M. Ruth Ruth Getic

June 24, 1921 - February 04, 2011

M. Ruth Ruth Getic

June 24, 1921 - February 04, 2011


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Obituary for M. Ruth Ruth Getic

M. Ruth Getic, 89, of Westminister Woods, Huntingdon formerly of Marklesburg passed away on Friday, February 4, 2011 at Westminister Woods. She was born on June 24, 1921 in Saxton, Pennsylvania; a daughter of the late Reuben and Sarah (Hoover) Walter. On May 14, 1940 in Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania; she married Charles E. Getic, he preceded her in death on January 3, 2000.

She is survived by two children:
Freda Ruth Highfield, OH
Thomas Earl Getic married to Elaine (Miner), WA

Lela Stiffler, Hollidaysburg

Four Grandchildren:
Tina married to Keith Broyles, FL
Ellen Hays, OH
Catherine Getic, WA
Christine Getic, OR

One Great Granddaughter:
Stephanie Hays
One Great Great Grandson:
Jaeden Melven

She was preceded in death by the following family:
Son-in-law: Thomas Highfield
Siblings: Marvin, Raymond, Jerry, Reuben Ellwood, Dorthea, Elsie and Lorraine

Mrs. Getic was of the Methodist Faith.

She was a homemaker most of her life, enjoying sewing, quilting and attending the quilting clubs.
Friends may call at the Akers Funeral Chapel, 715 Church Street, Saxton, PA on Wednesday, February 9, 2011 from 2-3 P.M.
Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, February 9, 2011 at 3:00 P.M. at the Akers Funeral Chapel with Pastor George “Buddy” Baird officiating.
Burial will be held privately in Grandview Cemetery, Saxton.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.akersfuneralchapel.com

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