Ruth Elizabeth Warrell Roskoz, 73, died on Monday, July 30, 2012. Ruth was born in
Brooklyn, NY to William Albert and Belva Jaeger Warrell on November 24, 1938.
Ruth is survived by her husband Jack Roskoz of Chapel Hill, NC; daughter Jennifer
Roskoz of Boston, MA; brother in law Dr. John B. Kuhn and wife Mary Roskoz of
Smith Mountain Lake, VA. Ruth is also survived by many nieces and nephews. She was
preceded in death by her sister Belva Fields.
Ruth graduated from the State University of New York at Geneseo in 1960 with a
Bachelor of Science in Library and Elementary Education.
She had many interests. Ruth loved being an elementary school librarian and business
woman. She was a American Contract Bridge League Life Master, active volunteer, 9-
hole golfer, world traveller, voracious reader and a loving wife and mother.
A memorial service will be offered Friday, August 10, 2012 at 11 AM from University
Presbyterian Church, 209 E. Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27514. A reception at
Governors Club, 11000 Governors Drive, Chapel Hill will immediately follow the
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions in Ruth’s name may be made to the UNC
Hospice at P.O. Box 1077, Pittsboro, NC 27312, Duke Hospice at 4321 Medical Park
Drive, Suite 101 Durham, NC 27704 or University Presbyterian Church at 209 E.
Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27514.
The Roskoz family is under the care of Hall-Wynne Funeral Service, Durham. Online
memorials: www.hallwynne.com select obituaries.