ZIESIG-Ruth Emily (Gerber) 96 of Orlando, Florida, (formerly of East Rockaway and Levittown NY), died peacefully on March 9, 2018. She was born in Ozone Park, NY on November 18, 1921 to Charles and Anna (Mars) Gerber. She was devoted to her children and grandchildren and helped care for them where they lived on Long Island and other locations throughout the country. She worked for years as a polling monitor for the town of East Rockaway. She was a devout Catholic Church Member. A member of Catholic Daughters of the Americas Court St.
Pius X 1690 of Levittown. She is survived by three of her four children: Donald and his wife Carol, Lynn, and Lea Ann and her husband Paul Tung; her daughter-in-law, Mary; ten beloved grandchildren whom she adored : James and his wife Jennifer, David and his wife Melissa, Janice, Christopher, Brian and his wife Christine, Stephen and his wife Kelly, Douglas, Stacy, Bethany and her husband Jamie and Andrew; and ten great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband Donald Ziesig in 1971, her sister Marguerite in 2004, and by her son Robert in 2008. Friends may call Sunday 2-5 and 7-9 PM at The Thomas F. Dalton Funeral Home, 2786 Hempstead Tpke (2 blks east of Wantagh Pkwy.) Mass Monday 10:00 AM at St. Bernard R.C. Church. Interment Long Island National Cemetery.