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August 15, 1942 ~ December 19, 2022 (age 80) 80 Years Old
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Ruth Heard, lovingly known as “Mama” passed away peacefully at her home on 12/19/2022. Ruth was 80 years old and had been under the care of hospice.
During her time at Melmark, Ruth spent many years at the Melmark Day program where she enjoyed activities that included coloring, pet therapy, music and many other fun activities. Ruth retired from the Melmark day program and enjoyed her time at her home with her housemate and staff. In her retirement years, Ruth enjoyed going to various outings as tolerated, relaxing at her home and spending time with her housemates.
Ruth will be remembered by her loved ones and staff for her love of all things fashion. Ruth loved shoes & purses and would often check her friends shoes out for her approval of a great fashion choice. Ruth also loved to Pray for her friends, and would lovingly place her hand on their head while doing so. Ruth had a loving and gentle spirit and was a blessing to anyone she encountered. She will be missed dearly!
Interment in Media Cemetery, 40 Kirk Lane, Media.PA 19063