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Ruth Ann Conklin

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“Dear Van, Cathy, Bruce & Chris, I remember as child always having fun and enjoying when Ruth Ann was around. She always had good and nice things to...Read More »
1 of 4 | Posted by: Pam Slater - Pittsburgh, PA

“We will miss you Cousin Ruthie!Cousin Rich & Debby McCandless Winter Park FL. ”
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“Cousin Ruth Ann will be missed! Our prayers will be with the Conklin and Johnstone families. ”
3 of 4 | Posted by: Tom & Paula McCandless - MD

“Dear Van and Family, My love and deepest sympathy are with you at this very difficult time. May God grant peace and consolation to all. I am...Read More »
4 of 4 | Posted by: Rose Marie Conrad Grosssman - PA

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Ruth Ann (Johnstone) Conklin, 83, passed away peacefully on December 2, 2015 at Berks Heim following a lingering illness. Ruth was born in Butler, PA to parents: Walter and Esther Johnstone. She attended Butler High School and received a teaching degree from Slippery Rock University. She worked as a teacher at Grove City High School until she and her husband Arthur Van Conklin retired and moved to Shillington in 1996. Survivors include her husband: Arthur Van Conklin, Children: Cathy Guss, Chris Conklin, and Bruce Conklin. Brother: James Johnstone, and many nieces, nephews, and grandchildren. Ruth was a devoted wife, mother, and teacher, and inspired her children as well as her students. She will be deeply missed.

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