Mrs. Ruth A. Ambrose, 92, of Hometown, formerly of Walnutport, died Tuesday, Oct. 9, in the St. Luke Hospital, Fountain Hill.
- She was the widow of Paul Ambrose Sr., who passed away in 2002.
She was a material handler for the former Gloria Manufacturing, Slatington.Born in Ashfield, she was a daughter of the late Calvin and Lillian (Neff) Eck.
She was a member of Dinkey Memorial Evangelical Lutheran Church, Ashfield.
Surviving are two sons, Paul Jr., and his wife, Cindy, of Palmerton, and Richard, and his wife, Pamela Ann, of Cleveland, Ga.; a daughter-in-law, Mary Eck of Palmerton; four grandchildren, David and Jason Ambrose and Donna and Bobbi-Jo Eck; three stepgrandchildren, Christal, James and William; and a sister, Erma Heckman of Allentown.
She was also predeceased by a son Robert "Butch" Eck, who died last year; two brothers, Robert and William; and a granddaughter Ruthanne. Service:
Funeral service 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, Dinkey Memorial Evangelical Lutheran Church, Ashfield. Call 10-11 a.m. Thursday in the church. Contributions in her name may be made to the memorial fund of the church, 1742 Dinkey Rd., Ashfield, Pa. 18212. Arrangements by T.K. Thomas Funeral Home, 145 Delaware Ave., Palmerton. www.tk-thomas-fh.com