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Friday, April 24, 2015

Ruth F. Derrick, 92, Russell, PA

Ruth F. Derrick,
Ruth F. Derrick

Ruth F. Derrick, 92, Russell, PA, died Friday, April 24, 2015 at Warren Manor Nursing Home. 

She was born in Ulysses, PA on October 5, 1922 to the late Leon and Ellen Greene Spencer.

Ruth has resided in Russell, PA since 1993 moving there from Warren, PA and was a former resident of Bradford, PA, Mayville, NY, and Carrabelle, FL. She was employed with the former Speer Resistor located in Bradford, PA working in the Quality Control Department. Ruth was a member of the East End Presbyterian Church of Bradford, PA. Ruth enjoyed crocheting and reading.

She is survived by her daughter - Dawn Higgins-Ford, and her husband, Gary A., of Bear Lake, PA, 1 Granddaughter - Michelle Lynn Smith and her husband, Ivan of Russell, Pa.
1 Great Granddaughter - Tequila Corbley of Falconer, N.Y., 1 Great Grandson - Ivan Smith, III of Russell, Pa., 1 Great Great Granddaughter - Angela Harding and 1 Great Great Grandson – Ryan Harding both of Falconer, N.Y.

 In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Francis M. "Fran" Derrick whom she married July 25, 1941 in Ulysses, PA, who died August 28, 1998, 1 Grandson - Martin Higgins, 1 Son -in-law, Kenneth Higgins, 2 Sisters - Agnes Brown, Esther Oridway, 3 Brothers - Alfred, Charles and Walter Spencer.

Friends will be received at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, PA. on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 from 10:00 A.M. until 11:00 A.M. when a funeral and committal service will be conducted by Rev. Kenneth Morris, Pastor of Wrightsville Community Church.
Interment will be in McKean Memorial Park, Mt. Alton, Pa.

Those wishing to place memorials may do so through the Wrightsville Community Church, P.O. Box 105, Pittsfield, PA. 16340. 

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