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Ruth M. "Ruthie" (Risser) Keath

September 30, 1929 ~ March 27, 2022 (age 92)


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 are 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 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. For more information, to order flowers, or to send messages of condolence, please visit

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Lebanon Valley Home- Benevolent Fund
550 E. Main Street, Annville PA 17003

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