Services are private for Ruth Muntean, a seven-year resident of 2350 Garden Way, Hermitage, who passed away at 8:20 a.m. Saturday (8-3-13) in the hospital of Sharon Regional Health System. She was 88.
Mrs. Muntean was born Jan. 28, 1925, in Sharon, a daughter of the late Peter and Rose O’Connor Waring.
She was a lifelong area resident and attended Sharon High School.
Ruth was an exceptional homemaker and a former member of St. John’s Episcopal Church, Sharon.
Her husband, Joseph Muntean, Sr., whom she married Jan. 19, 1957, passed away Sept. 17, 1970.
Surviving are: a daughter, Darlene R. Habarka, wife of Nicholas Habarka, Jr., New Wilmington; two granddaughters, whom she adored, Nicole Cox, wife of Eric Cox, Pulaski; and Laura Habarka, New Wilmington; and several nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents and husband, Ruth was preceded in death by three sisters, Sarah Waring, Josephine Greive and Marion Frye; and a brother, John Waring.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.
Mrs. Joseph Sr. (Ruth), 88, of 2350 Garden Way, Hermitage.
Calling hours: Private. Friends may email condolences by visiting www.McGonigleFuneralHomeandCrematory.com.
Burial: Brookfield Township Cemetery.
Arrangements by J. Bradley McGonigle Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 1090 E. State St., Sharon.