Ruth L. Long
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Ruth L. Long
  • July 9, 1925 - January 10, 2018
  • Tempe, Arizona

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Ruth Lorraine Long "Nee Miller"92, of Mesa, Arizona passed away January 10, 2018 at The Oasis-Fellowship Square. Ruthe was born July 9, 1925 in Dubois, Pennsylvania to Thomas and Mary Miller. She worked at St. Joseph's Orphanage in Erie, Pennsylvania, where she lived for more than 25 years. Ruthe moved to Tempe, Arizona in 1969 where she volunteered at many organizations including Scottsdale Women's Club and Meals on Wheels at Scottsdale Osborn Hospital and Scottsdale United Methodist Church.
Ruthe is preceded in death by her beloved husband Meade and siblings, Ralph Miller and Louise Hand. She is survived by her sister Shirley Finger (Fred) of Paisley, Florida; three children Sharon Hain-Gaber of Chicago, Dianne Polimene (Frank), and Meade "Buz" Long (Deborah) of the Phoenix area; six grandchildren; and numerous great grandchildren.
A Celebration of Life, in Ruthe's honor, will be held at the Grand Dining Hall in Fellowship Square, 155 W. Brown Rd. Mesa on Saturday, March 3, 2018 at 2:00 pm (carpooling is recommended as parking is limited). In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Hospice of the Valley.