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Ruth Katherine Thompson

February 20, 1923 — February 23, 2023

Coudersport, Pa.

Ruth Katherine Thompson

COUDERSPORT, Pa.---Ruth Katherine Thompson, 100, of Coudersport, passed away on Thursday, February 23, 2023, at Cole Manor in Coudersport.

Born on Tuesday, February 20, 1923 in Colesburg, Pa., she was the daughter of Edgar Harvey and Katherine Anna Mosch Tucker. On June 11, 1944, she married Robert A. Thompson, who predeceased her in 2001.

Ruth had been employed at Eastman Kodak as a film inspector in Rochester, N.Y. for over 40 years before she retired to Colesburg, PA. She was a member of the Christian and Missionary Alliance Church.

Ruth is survived by many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, Ruth was predeceased by two brothers, Franklin “Bub” Tucker and Edgar “Sonny” Tucker, of Coudersport; and two sisters, Marjory “Marge” Butz and Beatrice “Tootie” Clark, both of Coudersport.

A memorial service and interment will be held at a later date determined by the family and will be held at the Woodland Cemetery in Hebron.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Ruth’s name may be made to UPMC Cole Home Health and Hospice, 102-108 S. Main Street, Coudersport, PA 16915.

Final arrangements are being conducted by Kevin J. Dusenbury, funeral director/owner of the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, Shinglehouse

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