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Ruth Jean Yarrison

Died: Sat., Oct. 20, 2012

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Ruth Jean Yarrison, 83 passed away on October 20, 2012 at the Hospice Center in Charleston, S.C., in the loving hearts and care of the Kaye Brown family in North Charleston, S.C.

She was born on December 16, 1928 at home in Howard, the daughter of the late Clyde and Verna (Gardner) Yarrison.

Ruth attended the Fairview Grade School and was baptized at the Highland church. She worked at Roadway in Milesburg and Centre Crest in Bellefonte from which she retired in 1994. Reading, painting pictures, latch hooking, playing solitaire and putting jigsaw puzzles together were some of her favorite pastimes.

She is survived by a sister; Dorothy M. Wentzel of Bellefonte, a brother; Donald W. Yarrison of Mill Hall, and also several loved nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a brother; John Thomas Yarrison in 2008.

Visitation will be held at the Kader-Neff Funeral Home, 135 W. Main Street, Howard on Saturday, November 3, 2012 from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. service will be held following visitation at 11:00 a.m. with the Rev. Valerie M. Delooze officiating. Private burial at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice of Charleston, 676 Wando Park , Mt. Pleasant, S.C. 29464, or the Highland Cemetery, c/o Kader-Neff Funeral Home, PO Box 108, Howard, Pa. 16841

Visitation Details

Saturday, November 3rd, 2012, 10:00am - 11:00am, Kader-Neff Funeral Home

Service Details

Saturday, November 3rd, 2012, 11:00am, Kader-Neff Funeral Home

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Kaye Brown
   Posted Sun November 04, 2012

Don't get mushy on me

One afternoon while Ruth was in Hospice, I was brushing her hair to relax her and thought she had finally fallen asleep. I kissed her on the cheek and whispered "I love you Ruthie" and to my surprise she replied "Don't get mushy on me." I told her she wasn't the boss of me and I could if I wanted to and she laughed. I will miss that laugh for a long time.