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Ruth W. Roark, age 80, of Mountain City, TN, formerly of Toughkenamon, PA passed away on Saturday, April 9, 2011 at Mountain City Care and Rehabilitation Center . She was the wife of the late Ralph H. Roark who passed away in 1986.
Born in Mountain City, she was the daughter of the late Florence and Clifford Willen.
A homemaker, Ruth was an avid reader.
Survivors include her son, Carl J. Roark and his wife, Patricia of Wilmington, DE; two grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was predeceased by one son, Raymond Roark.
Friends may visit with the family from 6-8 pm on Thursday, April 14, at Cleveland & Grieco Funeral Home, 221-223 Pennsylvania Ave., Avondale, PA 19311 (610-268-2166) and again on Friday, April 15 from noon-1pm followed by her funeral service at 1pm.
Interment will be in Union Hill Cemetery, 424 North Union Street, Kennett Square, PA 19348.
Contributions in Ruth’s memory may be sent to the American Cancer Society, 92 Reads Way, Ste. 205 New Castle, DE 19720.
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The family of Ruth Roark has entrusted her services to Mountain City Funeral Home, Mountain City, TN and Cleveland & Grieco Funeral Home of Avondale, PA.