RUTH EVELYN ABRONSKI
Ruth went home to be with her Lord on June 29th, 2013, at the age of 87, at her home in Pompano Beach, Florida, after a two month battle with stage four lung cancer.
Ruth was born on May 15th 1926, to parents John and Mary Funderwhite, dairy farmers in Kimberton, Pennsylvania. She was the oldest of ten children and lived longer than all but her dear sister Anita Bowersock. She started her family in Norristown Penna., moving to Collegeville Pa., and then finally moving to King of Prussia Pa. till her children all left the nest. In 1979 her and her2nd husband moved to Fort Lauderdale Florida, where she lived till 2005, after which she moved to Pompano Beach, in a home beside her oldest son.
Ruth studied to be a registered nurse, beginning her career in 1947. She loved her work caring for people and continued nursing at hospitals through Pennsylvania into South Florida. She ended her career, with much agitation, at the age of 80 years old, after her last hospital of employment was sold to new ownership. During her time in Florida, she was an active member of Grace Baptist Church, in Deerfield Beach. There she involved herself in prayer ministries, and young people's ministries, such as First Priority. (Christian outreach in public schools)
Ruth is survived by her one remaining sister Anita Bowersock, living in Cochranville, Pa.
Son Karl B. Ruf & wife Micheline L. Ruf , with grandchildren, Chantal Howard, Karl C. Ruf, & Josh A. Ruf, with wife Erin.
Great grandchildren, Madison Howard and Scotty Howard
Son Robert A. Ruf & wife Helen Ruf, with grandchildren, Danny Ruf and wife Andrea Ruf , & Courtney Ruf
Great grandchildren, Caitlyn and Tyler Ruf
Her funeral services will be held at Forest Lawn Funeral home, where she will be laid to rest beside her dear late husband James F. Abronski.