Ruth M. Miller Palmer

Ruth M. Miller Palmer, age 95, of Erie, passed away on Monday, March 31, 2014, at Manchester Commons Nursing Home.

She was born in St. Mary's, Pa., on April 29, 1918, a daughter of the late Vincent and Mae Hanes Miller.

Ruth graduated from Villa Maria High School in Villa Maria, Pa. She retired as the Secretary of Holy Rosary Church, at the age of 81, after 45 years. She was a member of their Altar Rosary Society, a former Girl Scout Leader and an avid pianist. She enjoyed reading and praying the Rosary.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Wesley Miller.

She is survived by a daughter, Marlene Rupp of Erie, two sons, Greg Palmer (Kim) and Mark Palmer, both of Erie, ten grandchildren, Sarah and Alyssa Palmer, Ed Rupp (Tina), Steve Rupp (Coleen), Tom Rupp, Allison Rupp, May Ann Rohan (Adam), Dan Rupp (Amy), Greg Braine (Lisa) and Stacy Lundell (Friede), seventeen great-grandchildren and three nieces, Diane Faytek, Debi Robson and Denise Brooks.

Friends may call on Thursday at the Francis V. Kloecker Funeral Home, Inc., 2502 Sassafras St., Erie, PA 16502 from 2-5 and 7-9, and are invited to a service there on Friday at 9:15 a.m., followed by the Funeral Mass at Holy Rosary Church at 10 a.m. Send condolences to

Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.

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Francis V. Kloecker Funeral Home, Inc. - Erie
2502 Sassafras St. Erie, PA 16502
814 454 0156

Published in the Erie Times-News from Apr. 2 to Apr. 3, 2014