Ruth Kicak, 94, of Syracuse, passed away peacefully on December 5, 2021 at Loretto. She was born in Germany and has lived in Syracuse for most of her life. She retired from the Onondaga County Medical Examiners Office in 1989 where she worked in the Laboratory. She was predeceased by her first husband John Kicak in 1987, second husband Edwin Pitts in 2006, and her son Stephen Kicak in 2007. Surviving to cherish her memory are her son Walter (Ann) Kicak and her daughter Christine Root, five grandchildren, Michael Kicak, Julie (Brian) Owens, Andrea Root, Jessica Root, and Gary John Root, three great-grandchildren, Thomas & Emily Vatter, and Elyssa Kicak. She is also survived by her sister in law Anna Pardess and several nieces & nephews ?in Germany. A calling hour will be Thursday December 9th from 10:00 to 11:00 AM with a funeral service to immediately follow at the Macko-Vassallo Funeral Home, 1609 W. Genesee Street, Syracuse. Burial will be in the St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery. The family would like to express a special thanks to the Staff at Buckley Landing for all the care that she received there. Please sign the funeral home on-line guest book for Ruth to express your condolences to her family.