unknown - October 8, 2013
Maryruth Defendorf Adams, 92, of Skaneateles, died Tuesday Oct. 8, 2013. Born in Mandana, she was a hairstylist, teacher and director at the Syracuse Beauty School and later at Cayuga BOCES. She was a graduate of Skaneateles High School and Oswego State College.
She was predeceased by siblings, Willard Defendorf, CH Defendorf, Harold (Duffy) Defendorf, Carlene Lockwood and Homer Defendorf and several Defendorf and Adams nieces, nephews and cousins.
Surviving are her three children Andrea Honness, Randolph Adams and Brenda Adams Benson (John), five grandchildren, Tiffany Maryruth Timofejew (Mike), Brandy Hatfield (Nathan), Marleah Louise Benson Lucas (Jeff), Chelsea Claire Benson and Dana Adams, four great-grandchildren Hunter and Brook Lyn Purdy, Amedie Arthur Adams II and Macie Charlotte Lucas and several nieces and nephews.
Calling hours and services: Oct. 11 at the Robert D. Gray Funeral Home 49 Jordan St. Skaneateles. Burial was in Owasco Rural Cemetery. Contributions may be made to SAVES or the SPCA. To send condolences visit: robertdgrayfuneralhome.com.