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Ruth M. Wild

January 3, 2023 September 19, 2013
Ruth M. Wild
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Ruth M. Wild - 90 of Portage. Passed away on September 19, 2013 in Portage. Born in Sankertown on January 3, 1923. The daughter of Gerald and Olene (Farren) Inman. Preceded in death by parents, infant son Gerald, sister Rita Stein, brother Reverend Leonard Inman and daughter-in-law Cathy (Davis) Wild. Survived by husband John (Jack) Wild whom she was married to for 67 years and these children: Robert Wild and wife Sally of Canonsburg, PA, Karen wife of Jim Hurtack of Ebensburg and Thomas Wild and wife Becky of Washington, PA. Also survived by 7 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren and sister-in-law: Genevieve Feathers of Portage and nephew Leonard Stein of Portage. Ruth was totally devoted to her family. She was formerly employed as an administrative assistant for St. Joseph Catholic School in Portage, with 33 years of service. Ruth and Jack were famously known as the "Apple Dumpling Gang" for their delicious apple dumplings. Ruth was an avid supporter of Catholic Education. Family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 PM on Friday at the Matthew R. Decort Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc. in Portage. Funeral Mass will be held at 10 AM Saturday at St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church in Portage, Fr. Andrew Draper, Celebrant. Committal at St. Francis Xavier Cemetery in Cresson. In lieu of flowers the family suggests that memorial contributions be made in Ruths name to Bishop Carroll High School, Holy Name Catholic Grade School, both in Ebensburg and/or John F. Kennedy Catholic School in Washington, PA.


Saturday, September 21 10 AM

St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church in Portage


Friday, September 20 2 to 4 & 6 to 8 PM

Decort Funeral Home, Inc.
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