Sunbury - Ethel R. "Ruth" Conrad, 88 of Eighth Street was welcomed into the arms of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Tuesday, November 9, 2021 from the Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.
She was born November 11, 1932 in Sunbury a daughter of the late Harry "Happy" and Florence (Doty) Temple. She was married to Theodore R. Conrad, Jr. who preceded her in death.
Ruth was a proud Sunbury Owl and was a 1950 graduate of Sunbury High School.
Mrs. Conrad was a draftsman for Bell Telephone, Bloomsburg after more than 45 years of dedicated service.
Ruth was of the Lutheran Faith.
She was a member of the Susquehanna Garden Club, local quilting club and the Friendship Hose Co Dart League. Earlier in life, she served as den mother for her son's Cub Scout Troop. Prior to that, Ruth modeled clothing for several local Sunbury businesses.
She was very active with activities including; dancing, sewing, gardening, creating ceramics in her own kiln, listening to big band music, all things John Wayne.
Many would know Ruth from her stand at the Sunbury Market House where she sold her handmade blankets and pillow cases.
For those who were blessed to know her, she made an "unforgetable" impression, always giving more than she took. She loved each and everyone with her whole heart.
Ruth is survived by her three children, one son and daughter-in-law, Timothy N. and Sandra L. Conrad of Shamokin Dam, two daughters and sons-in-law, Heidi L. Conrad and husband, Ryan M. Scheller Sr. of Sunbury, Valerie E. and Joseph A. Wesloskie Jr. of Rockwall, TX, ten grandchildren; Kayleb, Abigail and Tobias Shirk, Ryan Scheller, Jr., Kelsea Brown and husband, Christopher, Hunter and Hayden Wesloskie, Timena Renn and husband, Dale, Christina Artley and husband, Heath, Nicole and Tristan Conrad and her ten great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by siblings, Sam Temple and Josie Doebler.
Arrangements are by the Zweier Funeral Home, 157 Chestnut Street, Sunbury.
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