Ruth E. Kocher,
98, formerly of 335 Lower Mulberry Street Danville PA where she resided for
over fifty years died Saturday evening May 10 2008 at Grandview Health
Homes, Inc. Danville PA where she had been a guest since 1999. She was born
May 2 1910 in Danville PA the daughter of the late John R. and Anna Lewis
She graduated from
Danville High School. She was a lifelong member of Shiloh United Church of
Christ Danville PA where she sang in the choir for many years. Ruth was
employed in the Dietary Department of Geisinger Medical Center and upon her
retirement in 1975 received an award for over 44 years of service.
She was very
devoted to her family especially being the caregiver of her parents with
whom she resided.
She is survived by
one sister, Helen Kehl Newcomer of Danville PA along with nieces and
nephews. She was preceded in death by two brothers; William and Norman
Kocher and three sisters; Marie Ralston, Lillian Kocher and Lorene M.
friends are invited to attend funeral services which will be held Wednesday
May 14th at 11:00 AM at the Visneski Funeral Home, Inc. 10 W
Mahoning Street Danville PA with the Reverend David R. Schnaars
officiating. Burial will follow in the Reformed Cemetery Danville PA.
Friends will be received from 10:00 AM until the time of service.
Memorial contributions may be made to Shiloh United Church of Christ 500
Bloom Road Danville PA 17821.