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Ann Ruth

July 25, 1931 ~ March 9, 2020 (age 88)

Obituary

On Monday, March 9, 2020, age 88, of Churchill. Loving mother of Robert E. (Wendy), Steven C. (Marjie), the late Kelly, Andree A., and Bradford L. (Karen) Ruth. Also survived by 8 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by her sisters, Elsie Lou and Jesse Marie. Ann was born in Clarksburg, WV, and raised in Athens, OH and moved to Pittsburgh in 1963. She spent the early years of her married life raising her children and then worked as an administrative assistant and medical secretary. She was an avid runner and completed over 26 marathons in her running career. She ran with South Park Runners and other recreational running clubs. She enjoyed travel in her later years and played the piano. Friends received at Wolfe Memorial, LLC, 3604 Greensburg Pike, Pittsburgh PA 15221, on Thursday 6-8pm. Ann's family suggests memorial gifts in her memory to either “Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center”, University of Pittsburgh, UPMC Montefiore Four West, 200 Lothrop Street, Pittsburgh PA 15213-2582, ATTN: Leslie Dunn, MPH, ADRC Administrator; or “CLASS” - Community Living And Support Services, 1400 South Braddock Avenue, Pittsburgh PA15218.

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Services

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March 12, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Donations

CLASS - Community Living And Support Services
1400 S. Braddock Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15218
Tel: 1-412-683-7100
Web: https://www.ucppittsburgh.org

Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, University of Pittsburgh
UPMC Montefiore Four West, 200 Lothrop Street, Pittsburgh PA 15213-2582
Web: https://www.adrc.pitt.edu/

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