Knauer- Ruth L., 88, passed away on Saturday, September 2, 2017. Ruth was born on December 15, 1928 in Johnstown to the late Ralph and Elda (Daughenbaugh) Mellott. Ruth was a resident of Passaic, NJ and the last 2 years in Lodi, NJ. She was preceded in death by her husband Jack, daughter Betty Torres, two great- grandchildren Curtiss and Pamela, and siblings Donald, Jack, Faye, Wayne, and Ralph. Ruth is survived by her children; Jeanette Brady of Columbus, GA; Wayne Knauer of Passaic, NJ; Richard Knauer of Franklin; Elda Baton and her husband of Franklin; and Karen Eccles and her husband of Fayetteville, PA; 16 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. Ruth was a homemaker and enjoyed crocheting and was an avid reader. Family and friends will be received on Thursday, September 7, 2017 from 9- 11 A.M. at the Bowser Ondriezek Funeral Home, Nanty Glo. Interment to follow in Ogden Cemetery.
Published on September 5, 2017