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L. Ruth DalzellRuth Dalzell, 90, of West Kittanning, died Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at West Penn Hospital.
She was born February 10, 1927 in Pittsburgh, PA, the daughter of Jack W. and Lillian M. (Miller) Pope.
Ruth graduated from South Hills High School in 1944 and was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Kittanning. She enjoyed cooking and playing cards with her card club. Ruth was always putting others before herself and previously volunteered with the "Meals on Wheels" program. She was devoted to caring for her family and will best be remembered as a loving wife, mother, and grandmother.
Left to cherish her memory is her daughter, Cindy Volek and husband, Tim, of Kittanning; grandson, Bradley Volek and wife, Emily; granddaughters, Meaghan Volek, Elysse Dalzell, Lillian Dalzell, and Emily Dalzell; daughter-in-law, Nikki Zapach of Pittsburgh; and brother-in-law, John Gehr of Pittsburgh, PA.
Ruth was preceded in death by her parents, loving husband of 64 years, Melvin C. Dalzell whom she married April 22, 1949 and who died September 18, 2013; son, John E. Dalzell who died July 31, 2015; and sister, Joan Gehr.
Family and friends will be received from 1:30 - 4 PM on Sunday, November 26, 2017 at the Bauer Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc, 515 N. McKean Street, Kittanning.
Additional visitation will be held at 10 AM until the time of funeral services at 11 AM on Monday, November 27, 2017 at the funeral home, with the Rev. Wade Berkey officiating.
Burial will be in Kittanning Cemetery, Kittanning, Pennsylvania.
Contributions can be made in Ruth's memory to the Allegheny Health Network Hospice and Palliative Care Program, 4818 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15224 or visit www.ahn.org.
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