Not only did she love children, she cherished her dogs and others pets, which were many. She was a devoted wife, mother, daughter, grandma, sister, and friend. Lastly, Ruthie had a generous heart for missions (e.g., Heifer International) and service to others. She is survived by her husband, James A. Santory, sons, Christopher (Ashley Fennell) Santory of Penn Hills, and Joshua (Sue) Santory of Hempfield, sister, Tracy (Mark) Pasek of Level Green, grandchildren, Alyson, Ryder and Alaina, and nieces and nephews, and Barney and Max, her two dogs and Chuck the cat. Friends are welcome Thursday, August 29, 2019 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm at the Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 6028 Smithfield Street, Boston, Elizabeth Township. 412) 751-5000 Drew J. Gilbert, Director. Service will be held in the funeral home chapel on Friday at 10:00 am, with The Rev. Lori Walters, officiating. Private inurnment will be at the Mount Vernon Cemetery Mausoleum, Elizabeth Township. Condolences may be made at Gilbertfuneralhomeandcrematory.com
Originally published August 27, 2019.