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Ruth Anne Webb Harrison

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Ruth Anne Webb Harrison of Kennett Square Ruth Anne Webb Harrison, 83, who lived previously in Wallingford, and Hockessin, Del., died Monday May 5, 2014 at Kendal at Longwood retirement community. She was the wife of the late Martin Dale Harrison who died in 1998 and with whom she shared 48 years of marriage. Born in West Grove, she was a daughter of the late Edward Addison Webb, VMD and the late Anna Brosius Passmore. Ruthie grew up on the family farm in Avondale. She graduated from the George School in 1948 and the University of Delaware in 1952. She spent many hours volunteering as a Girl Scout Leader and a member of the PTA and enjoyed watching her children's and grandchildren's sporting events. She was on the board of the Kennett Area Senior Center, and was involved on committees at London Grove Monthly Meeting. She enjoyed sewing, knitting and weaving, reading, tennis, horses and loved all animals. She loved traveling, especially to her summer place in Harrisville, New Hampshire called "Dolittle". She was the loving mother to two daughters, Kathe Yerkes and her husband John of Landenberg, and Susan Harrison Podolin and her husband Richard of Annapolis, Md.; sister to one brother, William Webb of Avondale; grandmother to five grandchildren, Rebecca Yerkes, Sarah McCoy (Kevin), John Harley Yerkes (Stephanie), Andrew Podolin, and Emma Podolin (Josh Gould); and two great- granddaughters, Kate McCoy, and Scarlett Gould Podolin. You are invited to Ruthie's Memorial Meeting For Worship, 11 a.m. Saturday, June 14th, at London Grove Friends Meeting, 500 Street Rd., (Newark Rd. and Rt. 926) Kennett Square, PA 19348, followed by a reception in the social room. In lieu of flowers, please donate to Huntington's Disease Society of America, HDSA 505 Eighth Avenue, Suite 902 New York, NY 10018; or at www.hdsa.org. Arrangements are being handled by the Kuzo & Grieco Funeral home Inc. (610-444-4116) of Kennett Square. To share a memory with her family, please visit www.griecocares.com
Published in the Southern Chester County on May 10, 2014
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