YANCY RUTH A. (TOOTHMAN)|
On Friday, October 12, 2012, Ruth A. (Toothman) Yancy, 94, of Indiana, PA, formerly of Pitcairn, passed away at the Indiana Regional Medical Center. Born November 6,1917 in Pitcairn, daughter of the late Victor R. and Gladys (White) Toothman. Ruth was a 1935 graduate of Pitcairn High School, a member of Center Avenue United Methodist Church and joined Grace United Methodist Church in Indiana in 2006, also a member of Eastern Star. Ruth loved to sew and was an avid reader, she also enjoyed solving crossword puzzles. She loved her church and family. Ruth is survived by her daughter, Sandra A. (Earl) Spangler of Indiana; brothers, Paul Toothman of Ft. Meyers, FL and Ken Toothman of Harrison City; nieces, Vicki Roth, Amy Sue Toothman, Vicki Steffan; and nephews, Russell Porter, Kenny Toothman and David Toothman; sister of the late Mary E. Porter, Audrey Toothman and Jack Toothman. Friends received Wednesday from 2-6 p.m. at the WM. O. PEARCE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 318 Wall Avenue, Pitcairn. Funeral Service at the Center Avenue United Methodist Church, Pitcairn, on Thursday at 11 a.m. with Rev. Dr. Cyndi Bloise officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the VNA Family Hospice, 850 Hospital Road, Suite 3000, Indiana, PA 15701.
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Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Oct. 15, 2012