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RUTH ANN ENGLE, 68, FORMERLY OF POTTSTOWN Ruth Ann (Streett) Engle, 68, of Philadelphia, formerly of Pottstown, passed away on Monday, February 20, 2012 at the Hahnemann University Hospital, Philadelphia, following her courageous battle with M.S. and breast cancer. She was the wife of Alan F. Engle, with whom she shared 39 years of marriage. Born in Hopewell, Chester County, she was a daughter of the late James and Adelaide (Sellers) Streett. Ruth was a 1961 graduate of Owen J. Roberts High School. In earlier years, she worked as a long distance telephone operator for Bell Telephone Co. and in the print shop of the former Penn Hurst State Hospital. She enjoyed shopping and watching TV. Surviving in addition to her husband are two daughters, Chris T., wife of Jimmy Joe Natoli of Austin, TX, and Michelle A. Engle, fianc of Dustin Keck of Maryville, TN; one brother, James Streett and his wife, Barbara of Georgetown, DE; two sisters, Lois E. Streett of Pottstown and Marie Amole of Hopewell, and three grandchildren, Michael and Jason Pawlicki and Kieran Dunn. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her funeral service 11:30 a.m. on Monday, February 27, 2012 at the Houck & Gofus Funeral Home, Inc., 955 N. Charlotte St., Pottstown. Interment will be in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Chester County. A Viewing will be held from 10:30-11:30 a.m. on Monday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: Susan G. Koman for the Cure, Attn: Donor Services, P.O. Box 650309, Dallas, TX 75265-0309. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.houckgofusfuneralhome.com

Published in The Mercury on Feb. 23, 2012
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