Ruth A. Nestor

Born: Thu., Apr. 27, 1922
Died: Mon., Jun. 20, 2016


9:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Thu., Jun. 23, 2016
Location: Yost-Gedon Funeral Home

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Thu., Jun. 23, 2016
Location: Yost-Gedon Funeral Home

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Ruth A. Nestor, 94, formerly of 672 W. Third St., Lock Haven and for the last twelve years, a resident of Susque View Home, passed away June 20, 2016. She was born April 27, 1922 in Renovo, and was the last of ten siblings born to Charles and Ada Samuelson Greene.

Ruth was a 1940 graduate of Renovo High School. On September 11, 1941 she was united in marriage to Harold F. Whiteleather. They celebrated 53 years if marriage until his death February 21, 1994. She married David Nestor in August 1995, who preceded her in death in 2008.

Ruth was a life long member of the First Baptist Church in Lock Haven where she faithfully served in various ministries of the church.

She worked for many years at the Bottorf Shoe Store and later became part owner of the Lock Haven Bootery where she continued to work until her retirement.

Surviving Ruth are two daughters; Carol (Howard - deceased) Bierly, McElhattan, Ann (Gurney-deceased) Wagner, Lock Haven, and the following grandchildren: Dr. Timothy (Barbara) Eichenlaub, Las Vegas, NV; Betsy (Jeffrey) Jerome, Clarks Summit, PA; Randy (Tammy) Weaver, Beech Creek, PA; Scott (Amy) Weaver; Blanchard; Jeffrey Weaver, Lock Haven. There are seven great grandchildren: Braiden, Ana, and Callum Jerome; Emily, Lacy, Rachel and Bree Weaver. Also surviving are three step grandchildren, and four step great grandchildren along with many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husbands, she was preceded in death by six sisters: Ina and Nellie Fredrickson of Warren, PA; Alice Gillilan, of California, MO; Doris Biddle, Gladys Fischer, Agnes Hubbell of Chicago, IL; and three brothers; Royner Greene, Chicago, IL, Ralph Greene, Renovo, PA; and Rev. David Greene, Danville, IN.

Funeral services for Ruth A. Nester will be held at the Yost-Gedon Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 121 W. Main St., Lock Haven on Thursday, June 23, 2016 at 11:00 AM with Pastor Dick Hawley of the Lock Haven First Baptist Church officiating. Friends will be received at the funeral home 2 hours prior to the service. Interment will be at Cedar Hill Cemetery, Mill Hall, PA.

In Lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Susque View Home. 22 Cree Drive, Lock Haven, PA 17745.

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Mike Seibert
   Posted Wed June 22, 2016
Hi Ann and Carol - I worked for your mother at the Bootery from 1966 to 1973. Your mother has had a great influence on my life since I was 16 years old when I first started working for her. She demonstrated a strong work ethic that I have carried successfully in my professional life. I have very fond memories of her and she was a wonderful person. I'm sure you cherish her as your mother and I am very saddened that she has left us but I am sure she is OK. My sympathy to you - Mike Seibert

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