Ruth E. Morgan, 96, of New Oxford, formerly of Binghamton, N.Y., and Scranton, died Tuesday at Cross Keys Village, New Oxford. She was the widow of Roland E. Morgan, who died July 13, 2007.
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Born in Philadelphia, daughter of the late Edward J. and Ethel Mae French Mellon, she graduated from Central High School and devoted her life to raising her family. Ruth was an active participant in Child Evangelism Fellowship and an ardent supporter of church missions. As a member of Calvary Bible Church in Hanover, she participated in the widow's Bible study and was active at Cross Key Village's Jolly Crafters.
Surviving are her daughter, Judith Ellen Morgan, Exton; sons, Ronald Earl Morgan and wife, Betsy, Ardmore; and Paul Charles Morgan and wife, Cathy, Dillsburg; grandchildren, Peter, Kara and Kyle Morgan; Tim Morgan and wife, Deb; and Kelle Alonso and husband, Dan; great-grandchildren, Lucy, Lily and Maddie Alonso, and Drew and Ben Morgan; sisters-in-law, Betty Cogliser, Lubbock, Texas; and Joan Thorpe, Clarks Summit; brother-in-law, Sanford Robbins, Fountain Valley, Calif.; cousin, Harriett Swartz, Oswego, N.Y.; many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Interment will be private in Washburn Street Cemetery, Scranton. A memorial service will be held Oct. 15 at 11 a.m. in Calvary Bible Church, Hanover.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Calvary Bible Church, 603 Wilson Ave., Hanover, PA 17331; or Cross Keys Village Good Samaritan Fund, 2990 Carlisle Pike, New Oxford, PA 17350.
Arrangements are entrusted to Brian Arthur Strauch Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, 602 Birch St., Scranton. To leave an online condolence, visit www.strauchfu neralhomes.com.
Published in Scranton Times on Oct. 4, 2013