Ocala - Ruth Anna Eldredge (Pierce) passed away on October, 14, 2013. She was born April 7, 1932 in Endicott, NY.
She is survived by her husband, William Eldredge; daughter, Caren Risley of Ocala; son-in-law Jimmy Risley; sister Mildred Pierce of Endicott, NY; grandchildren, Mark Risley, W. Paul Risley, Jessica Risley; and great grandson Jeremiah Risley.
Ruth graduated from Union Endicott H.S. in 1949 and Practical Bible Training School, with honors, in 1951. Ruth and Bill were happily married for 61 years and traveled and lived in Endicott NY, Stockholm, Sweden, Boblingen, Germany, and Charlotte, NC before settling in Ocala, FL 22 years ago. Ruth was a homemaker and also volunteered over the years with numerous organizations. Donations can me made to Hospice of Marion County. P.O. Box 4860, Ocala, FL 34487.

Published in Ocala Star-Banner from Oct. 17 to Oct. 18, 2013