The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

September 7, 2013

Charles F. Ruch, 75, Sunbury

The Daily Item

— SUNBURY — Charles F. Ruch, 75, of Sunbury, passed away on Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, at his home.  Charles was born Oct. 9, 1937, in Sunbury, a son of the late Charles Sr., and Catherine (Cressinger) Ruch. On July 2, 1966, he married the former Patricia A. Noraconk who survives.

He was a 1958 graduate of Northumberland High School and was an avid Pineknotter.

Charles was employed by the Sunbury Textile Mills for many years.

He is survived by two daughters, Sherry L. Sweeney, of Pottstown, and Stephanie L. Neary, of Lewisburg; five grandchildren, Samantha, Stephen, Ryan, Skylar and William “BJ”; one brother, Theron Ruch, of Northumberland; and one sister, Patricia Ruch, of Downingtown.

Charles requested to be cremated and the family will be having a private memorial service at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Charles’ memory may be made to SUN Home Hospice, 61 Duke St., Northumberland, PA 17857

Arrangements are being made by the David T. Zweier Funeral Home, Inc., 157 Chestnut St., Sunbury.

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