Ruth Anderson(1923 - 2013)

Ruth G. Anderson

October 18, 2013

Ruth Guenthner Anderson passed away on October 18 in Fort Myers, FL at age 90. She was born in St. Petersburg and was a 1941 graduate of St. Petersburg High School and a 1944 graduate of the Mound Park Hospital School of Nursing. Following World War II Ruth served as a nurse for the Veterans Administration at Bay Pines then pursued a degree in Nursing Education from Duke University. Ruth worked in St. Petersburg for many years as a Registered Nurse before joining the Pinellas County Health Department. She retired in 1983 and moved to Citrus County, Florida where she remained active as a volunteer at Citrus Memorial Hospital. Since 2009 Ruth had been living at Calusa Harbour Assisted Living in Fort Myers, FL. Ruth was preceded in death by her loving husband Donald "Andy" Anderson. She is survived by her daughter Penny Romutis of St. Petersburg, FL, son Larry Anderson of Fort Myers, FL. Interment will be at Florida National Cemetery at Bushnell at a later date.

Funeral Home

Hodges-Kiser Funeral Home
9231 Cypress Lake Drive Fort Myers, FL 33919
(239) 481-4341

Published in The News-Press on Oct. 20, 2013