Celebrating the life of Ruth Ann Sheeder
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She was born on September 28, 1954 in Ridgeway the daughter of Leonard and Lois (Houggy) Rhodes. She had been employed first by Fayette Resources for seventeen years and then Marion Manor PCH for eleven years.
Ruth Ann was a lifetime member of the Mahaffey VFW Auxiliary and was a member of the Secretary/treasurer of the Susquehanna Valley Rod and Gun Club. She spent countless hours volunteering to help others. She enjoyed spending time with friends and family, shopping and bingo.
Surviving is her husband of 47 years Donald “Jake” Sheeder who she wed on October 13, 1973 in Portland Mills, PA, a son Bryan Sheeder and wife Kelly of Mahaffey; and grandchildren Destiny and Jay Puit of Mahaffey.
Also surviving are brothers Howard Rhodes and wife Christine of Brookville and Lynn Rhodes and significant other Beth of Ridgway; brothers-in-law Joseph Sheeder and wife Phyllis of Erie, William Sheeder and wife Peggy of Erie and James Turner and wife Linda of Mahaffey; and sister-in-law Patricia Turner of LaJose, as well as many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a son Edward Sheeder; sister-in-law’s Becky Rhodes and Cheryl Weller; and mother/father-in-law’s Erma and Rex Turner and William Sheeder.
Friends and Family will be received on Saturday January 30, 2021 at the Mahaffey Fire Hall from 12:00 Noon until 4:00 PM to Celebrate the Life of Ruthie.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to either the Mahaffey VFD * 958 Market Street * Mahaffey, PA 15757 or the Susquehanna Valley Rod and Gun Club * c/o 2796 LaJose Road * LaJose, PA 15753.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.chidboyfuneralhome.com.
The Chester C. Chidboy Funeral Home, Inc. of Curwensville is in charge of the arrangements.
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958 Market Street
Mahaffey, PA 15757
Celebrating the Life of Ruthie
Lumber City, PA 16833
Susquehanna Valley Rod & Gun Club
LaJose, PA 15753
Community Volunteer Fire Department
Mahaffey, PA 15757