The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

February 20, 2014

Ruth A. Lynn, 87, Sunbury


The Daily Item

— SUNBURY — Ruth A. Lynn, 87, of Sunbury, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, at Nottingham Village, Northumberland.

She was born Sept. 16, 1926, in Reading, a daughter of the late Martin and Elda (Rader) Gressley. She was married to Wilmer Lynn, who preceded her in death in 1998.

Ruth was a member of Otterbein United Methodist Church, Sunbury, and was active in many church activities.

Her greatest love was her grandchildren.

She is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Jeffrey and Rosemarie Lynn, of Pittsburgh; two daughters and one son-in-law, Nancy Zerbe, of Pittsburgh, and Lori and Brian Garman, of Sunbury; 11 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one grandchild; two sisters, Helen Hettinger and Dorothy Gressley; and one brother, Raymond Gressley.

Friends will be received from 1 to 2:45 p.m. Sunday in Otterbein United Methodist Church, 356 Vine St., Sunbury, followed by the funeral at 3.

Interment will be made privately on Monday in Northumberland Memorial Park, Stonington.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Ruth’s memory may be made to Otterbein United Methodist Church.

Funeral arrangements are by the Jerre Wirt Blank Funeral Home, 395 State St., Sunbury.