Ruth M. “Ruthie” Keath, 92, of Annville, died on Sunday, March 27, 2022, at Lebanon Valley Home.

She was born on Monday, September 30, 1929, to the late Joseph B. Risser and Elizabeth Risser nee Miller in Avon.

She was active in the church, was a Sunday school teacher, and was involved with the UM Women. Ruth enjoyed gardening, puzzles, reading, and cooking. She also liked bird watching, traveling, and spending time with her grandchildren.

Surviving is children Denise A. Kotay and spouse Tom, Frank Keath and spouse Mary Sue, Krista Carr and spouse Donald, Scott Keath; grandchildren Adam Keath and spouse Melanie, Anne Schoenhofen and spouse Leo, Kyle Keath and spouse Gabriella, Sarah Kaden and spouse Tom, Katie Klopp and spouse Matthew, Emily Adamson and spouse Daniel, Macey Keath and partner Mason Pride; 19 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband Frank W. Keath; siblings Elizabeth Anspach, Elwood Risser, Lloyd Risser, Arlene Sheaf, Melvin Risser, Myrtle Messinger, Eleanor Bachman.

Services will be at the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions may be made to Lebanon Valley Home- Benevolent Fund, 550 E. Main Street, Annville, PA 17003.

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