Ruth Bernardoni, 85, of Exeter, passed away on Wednesday evening, April 24, 2013, at the Hospice Community Care Inpatient Unit, Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre.
Born in Exeter, she was a daughter of the late John and Anna Michaels Schultz. Ruth was a member of St. Barbara Parish at St. Anthony of Padua Church, Exeter, and a graduate of Exeter High School.
Prior to her retirement, she had worked as a bookkeeper for Sun Oil Co., the Northeast Philharmonic and at Interstate Products.
Preceding her in death were her sister, Josephine Grudkowski; a sister-in-law, Marion Schultz; and brother-in-law, Alex Grudkowski.
Surviving are her husband, Ermete Bernardoni, Exeter; brother, John Schultz, West Pittston; nieces, Brenda Schultz, West Pittston, Dolores Knizner, Arizona, and Penny Jurchak, Maryland; nephew, Robert and his wife, Valerie Schultz, West Pittston; great-nephew, Evin Schultz, Honesdale; and her dear friend, Dr. Nancy Gilhooley, Laflin.
Funeral services will be held at 8:30 a.m. Monday from the Gubbiotti Funeral Home, 1030 Wyoming Ave., Exeter. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 9 a.m. at St. Anthony of Padua Church, St. Barbara Parish, 28 Memorial St., Exeter. Interment will follow in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Carverton. Relatives and friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
To send the family an expression of sympathy or an online condolence, please visit www.gubbiottifh.com.