A funeral service, celebrating the life of Ruth V. McGill Sleppy, 95, of Millersport, formerly of Meadville, PA., will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, February 10, 2012, in the chapel of The Hoskinson-Schoedinger Funeral Home, Millersport, with Pastor Brian Vinson as celebrant. Entombment will follow on Saturday in Meadville, Pennsylvania.
Ruth died early Wednesday, February 8, 2012, at Pickering House in Lancaster. She was born in Meadville, PA, on July 21, 1916, the daughter of the late Clarence A and Hazel Kathryne (Knapp) McGill.
Ruth was a homemaker who was very active in her community and a member of Grace United Methodist Church in Meadville. She was also a founding member of the Kismet Grottto-ettes, in Meadville. She was also a member of the Millersport United Methodist Church while living in Ohio. She enjoyed reading and playing cards.
She is survived by her family: daughter, Sue (James) Caldwell of Rensselaer, IN; son, David T. (Gwen) Sleppy of Seymour, IN; grandchildren, Kathleen (Mark) Severance of Millersport, David T. (Sabrina) Sleppy Jr., Michael Caldwell and Thomas (Rebecca) Caldwell; seven great grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren; and caregiver, Diane Hardy.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, David Daye Sleppy and her brother, Gaylord A McGill.
Ruth’s family will receive friends on Friday, February 10, 2012, from 4:30 to 7:00 p.m. at the Millersport home of The Hoskinson-Schoedinger Funeral and Cremation Service, 11544 Summerland Beach Rd. (at St Rt 204) in Millersport. An on-line register and video tribute to Ruth are available at www.hoskinsonfuneral.com <http://www.hoskinsonfuneral.com>
Hoskinson-Schoedinger Funeral and Cremation Service are honored to care for the Sleppy family.