Knox- Ruth M. Lorette, 85, died on Friday, September 3, 2010 at Guilderland Center Nursing Home. Born on March 23, 1925 in Sangate, VT, she was the daughter of the late Harvey and Margaret Wheeler. She was a member of Ladies Auxiliary of the Altamont VFW and the American Legion. Ruth is survived by her five children, Carolyn (Eugene Sr.) Stone, James G. (Barbara) Lorette, Donna M. Lorette, Cheryl R. Daguillo and Karen A. (Kevin Sr.) Germain as well as many loving grandchildren and great grandchildren. She is pre deseased by her husband James G. Lorette, Sr. and her son-in-law Jerry Daguillo Sr. A Graveside service will be held at 11 AM on Monday, September 6, 2010 in Knox Cemetery. Friends may call on Sunday from 3 PM and 6 PM at the Fredendall Funeral Home, Altamont.