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Ruth Chester

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Ruth Chester Obituary
Ruth Chester, 93, of Roscoe, Pa., died Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, at Hillcrest Hospital.
Born May 29, 1920, the daughter of Julius and Bertha Geiser Burry, Mrs. Geiser was a member and elder of Roscoe Presbyterian Church.
A 1938 graduate of Charleroi High School and a graduate of California Teachers College, Mrs. Chester taught for 21 1/2 years at Allenport Elementary School and served as secretary-treasurer for Roscoe Borough for 19 years.
On Oct. 1, 1947, she married Gibson "Gib" Latta Chester, who preceded her in death.
Surviving are her daughter and son-in-law, Jane Ann and Frank Lyon of Kirtland; three grandsons, Justin, Ethan and Jared Lyon; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husband, Ruth was preceded in death by her brother, Edgar Burry; and three sisters, Minetta Farquhar, Marie Regula and LaVerne McCrory.
Visitation will be from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, March 3, 2014, in the Melenyzer-DuBarr Funeral Homes and Cremation Services Inc., 1008 Furlong Ave., Roscoe, Pa.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 4, 2014, at Roscoe Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Candace Cook presiding. Interment will follow in Howe Cemetery.
Online condolences at www.melenyzer-dubarr.com.
Published in www.News-Herald.com on Mar. 2, 2014
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