Obituary of Richard William Ruth
Richard W. Ruth
Richard W. Ruth, 94, of Falconer passed away Tuesday (October 1, 2019) in his home.
He was born February 5, 1925 in Showers, PA, the son of the late Charles and Margaret Stover Ruth.
He was a US Army veteran of WWII and in earlier years was employed by General Electric and Crescent Tool. Prior to retirement he was employed by Chautauqua Hardware for 45 years.
An avid outdoorsman he enjoyed hunting and fishing, telling stories and family time.
Surviving are five daughters: Margaret Giambelluca of Myrtle Beach, SC, Helen (Dennis) Lee of Jamestown, Rebecca (Tom) Edstrom of Frewsburg; Brenda (Tom) Fitch of Smethport, PA, Shirley (Mike) Anderson of Kennedy; 12 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; 1 great great grandchild; a sister Helen Eddy Blair of AR, also surviving a cousin, which was his hunting and fishing buddy, Jack Saboski, and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife Susie V. Ruth whom he married May 15, 1948, who died in 2017; a daughter Vera Hazenburg; four brothers: Glenn, Charles, Wayne and Henry Ruth.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday in the Falconer Funeral Home. Rev. Robert Reeves will officiate the service. Burial will be in Corydon Riverview Cemetery, Corydon, PA.
The family will receive friends Monday 12 pm to 2 pm in the funeral home.
Memorials to the Disabled American Veterans of Chautauqua County, 3334 Fluvanna Ave., Jamestown, New York 14701.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Richard Ruth, please visit Tribute Store
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