Ruth E. (Shaffer) Rust

Born: Fri., Nov. 27, 1925
Died: Tue., Aug. 2, 2016

Memorial Service

11:00 AM Sat., Sep. 17, 2016
Location: Faith Presbyterian Church

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Ruth E. Rust, 90, of Hermitage, passed away peacefully on Tuesday August 2nd, 2016 at UPMC Shenango Valley in Farrell, PA.  
Ruth was born on November 27th, 1925 to Jess and Lyda (Wilkison) Shaffer in New Castle, PA. She graduated from Hickory High School class of 1945. Ruth worked for Mercer Cottage Hospital, Nugents Convalescent Home, and as a Coilwinder for Westinghouse Inc. On April 27th, 1962 she married the late Oscar D. Rust, who passed away June 12th, 1994.
She was a member of Faith Presbyterian Church in Hermitage, PA. Ruth loved to play cards.
Ruth is survived by her two daughters, Lois L. Simons of Hermitage, PA, Jean C. (Todd) Roberts of Mt. Joy, PA; son, William D. Rust of Jamestown, PA; sister, Marian Appleton of Naples, FL; brother, William D. McCullough of Sharpsville, PA; 11 grandchildren, and 11 great grandchildren. Also surviving is special friend Adam Hale, who Ruth thought of as a son.
She was preceded in death by father, Jess Shaffer, mother, Lyda McCullough, step father William "Ted" McCullough, husband, Oscar D. Rust, daughter, Nancy J. Ashman, grandson, Stephen Simons, grandson, Russell Simons, sister, Helen Hackett, sister, Carol McCullough, and brother, Raymond Shaffer.

A memorial service will be held Saturday September 17th, 2016 at 11 am in Faith Presbyterian Church Hermitage, PA.

Arrangements entrusted to the Stephen J. Sherman Funeral Home & Cremation Service 2201 Highland Rd. Hermitage, PA.

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Linda Kovach
   Posted Sun August 07, 2016
I am so very sorry for your loss...she was a great woman and a great friend of the family. She will be missed. Love to all.........Linda Sherman Kovach

Jennifer Hetrick
   Posted Thu September 15, 2016
Lois, I was so sad to hear of your loss of your mother. You were both so close. She helped take care of your boys in the past and now she is with them again. Sending you lots of love and hugs. Jennifer

David Shaffer
   Posted Thu September 15, 2016



edwin bortner
   Posted Thu September 15, 2016
Sorry to hear of your loss. Are prayers are with you all.

edwin bortneer

Dan Moschillo
   Posted Fri September 16, 2016
Our sincerest sympathies and condolences to the Rust family. Ruth was not only a patient, but a friend. Dr. Dan Moschillo, Charlotte McIlwain and Bob Ward

Kim yarabenets cheney
   Posted Sat September 17, 2016
Hugs and Prayers for Ruth's family ,long ago when I did her hair she always had a smile and great laughter... she (for me) was one i'll never forget

Kim Yarabenets Cheney

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