GATTER RUTH MERCEDES (BURFORD) JONES|
Age 92, in Duluth, GA, formerly of Pittsburgh, on Sunday, May 20, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Carl W. Gatter and David Paul Jones; devoted mother of Arlene Sumner of Duluth, GA, David Jones of Loveland, OH and the late George Jones; also survived by five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Ruth graduated top of her class from Grace Martin School of Business and continued her education at the University of Tampa. She was a member of the Red Cross Nurse's Aides during WWII and served under the State Council of Civil Defense in Allegheny County during the 50s and 60s. In addition, Ruth was a nurse's aide at Allegheny General Hospital. For years she was the secretary and treasurer of David P. Jones Insurance Company of Pittsburgh, a piano teacher in Mt. Lebanon, and a member of Southminster Presbyterian Church. Services and interment in Mount Lebanon Cemetery will be private at a later date. LAUGHLIN MEMORIAL CHAPEL.
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Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on June 3, 2012