Ruth H. Levengood, 85, loving wife, mother and grandmother, went home to be with her Lord Feb. 11, 2013. She was the wife of the late Kenneth L. Levengood. |
Born in Pottstown, she was the daughter of the late Tilghman E. and Fannie (Kulp) Hauseman. Ruth was a graduate of North Coventry High School.
Ruth and Ken were lifelong residents of Stowe until relocating to Walnut Woods, Boyertown in 2008. At Walnut Woods, Ruth was active in the Bell Choir and arranging sing-alongs.
Ruth loved spending time with her family, ceramics, embroidery, reading and music. She taught piano and organ for many years and served as a church organist and choir director at several area churches. In addition, Ruth was an accompanist for the 'Nifty Fifty Upbeats' and a member of the Ches-Mont Music Teachers Association.
Ruth was a lifetime member of the First Church of the Brethren, Pottstown, where she served as a Sunday school and Vacation Bible School teacher, Youth Leader, Music Director and Deacon.
Ruth was predeceased by her husband and parents, brothers Tilghman, Irvin, Frances, Leon and Newton Hauseman, son Larry K. Levengood, grandson, Steven K. Holloway, and brother-in-law, Melvin R. Levengood.
Ruth is survived by daughters Sharon R. Holloway, wife of Kurt, and Peggy Moser, and son, David R. Levengood, husband of Cindi. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Mark P. Holloway (Katherine), Jaclyn M Stanfield (Joe), Megan J. Levengood and her cherished great-granddaughter, Coralyn Ruth. She is also survived by 12 nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend funeral services Saturday, Feb. 16 at 10:30 a.m. at First Church of the Brethren, 371 N. York St., Pottstown Pa. A viewing will be held from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at the church. Interment will be at Forrest Hills Cemetery, Reifton, Pa.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the First Church of the Brethren Memorial Fund. Arrangements are by Catagnus Funeral Home, 711 Franklin St., Pottstown, Pa.
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Published in The Mercury on Feb. 13, 2013