Ruth G. Stinson, 80 of Rochester, formerly of Batavia, went home to be with her Lord on Wednesday, January 19, 2022. She was born April 6, 1941 in Okahumpka, FL to the late Henry and Hattie Mae (Thompson) Hatcher. She is preceded in death by her husband Harry Stinson, sons, Otis L. Thomas Jr. and Titus Stinson; brothers, Bernard, Othella and Tommy Hatcher; sisters, Hazel McKinny, Annie Johnson, Lilly Mae Littles, Dorothy Rolle and Rosa Williams.
Mrs. Stinson, retired from Genesee County DSS as a Social Worker. She loved the Lord, her family and was a woman of great faith. Ruth was a Pastor that touched many lives as a counselor, community leader, foster mother and a stronghold for those in need. Mrs. Stinson, deservingly won Fabulous Woman of Genesee County. She will be missed by many and remembered for the tireless help she offered to all.
She is survived by her beloved children, Ocie (Al) Swilley of FL., Tyrone (Mary) Stinson of Buffalo, Kevin Thomas of Rochester, Charlotte Thomas of Gates, Tamar Stinson of Buffalo, Onita Thomas of Gates-Chili, Dexter Stinson of Rochester, Rosa (Abrham) Cotton of Rochester, Regina Stinson of Rochester and Michael Stinson of Rochester, sister, Minnie Lee Rolle of Ft. Pierce, FL; cousins, Claude Brockington, Henrietta Tyndell, along with a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Friends are invited to call on Thursday, January 27, 2022 from 6 to 8pm at Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street, Batavia, New York 14020. An 11:00am Celebration of her Life will be held on Friday, January 28, 2022 at the Cornerstone Church, 8020 Bank St. Rd. Batavia, NY 14020.
**Masks will be required at all services**
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family. To leave thoughts or condolences please visit www.gilmartinfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, NY 14020.