Ruby I. Escott

Strifflers Family Funeral Homes

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | August 20, 2019

Ruby I. Escott, age 88, of McKeesport, died Tuesday, August 20, 2019.  She was born in Dravosburg on September 1, 1930 and is the daughter of the late Robert and Clarissa Trostle Boyd and the wife of the late William S. Escott, Jr.

She is survived by her son, William S. (Dawn) Escott III of Jefferson Hills; daughter, Ruth Kornegay of Braselton, Georgia; brother, Robert Boyd of Fort Wayne, Indiana; 5 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; also nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will be received at Strifflers of White Oak Cremation & Mortuary Services, 1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131 (Sue Striffler Galaski, Supervisor 412-678-6177) on Wednesday, August 21, 2019 from 4-8 pm.  Services will be Thursday, August 22, 2019 at 10 am in the funeral chapel with Rev. William B. Meekins officiating.  Burial will follow.  To share a memory or condolence visit

Remembrances may be made to McKeesport Area Meals on Wheels, 1406 Cornell St., McKeesport, PA, Beulah Park United Methodist Church, 1515 Grandview Ave., McKeesport, PA  15132, or a charity of your choice.

Originally published August 20, 2019.

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