Ruth E. Rowland, 96, formerly of Manhattan Street, Ashley, passed away Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at Smith Health Care, Mountain Top.
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She was born in Ashley on Oct. 23, 1917, the daughter of the late William H. and Letha Smith Rowland.
She was employed by the former Penn Drug Co., Wilkes-Barre, until her retirement.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Almeda Van Benschoten, and a brother, Merwyn Rowland.
Surviving are several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
A committal service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday in the chapel of Maple Hill Cemetery, Hanover Township, with the Rev. Rebecca Tanner officiating. Interment will follow. Family and friends may call at the chapel from 10:30 to 11 a.m.
Funeral arrangements are by George A. Strish Inc. Funeral Home, Ashley.
George A Strish Inc Funeral Home
105 N Main St Ashley, PA 18706
Published in Citizens' Voice from Apr. 19 to Apr. 24, 2014