Ruth (Ruthie) Stackhouse, 84, Rohrsburg, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, December 22, 2018. She was born on September 26, 1934, the oldest daughter of the late Raymond and Murl (Barto) Fiester.
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She was married to her husband, Jay Stackhouse, on February 16, 1952. She and Jay celebrated 66 years of marriage in February.
Ruthie retired after over 33 years of employment with Magee Carpet Company, now Autoneum. She was a hard worker and enjoyed canning the vegetables Jay grew in his garden, cooking and baking; especially pies. Her pies were exceptional. She enjoyed working at the popcorn stand at the Millville Carnival.
Ruthie has been in failing health for over 10 years. Before dementia set in, she enjoyed reading and hymns; especially “The Old Rugged Cross”, “In The Garden”, and “Amazing Grace.”
She is survived by two daughters, Darlene (Michael) Sabo, Colorado Springs, Colorado, Kathy (Rob) Musselman, Rohrsburg, two sons, Jay Jr. (Gloria), Ft. Yukon, Alaska, Randy, Millville, and daughter-in-law Bonnie Stackhouse, Rohrsburg. As well as thirteen grandchildren; Cara, Ben, Christy, Shannon, Kendall, Abraham, Jeremy, Jessie, Sam, Cody, Curtis, Chris, and Katie.
She was preceded in death by a son, Larry, in 2015.
Services will be Saturday December 29, 2018 at 11:00 am at Bunnell Funeral Home Inc., 179 E. Main St., Millville with Mike Woolcock officiating. Burial will follow at Rohrsburg Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 10:00 am until time of service at the funeral home.
Family and friends may send online condolences to bunnellfuneralhome.com. Bunnell Funeral Home Inc., Millville is handling arrangements.