Ruth Virginia (Vroom) Harkins, age 87, of Texas, passed away Tuesday, June 17, 2014. She was the wife of the late George Arthur Harkins. She was a long-time resident of Abington, until retiring to Largo, FL, then moved to Texas. She was the daughter of late Ida Nelson. Ruth loved to play bingo and slots. She is survived by her children John and his wife Deborah of Shreveport, LA, Rea and his wife Dotty of Franklinton, NC, Edward of NH, Roy of Carver, Ruth-Ann Garcia and her husband Santos of Burleson, TX , Arthur and his wife Kelly of Tiverton, RI; her step-children George and his wife Cathy of Abington, Paul and his wife Angela of Coatesville, PA, Peggy Mosher and her husband Cedric of Pembroke, Janice Flynn and her husband Frank of Green Harbor; she is also survived by 37 grandchildren and lots of great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by her son Kevin and daughter Deborah. A memorial service will be held July 20 at 1 p.m. at the Trinity Episcopal Church in Rockland. A celebration of life will follow at the VFW, 95 Essex St., Whitman at 2 p.m.
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Published in The Enterprise on July 13, 2014