Ruth M. Lewis, formerly of 13300 Flat Road, Waterford joined her husband Hobart in heaven on Saturday, April 25, 2009 at the age of 75. For the past four years she resided with her daughter at 528 Crotty Drive Extension, Erie.
Lewis, Ruth M.Ruth will be sadly missed by her family– son Dale Waha and his wife Linda of Pittsburgh, daughter Debby Proctor and her companion Danny O’Brien of Erie, son Gary Lewis of Waterford, son Gerry Lewis and his wife Diane of Waterford, and daughter-in-law Stacey Lewis of Waterford and son-in-law Jeff Proctor of Corry.
She will be further missed by her grandchildren– Kristina Waha, Casey Waha, Christopher and Debra Proctor, Amanda Proctor, Morgan Lewis, James Lewis, David Lewis, Levi Lewis, Erin Lewis, Trisha and Duey Hurd, and Travis and Aundrea Proctor; and her great-grandchildren– AJ, Kayne and Amber Proctor, Kyle, Derek and Luke Hurd, and Tyler and Shawn Proctor.
Ruth is also survived by a sister Helen Jones of Erie, a brother John Williams and wife Jean of Florida, sister-in-law Alice Williams of Erie, brother-in-law Ronald Lewis and wife Roseanne of Waterford, and sister-in-law Margaret McCurdy and husband Cub of Erie.
She is preceded in death by her parents Raymond and Blanche McMillen Williams, two brothers, Raymond and Richard Williams, and her loving husband, Hobart Lewis.
Ruth devoted her life to her children, grandchildren, and working beside her husband on their farm in Waterford.
Friends may call at the Van Matre Funeral Home of Waterford on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9pm. Funeral services will be held there on Thursday at 4:00pm and will be officiated by Rev. Sam Marcghetta, chaplain of Heartland Hospice. Interment will follow at Waterford Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Heartland Hospice, 719 Indiana Drive, Erie, PA, or to the Waterford Elementary School Playground Fund, Cherry Street, Waterford, PA.