Ruthanna E. (Wineland) Gahagan

Ruthanna E. (Wineland) Gahagan, 99, Roaring Spring, passed away Wednesday, April 10, 2013, at home.

She was born in Roaring Spring, daughter of the late David and Susie Wineland. She married Howard V. Gahagan on Aug. 9, 1930. He died Sept. 3, 2011.

Surviving are her daughter, Audrey G. Butler and husband, Richard, with whom she resided; 10 grandchildren: Cheryl and Harvey Gladhill, Rick and Bev Butler, Michael and Jeanette Butler, Sharon and Andy Rodemaker and Jennifer and Daren Helsel; 13 great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren. Also surviving are her children: Donna Price and Charles Gahagan.

Ruthanna was an active member of Trinity Unity Methodist Church, Roaring Spring. In her retirement, she enjoyed crafts, crocheting, flower gardening, bird-watching and spending time with her family.

A celebration of life for Ruthanna will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 21, 2013, at Trinity United Methodist Church, 434 E. Main St., Roaring Spring, PA 16673. Fellowship will follow the service in the church social hall.

Contributions may be made to her church at the above address.

Arrangements are by Auer Cremation Services of Pennsylvania Inc.