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Ruth E. (Dickey) McCloskey

March 21, 1934 ~ April 14, 2022 (age 88)


Ruth E. McCloskey, 88, of Lock Haven, formerly of Mill Hall, passed away at Haven Place on Thursday, April 14, 2022. She was born in Lock Haven on March 21, 1934, a daughter of the late Glenn and Pearl Wadsworth Dickey. On May 27, 1952, she was united in marriage to Delmas A. " Buck" McCloskey. He preceded her in death on December 31, 2018. She was a homemaker and was a member of the Beech Creek Wesleyan Church.

She is survived by three daughters, Patricia Newman, Lisa Gingerich, and Jeanette McCloskey, and one son, Robert (Malinda) McCloskey, two brothers, Ken (Nancy), and Larry Dickey, and two sisters, Dottie Geyer, and Betty (Jack) Beck, and many grand, great-grand, and great-great grandchildren.

Along with her parents and husband she was preceded by a son, William McCloskey, and a brother, Don Dickey. Per her wishes there will be no public services. Burial will be at the Blanchard Cemetery.

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