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Ruth L. Stover

August 26, 1924 ~ March 29, 2020 (age 95)

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Ruth L. Stover, formerly of Millheim, passed from this life on March 29, 2020 at Hearthside Nursing Center in State College.  She was 95.  Born August 26, 1924 in Coburn, Ruth was a daughter of the late Herbert J. and Laura “Kaler” Stover. 

Ruth was a 1942 graduate of East Penn’s Valley High School.  She attended Cosmetology School in Philadelphia.  Upon her return, she opened her own beauty salon and, operated it most of her life.  Ruth was a member of the former St. Luke’s United Methodist Church in Millheim.  She enjoyed gardening, especially raising African violets.  Ruth enjoyed watching western movies on television, her favorite being John Wayne movies.  With Ruth never being married; her life revolved around her family and, especially her nieces and nephews. 

Ruth is survived by one sister, Rita G. Musser of Coburn and, four generations of nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by two sisters, Dorothy Shirk and Mae Shuey and one brother, Ward Stover.

Ruth will be laid to rest in Fairview Cemetery during a graveside service to be held on Thursday, April 2, 2020 at 11:00 am with Rev. Andrew Cooley officiating.  Contribution in memory of Ruth may be given to Penn’s Valley EMS, PO Box 650, Millheim, PA 16854.  

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Graveside Service
April 2, 2020

11:00 AM
Fairview Cemetery
Penns Valley Rd ~ Rte 45
Millheim, PA 16854


Penns Valley EMS
Po Box 650, Millheim PA 16875

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