First Posted: 1/20/2013
Ruth Grace, 102, of Old Forge, died Friday morning at Hospice Community Care, Dunmore.
Born on Feb. 5, 1910, in Pittston, she was a daughter of John and Margaret Reddington Grace. She graduated from St. John the Evangelist High School, Pittston, and worked as an administrative assistant at the Pittston Hospital and then at Geisinger Hospital. She was a member of Prince of Peace Parish at St. Mary’s Church, Old Forge.
Surviving are a sister, Sister Elizabeth Grace, IHM, Our Lady of Peace Residence, Marywood; several nieces, including Mary Capitano and husband, John, with whom she resided; great-nieces and great-nephews; grandnieces and grandnephews.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Miriam Callahan; four brothers, Thomas, Paul, John and Robert.
The funeral will be Monday, Jan. 21, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in Prince of Peace Parish at St. Mary’s Church, 123 Grace St., Old Forge. Interment will be in St. John the Evangelist Cemetery, Pittston. There will be no calling hours.
Arrangements are by the Paul F. Leonard Funeral Home, 575 N. Main St., Pittston.