Ruth Pia Moling, of Orleans, passed away peacefully on September 4, 2013. She was born September 30, 1924 in New York City. At the age of 3 Ruth was sent to Hamburg, Germany to be raised by her mothers sister and her husband. In 1949 she returned to the U.S. where she became a dental technician. In the 1950s she opened a dog grooming business in Bronxville, NY which specialized in poodles. Ruth met her husband Charles Bertrand Moling while grooming his show dogs. Ruth moved to Cape Cod in 1974 and has lived on the Cape since. Walks on Nauset Beach, flowers, nature, and her poodles were her passions. Ruth was also extremely proud of her more than 30 years of sobriety. A memorial visitation will be from 2p-4p at Nickerson Funeral Home, 77 Eldredge Park Way, Orleans on Saturday, September 28. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Animal Rescue League.