Ruth Quintero

Ruth Quintero (nee Kiefer), 93, of Coconut Creek, Florida, passed away peacefully in her daughter’s home in Arkville on Friday, Sept. 18, 2009. She was the loving wife of the late Gerard Quintero Jr.; cherished mother of Elyse (Gary) Leven and Barbara (Albert) Verdesca. She was the beloved grandmother of Victoria (Steven) Berr, Jason (Lyndsay) Cooney, Damon Orlando, Todd (Lisa) Orlando and Christina Verdesca; great-grandmother to Rachel, Jonathan, Harrison, Ryan, Riley and Fiona.
She will be remembered for her remarkable strength, elegance, wit and wisdom and will be forever missed by her loving family and friends.
The family would like to thank the Catskill Area Hospice for their diligent care.
Donations in her name may be made to The Smile Train Foundation at