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Dorothy Cecilia (Garris) Rugh

February 16, 1928 ~ February 17, 2023 (age 95) 95 Years Old

Dorothy Rugh Obituary

Dorothy Cecilia (Garris) Rugh 95 of Greensburg PA, passed away Friday, February 17th with family by her side. The daughter of the late George W Garris Sr and Cecilia Claire (Walsh) Garris. She was born in Penn Twp, Westmoreland County, PA on February 16th, 1928. She graduated from Penn Trafford High School in 1946.      In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by, sons Edward J, Thomas H, and Michael A Rugh, her granddaughter Barbara, and grandson Jason, her husband Edward C. Rugh, as well as her brothers Richard (Dick), Robert, and James Garris, her sisters Zelma Mertz, Jean Baker, and Barbara Garris.  She is survived by her children David W Rugh of Adams TN, Lois M Gildert of Baltimore MD, Linda K Rugh of Greensburg PA, Stephen P Rugh of Somerset PA, Janet E (David) Stewart of Indiana PA, Ronald W Rugh of Greensburg PA, Carol L Bavlish (Stanley) of Frederick MD, and Sandra F (Vincent) Miano of Jeannette PA, brothers George W (Bud) Garris Jr of San Mateo CA, Paul (Norma) Garris Sr of Jeannette PA, Ken Garris (Charlotte) of Jeannette PA, and a sister Audrey Hoak of Grapeville PA,  As well as her grandchildren Nicole Stewart, Matthew D (Stacey) Stewart, Elizabeth Miano, Sarah Miano, Tara Trageser, Sean P Rugh, Phillip Rugh, as well as many nieces and nephews.  Dorothy’s past time was playing her Yahtzee game and watching Wheel of Fortune, when she was well, bingo with friends Sharon and Harriet, going to the casinos, and she enjoyed traveling, having been to all 50 states and several countries.  Friends will be received Tuesday from 2-4 and 6-8 PM in the Mason-Gelder Funeral Home Inc. 201 N. First St. Jeannette.  A funeral mass will be celebrated Wednesday at 10 AM in Sacred Heart Church, Jeannette with Fr. Job Foote as celebrant.  Interment will follow in Twin Valley Memorial Park, Delmont.  To send online condolences visit www.mason-gelder.com.

 

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
February 21, 2023

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Mason-Gelder Funeral Home, Inc.
201 N. First St.
Jeannette, PA 15644

Visitation
Tuesday
February 21, 2023

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Mason-Gelder Funeral Home, Inc.
201 N. First St.
Jeannette, PA 15644

Funeral Mass
Wednesday
February 22, 2023

10:00 AM
Sacred Heart Church
504 Cowan Ave.
Jeannette, PA 15644

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