Ruth M. Goshen

Ruth M. Goshen, 89, formerly of Lakemont, passed away Sunday morning at Altoona Center for Nursing Care Amber Terrace.

She was born in Hollidaysburg, daughter of John F. and Carrie E. (McNulty) Clapper. She married Richard S. Goshen on Jan. 20, 1946, in Hollidaysburg. He died Feb. 3, 1989.

Surviving are a grandson, Douglas Goshen; a step-granddaughter, Venessa Lewis; a brother, Marion (Kathryn) Clapper of Hollidaysburg; and a sister, Dorothy Werking in Florida.

She was preceded in death by three sons: Paul, Donald and David; and six brothers and sisters.

Ruth was a member of Hollidaysburg Church of the Brethren.

She was a very good seamstress, loved crocheting and had a love for dogs and birds.

Friends will be received from 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 7, 2014, at Plank, Stitt & Stevens Funeral Home, 421 Montgomery St., Hollidaysburg, where a funeral service will follow at 2 p.m., officiated by Pastor Marlys Hershberger.

Interment will be in Presbyterian Cemetery, Hollidaysburg.