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Ruth K. Wersinger

AGE: 86 • Wilmington

Ruth K. Wersinger, 86, of Wilmington, De passed away peacefully on November 12, 2015.

Born in Hazleton, PA she moved to Wilmington, DE in 1952. She worked for the DuPont Co prior to the birth of her children. She loved to cook, entertain friends, play bridge and raise her family. Ruth enjoyed playing flute at many local churches, retirement homes weddings and events with her dear friend, Linnea Raffaele. She adored her 5 grandchildren and enjoyed attending their school and sporting events. Her greatest joy was time spent with her family and friends.

She was a member of Aldersgate Methodist Church and a former member of Mt. Lebanon Methodist Church.

Ruth was predeceased by her best friend and husband of 62 years, James R. Wersinger, parents Frederick and Elizabeth (Reimold) Krapf, and siblings Frederick, William and Betty Krapf. Survivors include her son Jeff and wife Debbie Wersinger, daughter Beth and husband Bill Sullivan with whom she lived this past year, grandchildren Jake and Jordan Wersinger, Billy, Megan and Madison Sullivan. In-laws Jack and Jerry Wersinger, Joan Otterbein and several nieces and nephews.

The family wishes to thank both Heartland and Seasons Hospice for their wonderful care; the staff at Cadia Rehab in Pike Creek and a very special thank you to her caregiver, Carmen.

Services will be held at Aldersgate Methodist Church, 2313 Concord Pike Wilmington, DE on Thursday November 19th, 2015. Friends may visit the family beginning at 10am with memorial service beginning at 11am. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to Seasons Hospice, 220 Continental Dr., Suite 101, Newark, DE 19713 or Heartland Hospice, 256 Chapman Rd., Suite 100, Newark, DE 19720.

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Published in The News Journal from Nov. 16 to Nov. 18, 2015
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