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Ruth Virginia Faith Ashton
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Birth: May 28, 1919
Franklin County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Dec. 17, 2012
Berkeley County
West Virginia, USA

Ruth V. Ashton, 93
MAY 28, 1919-DEC. 17, 2012

Ruth Virginia Faith Ashton, 93, of Martinsburg, passed away Monday, Dec. 17, 2012, at City Hospital.

Born May 28, 1919, in Franklin County, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Charles Calvin Faith and Cora Grace Sword Faith.

She had been employed at National Fruit Co., Talents Flower Shop and held private day care in her home.

She was a member of Otterbein United Methodist Church, where she was a Sunday school teacher for 32 years.

Mrs. Ashton was a sponsor member of the Tau Master Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi.

Ruth was known for her love of family, children, friends, God and her country.

She is survived by one son, Dale J. Statler and wife, Brenda, of Hagerstown, Md.; two daughters, Rosemarie Day of Martinsburg and Sandra Hessenauer of Shepherdstown; six grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Melvin E. Ashton.

She was the last of her immediate family, which included five sisters, Gladys M. Kayser, Grace C. Carbaugh, Vera T. Bowers, Marie M. Schelle and Geneva Morrow; three brothers, Earl J., John W. and Adrian C. Faith.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, at Otterbein United Methodist Church with the Rev. Mark Mooney officiating. Interment will be at Rosedale Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 20, at Brown Funeral Home.

Obituary published Dec. 19, 2012
The Herald-Mail
Hagerstown, Maryland
Family links: 
  Charles Calvin Faith (1880 - 1942)
  Cora Grace Sword Faith (1869 - 1937)
  Melvin E. Ashton (1917 - 1972)
  Earl James Faith (1903 - 1995)*
  Gladys Catherine Faith Kayser (1905 - 1976)*
  Grace Mildred Faith Carbaugh (1907 - 1973)*
  John Wilbur Faith (1908 - 1986)*
  Adrian Charles Faith (1913 - 2000)*
  Marie Mae Faith Schelle (1915 - 2011)*
  Vera A. Faith Bowers (1917 - 1977)*
  Ruth Virginia Faith Ashton (1919 - 2012)
  Geneva S. Faith Morrow (1923 - 1996)*
*Calculated relationship
Rosedale Cemetery
Berkeley County
West Virginia, USA
Created by: Genealogy Nut
Record added: Dec 19, 2012
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