter Anthony officiating. Burial will be in Beach Meadows Cemetery. No flowers by request. Donations may be made to Emmanuel United Church or to any charity. Online condolences may be made to


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  1. Bob and Brenda Lohnes

    Victoria, so sorry to hear that Ruby has passed away. I am sure she will be missed in her community and church. Our condolences to you and your family.

  2. Lynn Farrell

    I didn’t know Ruby very well or for very long but every encounter I had with her was lovely. She was a dignified and gracious person. I will miss seeing her behind the counter at functions at the Beach Meadows Hall. A lovely, lovely woman. Rest In Peace, Ruby.

  3. Shirley and Paul Neals

    Ruby was a Beach Meadows Icon…I am sure she will be missed by everyone in the Meadows!
    RIP Ruby and God bless you Victoria!

  4. Frank and Susan MacKay

    Victoria and Family…….Susan and I were saddened to hear of Ruby passing away. I always enjoyed chatting with her when i would drop in on the girls at the hall. She was a fine lady and will be missed by her community and all who knew her!

  5. Geraldine Stevens Williams

    To Ruby`s Family: My sincere sympathy in the loss of your dear cousin. I got to know Ruby at the Seaside Center quilting group and enjoyed her company very much. She always had a smile and was so pleasant. We all loved her. May God be with you as you mourn her loss. She will be missed.

  6. Beverley & Betty-Jean Colp

    Our deepest sympathy to Victoria and all of Ruby’s family in the loss of Ruby, an icon of Beach Meadows. She will be greatly missed by many. RIP Ruby.

  7. mavis Delorey & Freda Muise

    Aunt Victoria and Family
    So very sorry to hear of Ruby’s passing, she cerently will be missed in the Commumity. She was quite a LADY.

  8. The Rev john r sullivan the former president of the queen council of churches

    we are very sorry hear the passing of ruby
    our love and prayer be with you at this time

  9. Sheree, Aubrey, Amanda & Jacob Chandler

    Dear Victoria and And Family,

    It is with great sadness that we heard of Ruby’s passing. Aubrey remembers her as his Sunday School teacher, as do Amanda and Jacob. This is testimony to her touching the lives of generations in our community. She was a selfless soul who gave tirelessly to her church and community and she will be missed. Our deepest condolences to her family and friends. Rest in Peace, Ruby.

  10. Alethia Keating

    Our family was so saddened by the news of Ruby passing away.She has always been a part of our lives,From Sunday School, to the church, community events of all kinds.She will be greatly missed and remembered by everyone who knew her.Our deepest sympathy to Victoria and family. Alethia,Tony and Tim.

  11. Doris Wentzell

    Was very saddened to hear of Ruby’s passing. She will be missed in many capacities throughout her church and community work. May she be at peace.

  12. Noel & Jean Dexter

    Victoria & family,

    We are sorry to hear of Ruby’s passing. She was a very nice lady and we always enjoyed talking with her.

    Noel & Jean

  13. Kathleen and Ron Webster

    It is with great sadness that Ron and I learned of Ruby’s sudden passing. I personally have so many certificates from Sunday School and Mission Band that were signed by her. She was a constant in the church, a hard worker and a willing volunteer to many groups. Ron will miss her chuckles as he teased her about one thing or another. Our condolences to you, Victoria, and the family on her loss.

  14. Sandy and Barry Cross

    Victoria, so sorry to hear about the passing of Ruby. She will be missed by her church, community, fellow quilters and her friends.
    She was had a smile and good things to talk about, I always enjoyed talking with Ruby. She will be greatly missed. Please accept my condolences as I will not be able to attend the funeral.

  15. sheila ritcey

    Please accept my sincere sympathy to the family of Ruby. I have known Ruby for many years through the UCW South Shore Presbyterial and she and My Mother Joyce Ritcey were friends through UCW also.

  16. Lillian and Borden Colp

    Our Sympathy to all of Ruby’s family and friends. I’m sure most people in our community and surrounding area have had the pleasure of knowing Ruby. She was a second cousin of Borden’s and her Uncle Keith was my Godfather, I always had a special place in my heart for her. I, however am sorry to say it’s been almost a year since my last visit with her….I didn’t take the time something I will always regret.Ruby was a huge part of Beach Meadows and we will miss her very much.

  17. Judith (Zwicker) & Roger Blais

    Our sincere sympathy to Victoria and all of Ruby’s family. The village of Beach Meadows is very saddened by the loss of such a great resident. I remember Ruby and her sister, Gloria from the time I started Sunday School at the Beach Meadows United Church, which was a very long time ago. Ruby was a very special lady. Rest in Peace, Ruby – you will be missed.

  18. Kerry Morash

    Dear Victoria and family,

    She was my first Sunday School teacher and has always been part of my community, she will be missed by many.

  19. RoseMary Decker

    Dear Victoria and family…My deepest sympathy to you on the loss of Ruby. She has touched so many lives through sunday school and the church in Beach Meadows and will be sadly missed .
    I worked with Ruby in The BM Historical Research Society. She knew so much History of Beach Meadows.

    RoseMary Decker

  20. Susan Shealer

    Ruby and I have been friends and pen pals since she and Gloria hosted me for Irish Week in 1999. She was such a lovely and gracious woman. I will miss her chatty letters and phone calls. Rest in peace, sweet Ruby
    Susan Shealer
    Frederick, MD

  21. Linda & Robert Trainor

    Dear Victoria,

    I was saddened to hear of Rudy passing. She alway had a smile of her face, & a kind word to say of others. Rudy was an ICON in Beach Meadows surrounding area & will be sadly miss. She’s now with her sister Gloria. I believe that when we are called home that we will see those who have passed on before us. I am sure that you have fond memories of both Rudy & Gloria. Take care & may God bless you in your time of sorrow.

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