Stephens and Bean Funeral Chapel

202 North Teilman, Fresno, CA


Ruth Christy Schiotis

November 2, 1928October 29, 2019

Ruth Christy Schiotis was born November 2, 1928 in Brooklyn New York and passed away at her home in Fresno California on October 29, 2019. She now joins her husband Steve who left this earth in April of 1989.

Ruth and her husband Steve came to Fresno in 1953 with their three children ages 5, 4, and 2. She was a stay at home mom who was active in PTA through her children's Elementary, Jr High and High School years. In 1993 she went to work as a typist, then a bookkeeper for an accounting firm and retired April 30, 2004.

She enjoyed the company and closeness she had with her daughter Maggie. She loved traveling with her daughter to visit family in California as well as vacations to Reno, Las Vegas, New York, Hawaii, and 2 cruises.

She was preceded in death by her mother May Timpano, father Bill Ward, stepfather Al Timpano, brother Bob Timpano and Son Joe Schiotis. She is survived by her daughter Maggie Ratliff, son Bob Schiotis, brother Bill Timpano, 9 grandchildren, and 18 great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be held at Belmont Memorial Park on Friday November 8, 2019 at 2:00 pm.


  • Visitation Friday, November 8, 2019
  • Graveside Service Friday, November 8, 2019


Ruth Christy Schiotis

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