Ruth Williams Wallace, 89, of Butler passed away peacefully Tuesday at her home.
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She was born on Aug. 1, 1924, in Butler, a daughter of the late Henry T. and Mary Weiland Williams.
She retired in 1988 as a bookkeeper for O'Hara Township following 24 years of service.
She was a member of the St. Wendelin Roman Catholic Church. She was also a member of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas and Court Butler 443 for at least 15 years. She was a participant in the Butler Life Program.
She enjoyed crocheting, quilting, playing solitaire, and making candy.
Surviving are her daughters, Mary (Dennis) Vanderschaegen of Minnesota, Bridget Wallace of Butler; her five grandchildren; her 13 great-grandchildren; her great-great-grandson, and her numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, William C. Wallace, who she married on Feb. 11, 1946, and who passed away on Jan. 8, 1995; her daughter, Elaine Richards; her four brothers, Richard Williams, Paul Williams, Henry Williams Jr., and Knute Williams, and her four sisters, Dorothy Daubenspeck, Bessie Newell, Marian Kepple, and Margaret Deal.
A special thank you goes to the Certified Nurses Aides at Butler Life for their love and special care.
Wallace- The family and friends of Ruth Williams Wallace, who passed away Tuesday, June 24, 2014, will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the Geibel Funeral Home, 201 E. Cunningham St., Butler.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday at the St. Wendelin Roman Catholic Church, 210 St. Wendelin Road, Butler, with the Rev. Matthew McClain, pastor, officiating. Interment will follow at St. Wendelin Cemetery.
Charity donations can be made to the Catholic Daughters of the Americas, c/o Bridget Wallace, 544 Chicora Road, Butler, PA 16001, or to the St. Wendelin Roman Catholic Church, Butler.
For more information or to leave an online condolence, please visit www.geibelfuneralhome.com.
Geibel Funeral Home
201 E Cunningham St Butler, PA 16001
Published in Butler Eagle on June 26, 2014