Ruth Ward

Ruth Ward, Blossburg, was born Jan. 15, 1922, in Philadelphia, Pa. She died Jan. 13, 2013, at the age of 90. She was the daughter of Robert and Catherine Coulter, also of Philadelphia.

For many years Ruth and her companion, Raymond Harrison, now deceased, owned and operated the Harrison Hotel in Blossburg, Pa.

Surviving are her four children, Barbara Kelly, Ruth (Carmen) Denicola, George (Rose Mary) Ward and Evelyn (James, deceased) Ednie.

Ruth also had many loving grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

Friends will be received at Freeberg Funeral Home, Blossburg, Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013, from 1 p.m. until time of services at 3 p.m. with Pastor Dean Edwards officiating.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Blossburg Fire and Ambulance Association or the American Cancer Society.