Earl W. Ruster

EARL RUSTER Earl W. Ruster, 82, of Franconia Twp., went home to be with his Lord Thursday, January 31, 2013 in Lehigh Valley Hospital surrounded by his loving children. He was the beloved husband of 58 years to the late Arlene B. (Nyce) Ruster who died in August, 2011. Born, raised and worked on the family farm in Bedminster Twp., he was the son of the late George Foster and Mary (Mader) Ruster. He owned and operated Earl W. Ruster Builder for 23 years. Following his retirement, he continued working part time for Dale E. Ruster Builder. Mr. Ruster was a long-time member of Deep Run West Mennonite Church in Bedminster Twp. He enjoyed spending time at their mountain cabin in Bradford County, but his greatest enjoyment in life was spending time with his children and grandchildren. He is survived by a son, Dale E. Ruster and his wife Janet of Telford, a daughter, Donna J. Freed and her husband Daniel of Souderton and five grandchildren, Renee, Brad, Scott and his wife Jody, Ryan and Krista. Funeral Services will be held Tuesday, February 5 at 11AM in the Deep Run West Mennonite Church, 1008 Deep Run Rd., Perkasie, PA 18944. Interment will follow in the adjoining church cemetery. Family will receive friends Monday evening from 6 to 8PM in the Sadler-Suess Funeral Home, 33 N. Main St., Telford, and again Tuesday morning at the church from 10 to 11AM prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his memory to the Deep Run West Mennonite Church at the above address, notating donations towards the MAMA Project Missions Trip in May. www.sadlersuessfuneralhome.net

Published in The Reporter on Feb. 2, 2013