Ruth (Hoffman) Leiby

Born: Wed., Nov. 17, 1915
Died: Sat., Feb. 28, 2015


10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Wed., Mar. 04, 2015
Location: Trinity Lutheran Church

Religious Service

11:00 AM Wed., Mar. 04, 2015
Location: Trinity Lutheran Church

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Ruth Leiby, age 99, of Pottsville, PA formerly of Aston, PA passed away Saturday, February 28th, 2015 at Providence Place in Pottsville.

Born in Pottsville, PA on November 17, 1915, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Kate (Nelson) Hoffman.

Ruth was a devoted Mother and Grandmother.  She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Pottsville, where she was very active and loved participating in the social events and the strawberry festival skits.  She was a charter member of the St. Timothy Lutheran Church in Aston, PA. 

Ruth was the last member of her immediate family, being preceded in death by her parents, her husband of 67 years, Harry Kutzer Leiby on June 8, 2009, 5 sisters: Dora Hoffman, Beulah Moser, Helen Yaag, Elsie Engleman, and Esther Warvel, and 4 brothers: Clarence, Harvey, Clair, and Robert Hoffman.

Ruth is survived by a son Kurt Leiby and his wife Linda, Aston; a daughter Cathy Zona and her husband Stosh, Avondale; 2 grandsons: Carl and Jonathan; a step grandson Greg; 3 great-grandchildren; 3 step great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

A Religious Service will be held at the Trinity Lutheran Church, 300 West Arch St., Pottsville at 11AM on Wednesday, March 4th, with Rev. Harold Hand officiating.

Relatives and Friends are invited to a viewing on Wednesday morning from 10-11AM at the Trinity Lutheran Church.

Interment will be held in the Schuylkill Memorial Park Cemetery, Schuylkill Haven.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church, 300 West Arch Street, Pottsville, PA 17901.

The Robert A Evans Jr Funeral Home, 208 Pike St., Port Carbon is in charge of arrangements.

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