Ruth Richter, 60, of East Broad Street Tamaqua, died Sunday, April 13, 2014, upon arrival at St. Luke's Miners Memorial in Coaldale, PA.
She was the companion of Miss Rita Fritz for 38 years, with whom she resided.
Ruth worked for the former Atlas Powder Company of Reynolds, and was a C.N.A. having worked at the Pottsville Hospital.
Born in Pottsville the daughter of the late, John and Helen (Thomas) Richter.
She is survived by sisters, Mrs. Helen Claibourne, Mrs. Mille Kanter, Miss Judy Richter, Crofton; and brother's, Ronald Richter and Dick Richter. She was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Richter.
Services: Private arrangements are being handled by the E. Franklin Griffiths Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 655 East Broad Street Tamaqua, Pa. Online registry and condolences may be signed at www.griffithsfuneralhomes.com.
Published in Times News on Apr. 14, 2014