Ruth A. Sherman

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Ruth A. Sherman, 81, of Muir, died Thursday, June 27, 2013 at home.

Born in Tower City, Sept. 15, 1931, she was a daughter of the late William Crabb and Mary Kocher.

She was of the Protestant faith.

Ruth was a retired seamstress from the local garment industry.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Alvin, in 1985.

Surviving are her children, Joann Spangler, Orwin, Gary Sherman, Strausstown, David Sherman, Ashland, Cheryl Schmitt, Hegins, and Cathy Sherman, Muir; 11 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren.

Committal services were held at 11:30 a.m. Monday, July 1 at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations should be made to help defray expenses to Dimon Funeral Homes Inc., 644 E. Grand Ave., Tower City, PA 17980. Dimon Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. To sign the guest book, visit

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