Ruth A. Pearce (1942 - 2016)

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Ruth A. Pearce, age 73, Luthersburg Rockton Road, Luthersburg, Pa., died Monday, Jan. 18, 2016, at her home.
Born Sept. 13, 1942, in Punxsutawney, Pa., she was the daughter of the Herbert and Kathleen (Bennett) Haag.
On Jan. 26, 1963, she married Norman R. Pearce. He preceded her in death on Nov. 19, 2011.
She, along with her husband, operated the Curwensville Tastee Freez for many years.
She was a member of St. Luke's United Church of Christ, and a volunteer for the American Red Cross and the DuBois Area Historical Society. She loved to travel, go camping and enjoyed fishing. Most of all, she loved being with her family.
Ruth is survived by two children, Ralph E. Pearce of San Diego, Calif. and Marsha J. DePello of Luthersburg, Pa.; three brothers, Larry Haag and his wife, Jan of Punxsutawney, Pa., Thomas Haag of Reynoldsville, Pa. and Darrell Haag and his wife, Marilyn of DuBois, Pa.; two stepsisters, Elaine Vickland and Joanne Weaver; two grandchildren, Rebecca Weber and Jessica Rockwell and five great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her sister, Peggy Schaffer; a stepbrother, William Weaver; and a stepmother, Lorraine Weaver.
Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016, at the Goble-Baronick Funeral Home, DuBois. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 22, 2016, from the funeral home with Pastor Robert Newell officiating. Burial will be in Troutville Trinity United Church of Christ Cemetery.
Memorials may be sent to the American Red Cross, DuBois Chapter, 109 North Brady Street, Ste. 2, DuBois, PA 15801; and/or St. Luke's United Church of Christ, 4229 Golden Yoke Road, Luthersburg, PA 15848; and/or the Brady Township Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 157, Luthersburg, PA 15848.
Online condolences may be sent to www.gbfuneralhome.com.
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Published in The Courier Express on Jan. 19, 2016