Ruth E. Peace, 96, of Cloe, passed away on Monday, April 10, 2023 at her home with her family by her side.
She was born May 15, 1926 to Robert E. and Elva (McCarty) Mallory in Heilwood, Indiana County.
Ruth was a member of Cloe United Methodist Church. She was the cafeteria manager at Bell Township Elementary School for 22 years before her retirement in 1985. Ruth enjoyed traveling with her husband trying to visit all of the 50 states and cooking Sunday dinners for her family, friends and whomever would stop by. Most of all Ruth loved her family, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
She is survived by a son and two daughters: Richard E. Peace (Nancy) of Elephant Butte, NM, Pamela J. Pifer of DuBois and Kitty Long (Richard) of Cloe; nine grandchildren: Rebecca Pellas (Tim), Autumn Rheaume (Matt), Amber Pifer, Hope Young (Rusty), Justin Peace, Mallory Evans (Ethan), Lacey Lydick, (Patrick), Brock Long (Heidi) and Shawna Peace; 17 great grandchildren, a daughter-in-law Cheri Peace, and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Theodore Peace who preceded her in death July 11, 2007, a son Ted S. Peace, and 13 siblings. Ruth was the last surviving member of her immediate family.
Friends will be received on Friday, from 11:00 AM until the time of service at 3:00 PM at the McCabe Funeral Home, Inc., 114 Maple Ave., Punxsutawney, PA 15767 with Rev. Gary Donaldson officiating.
Interment will take place at Oaklawn Cemetery in Cloe.
To share a memory, visit www.mccabewaldronfh.com.