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Ruth E. Cuffman, 88, of Allison Park, Pennsylvania, passed away on Friday, April 28, 2017.
She was born on Jan. 5, 1929, in McCullough, Pennsylvania, to the late John and Elizabeth (Hart) McElwain.
Ruth is survived by her beloved spouse of 65 years, the Rev. James Cuffman; loving children, Janet L. Cuffman and Diane S. Cuffman, both of Pittsburgh, Ronald L. (Mary) Cuffman of Ashland, Ohio, and Robert W. (Darlene) Cuffman of New Castle; 11 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; her brothers, John (Rose) W. McElwain and Harry W. (Judith) McElwain; and her sisters, Lois (Robert) Gault and Janet McElwain.
She was preceded in death by her father, John McElwain; her mother, Elizabeth McElwain; and her sisters, MaryLu Fogal and Dorothy Jane McElwain.
Ruth was always found with her knitting bag close by, and loved sharing her handy work with her family and friends.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Lindsay-Jobe Funeral Home Inc., 3343 Route 130, Harrison City, Pennsylvania.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Lindsay-Jobe Funeral Home with the Rev. Robert Gault officiating.
Burial will be in the Woodlawn Cemetery-Denmark Manor.
In lieu of flowers, the family ask that memorial contributions be made to the North Hills Community Outreach, 1975 Ferguson Road, Allison Park, Pa. 15101-3235.
Online condolences may be offered to the family by visiting www.Lindsay-JobeFuneralHome.com.
Published on April 30, 2017
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