Ruth E. Jarousse
Ruth E. Jarousse died on February 9, 2012, surrounded by her family. Ruth was born in Lancaster, PA, March 23, 1932, daughter of George Gamble & Elsie (Swinehardt), sister to Marie (Sanders) & Grace (Fantz). Ruth graduated from J.P. McCaskey HS in Lancaster & then Chestnut Hill Hospital School of Nursing,1953. She was a member of Natl. Honor Society. Ruth devoted her life to her career & worked at Chestnut Hill Hosp & Moss Rehab Hosp, among other facilities in the Phila area. She found joy spending time with her family & walking the trails of the Wissahickon with her dogs, Luke & Timber. Ruth is survived by her sons, Mark (Charlestown,WV), Andrew & Lee Ann (Chicago,IL) daughters Kimberly (Virginia Beach, VA) & Constance (Chicago,IL), 9 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her eldest son Capt. Robert C. USMC in 2003. All are welcome to attend a memorial mass in Ruth’s honor Sat. March 24 @ 10am, Our Mother of Consolation Church, 9 E. Chestnut Hill Ave.
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