Ruth Peralta

Peralta, Ruth F. of Millbrook, formerly of Beacon, entered into rest Saturday, February 25, 2017 at The Fountains of Millbrook retirement community where she resided for the last 15 years. She was 96.
Born April 20, 1920, in Williston, VT., she was the daughter of the late William H. and Mina Walker Frisbie.
Ruth attended Westport Central Schools and was a graduate of The University of Vermont with a Bachelors Degree in Economics and also received her Masters Degree in Guidance from NYU. She taught secretarial studies and was a High School Guidance Counselor in the Beacon City School District until her retirement in 1985. Ruth was a member of Daughters Of The American Revolution, and a past member of Christ United Methodist Church, Beacon.
Ruth is survived by her sons, George E. Peralta and his wife Gigi of Hillsboro, TX, and Dr. Brian D. Peralta and his wife Kimberly of Beacon, NY; her daugter-in-law, Gerda Peralta of Las Cruces, NM; six grandchildren, Faith Peralta, Seth Peralta and his wife Lynde, Adam Peralta and his wife Kelly, Kyle Peralta, Joel Peralta and Joy Bally and her husband Ben; five great- grandchildren, Isaac, Fynnlea, Charlotte, Mitchell and William, as well as three nieces.
She was predeceased by her son William H. Peralta, her former husband Jose E. Peralta, and a sister, Alna Lee.
Memorial Calling Hours will be held Sunday, March 5, 2017 from 3:00 to 6:00 PM at Libby Funeral Home, Inc. 55 Teller Ave. Beacon, NY, A prayer service will take place at 6:00pm at the conclusion of hours with Pastor George Mangan officiating.
A Memorial Celebration of Life service and inurnment will be held at a later date at the Westport Federated Church, Westport, NY.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Hudson Valley Hospice 374 Violet Ave. Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 or to Christ United Methodist Church 60 Union St. Beacon, NY 12508.
The family wishes to thank the staff and aides at The Inn for their loving care of Ruth in the last 5 years.
Arrangements are under the direction of Libby Funeral Home, Inc. 55 Teller Ave. Beacon, NY 12508 (845) 831-0179
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Date Of Service
Sunday, March 5, 2017 from 3:00 to 6:00 PM

Location Of Service
Libby Funeral Home, Inc. 55 Teller Ave. Beacon, NY

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  1. Denise VanBuren says:

    So deeply sorry to learn of your mother\’s passing. She was a faithful member of the Daughters of the American Revolution, and we treasured her involvement.

    Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers.

  2. Nancy ,Karen and Bernie says:

    Brian, we are so sorry for your loss. Your Mom was a great person.
    Nancy Sandford, Karen & Bernie Samuels

  3. Marty & Shari Hilmar says:

    Brian, Kim and Family – We are truly sorry to hear of your Mom\’s passing. She was a wonderful person. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

  4. Diane and Jim Basso says:

    Sending our sincere condolences to you and your family.
    Kindest regards, Diane and Jim Basso

  5. Diane Marlin Ruocco says:

    Still remember 10th grade Stenography class – Mrs. Peralta was a good teacher and a good person. Condolences to the family.

  6. Walt & Anne Thomas says:

    Brian, Kim & family,

    So sorry to hear of your Mom\’s death. Hopefully your happy memories will sustain you during this sad time.

  7. Susan E. MacDonald, BHS \'76 says:

    Dear Brian, Kim, & Family, So very sorry to read of your Mom\’s loss today ( Tuesday). I remember her well from the good ole\’ days of BHS. She was a lovely person. Again my condolences to you all. Take a small measure of comfort that you were so fortunate to have had her for a time longer than most have these days. Prayers are with you.. .Susan MacDonald

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