Ruth Bernardoni

Ruth Bernardoni, 85, of Exeter passed away Wednesday evening, April 24, 2013, at Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre Hospital, Hospice Community Care Inpatient Unit.

Born in Exeter, she was the daughter of the late John and Anna Michaels Schultz.

Ruth was a member of St. Barbara Parish at St. Anthony of Padua Church, Exeter, and a graduate of Exeter High School.

Prior to her retirement, she had worked as a bookkeeper for Sun Oil Co., the Northeast Philharmonic and at Interstate Products.

Preceding her in death were her sister, Josephine Grudkowski; a sister-in-law, Marion Schultz; and brother-in-law, Alex Grudkowski.

Surviving are her husband, Ermete Bernardoni, Exeter; a brother, John Schultz, West Pittston; nieces, Brenda Schultz, West Pittston; Dolores Knizner, Arizona; and Penny Jurchak, Maryland; a nephew, Robert and his wife, Valerie Schultz, West Pittston; a great-nephew, Evin Schultz, Honesdale; and her dear friend, Dr. Nancy Gilhooley, Laflin.

Funeral services will be held at 8:30 a.m. Monday from Gubbiotti Funeral Home, 1030 Wyoming Ave., Exeter. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 9 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church, St. Barbara Parish, 28 Memorial St., Exeter. Interment will follow in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Carverton. Relatives and friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

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Gubbiotti Funeral Home
1030 Wyoming Ave. Exeter, PA 18643

Published in Citizens' Voice from Apr. 26 to Apr. 27, 2013