|Birth: ||Aug. 18, 1917|
|Death: ||Oct. 19, 2005|
Ruth E. Altmire
Ruth Ethel (Scott) Altmire, 88, of North Apollo, died Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2005, at UPMC Shadyside, Pittsburgh.
Born Aug. 18, 1917, in New Bethlehem to Emery and Martha (Myers) Shick, she lived in the Apollo area most of her life.
Mrs. Altmire was a homemaker.
She was a member of First Evangelical Lutheran Church and Eastern Star, both in Apollo, and the North Apollo Fire Department Auxiliary. She enjoyed golfing, fishing, cooking, playing cards and wintering in Florida. She especially loved to spend time with her family and grandchildren.
She is survived by her husband of 72 years, Harold Altmire Sr. of North Apollo; sons, Harold L. (Jonni) Altmire Jr. of Kiski Township, and Gerald D. (Denise) Altmire of Elderton; daughter-in-law, Barbara Altmire of Apollo; seven grandchildren, Jeril (John) Goss of Punxsutawney, Jon Altmire (Debbie Kiser) of Kiski Township, Jay (Karen) Altmire, of Kiski Township, David (Kim) Altmire of Renfrew, Lisa (Eric) Hohn of Butler, Denton "Denny" (Renee) Altmire of Butler, and Jesse B. Altmire of Elderton; 13 great-grandchildren, Adrienne and Jillian Goss, Emily, Andrea, Tiffany, Megan, Brittany, Tyler and Alexander Altmire and David, Aaron, Adam and Maggie Ruth Hohn; a brother, Clyde Shick of Rural Valley; a stepsister, Grace Brubaker of Latrobe; and a special niece, Ruth Ann Lobdell of Warren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her adoptive parents, James and Rebecca Scott; a son, James W. Altmire, in 2003; four brothers, Henry, Clarence, John and Raymond Shick; and four sisters, Betty and Bertha Shick, Evelyn Vendetti and Mary Craft.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday and 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the CURRAN-SHAFFER FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY INC., 100 Owens View Ave., Apollo. Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in First Evangelical Lutheran Church, Apollo, with the Rev. Judith Boggs officiating. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery, Apollo.
(Obituary from The Valley News Dispatch, Tarentum, Pa.)
Created by: Rich Fedoush
Record added: Apr 26, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 19097989
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