Ruth Stanitis,89 of Airport Road Ashland, PA. passed away Tuesday, March 8th, 2011 at Shamokin Area Community Hospital, Shamokin,PA
Ruth was a loving wife, mother, grandmother,great grandmother and loved spending time with family and friends . Born in Kulpmont, PA April 9, 1921 she was the daughter of the late Raymond and Ruth Stewart Malick. She was a member of Christ United Lutheran Church, Airport Road, Ashland, PA . She attended Girardville Schools .
She was preceded in death by her husband Jerome Stanitis in 1996 .
Also preceding her in death were two brothers Raymond and Howard Malick.
Two daughters, two sons survive : Shirley Miller of Dalmatia,PA;Corrine Coward of Ashland,PA.; Jerry Stanitis of Fulton,New York & Kenneth Stanitis of Morgantown,PA.
Three sisters two brothers survive: Dorothy Stanitis, Ashland,PA; Esther Balock, Jacksonville,FL.; Carol Guise, Wilberton,PA John Malick, Waynesboro,PA and James Malick of Port Carbon,PA. Niece and caregiver Catherine Stanitis and Arlene Krise , close friend & caregiver survive. Ten grandchildren; thirteen great grandchildren ; nieces & nephews survive.
Religious Service will be held at Christ United Lutheran Church, Ashland, PA, at 12:00 noon Saturday, March 12,2011 with Rev. Kim Lengert officiating.
Interment at Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Mt. Carmel,PA
Visitation Saturday 10:00-12:00 Noon in Christ United Lutheran Church, Airport Road, Ashland, PA. Memorial contributions can be made in memory of Ruth to
Christ United Lutheran Church, Airport Road, Ashland,PA 17921 .
Kull-Heizenroth Funeral Home, Ashland,PA is in charge of arrangements.