Saturday, October 29, 2022, 9:45-10:45am
Anderson Lounge at Zion's Reformed UCC
260 Main St., Greenville, PA
Saturday, October 29, 2022, 11:00am
Chapel of Zion's Reformed United Church of Christ
Rev. Glenn Sadler, officiating
Burial will be in Park Lawn Cemetery, Jamestown.
Ruth Louise Woodworth, age 90, of Greenville., passed away Tuesday morning, October 25, 2022 in St. Paul’s Senior Living Community.
She was born in Leetsdale, PA on April 28, 1932 to Charles Parker Glover and Dorothy Elizabeth (Garvin) Glover. On May 19, 1956 she married Ralph Woodworth, Jr., he passed away on December 6, 2002. Ruth was a 1950 graduate of Mars High School and received her certification as an X-Ray Technician from the University of Pennsylvania. She began her career at the former Greenville Hospital until her children were born.
After her children began school, she worked in the cafeteria of the Greenville Area Schools until her retirement. In addition, she and her late husband were the owner/operators of Hempfield Ice Skating Club. Ruth was a member of Zion’s Reformed United Church of Christ, Greenville, where she served as a Sunday School Teacher and was Past President and Treasurer of the Women’s Guild. She was an avid card player, participating in several area card groups. Ruth also enjoyed sewing, knitting, crocheting, gardening and square dancing with her husband throughout Western PA.
She is survived by her two daughters, Deborah L. Woodworth of Greenville and Dorothy M. Woodworth of Natural Bridge, NY. She was preceded in death by her parents and husband.
Memorial contributions may be made to Kindred Hospice, 1119 Park Ave. #7, Meadville, PA 16335 or to Strayhaven Animal Shelter, 94 Donation Rd., Greenville, PA 16125. Arrangements have been entrusted to Loutzenhiser-Jordan Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 366-368 S. Main St., Greenville.
My condolences to Ruth’s family. Many years ago she was a friend of my mother, Natalie.