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Ruth Gold West

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Ruth Gold West Obituary
Ruth Gold West of Paoli, Pa. Ruth Gold West of Paoli, Pa. died on Monday, October 12, 2015 at her home. She was the wife of the late Francis K. West. She was born in Pottstown, Pa. to the late George B. Gold and Louise Tschudin Gold. Ruth graduated from Skidmore College and then received her Master’s Degree in education from Temple University. She later attended Lancaster Theological Seminary where she received her degree in Master of Divinity. She was a biology teacher at the General Wayne Jr. High School, Great Valley Sr. High School, and Malvern Preparatory School. Ruth was very proud to be a member of the Civil Air Patrol where she was a Director of Aerospace Education with the rank of Lt. Colonel. She had written several articles and books and has received many awards. She was a member of the Paoli Presbyterian Church and served as a visiting Chaplain. Ruth is survived by her nephews George Trapp and David Trapp and her cousin Patricia Tschudin of N.J., along with many friends. A Memorial Service will be held on Sat. Oct. 17, at 11 a.m. in the Chapel of Paoli Presbyterian Church, 225 S. Valley Rd., Paoli, PA 19301. Inurnment will be at the Church Memorial Garden. Contributions can be made in Ruth’s honor to or to the Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission, P.O. Box 297, Phila., PA 19105-0297 www.maugergivnish.com
Published in The Daily Local on Oct. 14, 2015
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