Ruth Gruber

Born: Sat., Jan. 18, 1936
Died: Tue., Oct. 8, 2019


Visitation

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Thu., Oct. 10, 2019
Location: Peterson-Blick Funeral Home, Inc.


Funeral Service

11:00 AM Fri., Oct. 11, 2019
Location: Peterson-Blick Funeral Home, Inc.


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Ruth L. Gruber, 83, of Jamestown, NY, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, October 8, 2019, at UPMC Hamot, Erie. Ruth was born January 18, 1936, in Olean, NY, daughter of Alfred D. and Marian L. (Deming) Tanner. Ruth was a Mayville High School graduate and worked for MRC for 35 years as a timekeeper, from which she retired on February 28, 1991. At age 67, she earned a CNA certificate from Harrisburg Community College. She and her husband enjoyed bowling, archery, and traveling. She enjoyed knitting, crocheting, and the Comfort Today Program at Tanglewood. She is survived by her two children, Darrall A. (Susan) Gruber, of Ashville, NY, and Kimberly (David) McChesney, of Valprasio, IN; her two sisters, Sherry Johnson, Cookie (John) Boser; three brothers, Wayne A. Tanner, George A. (Peggy) Tanner, and Butch A. (Dorothy) Tanner; 4 grandchildren, Jeremy (Liz) Gruber, Tawn (Travis) Bensink, Matthew McChesney, and Nathan McChesney; 5 great grandchildren, Thandon, Tatum, Tripp, and Talia Bensink and Jonah Gruber; and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Ruth was preceded in death on July 24, 2012, by her husband, Robert Richard Gruber, whom she married, July 4, 1954, in Mayville, NY; her sister, Tiny Tressler; an infant sister, Luana Tanner; and her brother, Chuck Tanner. Friends will be received at the Peterson-Blick Funeral Home, Inc. on Thursday October 10, 2019, from 6-8 pm. A funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Friday October 11, 2019, at 11 am, with Rev. Allan Jones, pastor of Cable Hollow Community Church, officiating. The family has requested memorial donations be made to Comfort Today Tanglewood Manor, 560 Fairmount Ave, Jamestown, NY 14701.

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Bev and Ted Eldridge
   Posted Tue October 08, 2019
So sorry for your loss and we will not be able to attend the funeral
We are in Pittsburgh.

brenda McChesney
   Posted Tue October 08, 2019

RAY OF SUNSHINE was sent by Wayne and Billie McChesney .

You all are in our thoughts and prayers. Wayne, Billie, Jay, Kayla, Carrie, Brad, Christy, Danny, and Jamie. She was a real cool lady, and will be missed.


Beverly Weary
   Posted Tue October 08, 2019
I'm so sorry for your loss.

Joan Walsh
   Posted Tue October 08, 2019
Cokie & Sherry, I am so sorry for your's and your family's loss...<3

Jerry Beverly White
   Posted Wed October 09, 2019
So sorry for your loss. She looks like such a sweet lady. Prayers are with your whole family.

Becca Haines & Craig Butler
   Posted Thu October 10, 2019
We are thinking and praying for all loved ones of Ruth. We will miss our Friday night dining friend. It won't be the same at The Springs without you Ruth! Peace and God's blessings to all.

Becca & Craig

Joyce Kellogg
   Posted Thu October 10, 2019
The family of Lee 'Barney' Kellogg (1932-1995) extends to each of you our most sincere sympathy in the passing of your loved one; stay strong; I know you will.

Joyce Kellogg
   Posted Thu October 10, 2019
The family of Lee 'Barney' Kellogg (1932-1995) extends to each of you our most sincere sympathy in the passing of your loved one; stay strong; I know you will.

Joyce Kellogg
   Posted Thu October 10, 2019
The family of Lee 'Barney' Kellogg (1932-1995) extends to each of you our most sincere sympathy in the passing of your loved one; stay strong; I know you will.

Penelope Highhouse
   Posted Thu October 10, 2019
Dear Liz,Grub and Jonah. I am so sorry to hear about your loss. She will always be with you watching over you and your sweet little man. Love to all, Gee

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