- Local Guide
Ruth M. London, 90, Punxsutawney, died Friday, April 20, 2012, at Punxsutawney Area Hospital.
She was born Feb. 21, 1922, a daughter of the late Thomas and Barbara (Lester) Cowan.
July 23, 1955, she married Robert H. London, who preceded her in death May 10, 1999.
Mrs. London was a member of the Presbyterian Church of Punxsutawney and served as the organist at the Anita Presbyterian church.
She was a homemaker and enjoyed baking, cooking and feeding her family.
Surviving relatives include a son, Dan London and wife Lisa of Punxsutawney; three grandchildren, Erin Cameron and husband Josh, Adam Eberhart and Stephanie Wenner; four great-grandchildren; two brothers, William Cowan and wife June of Ashland, Ky., and Richard Cowan of Jamestown, N.Y.; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by two sons, William T. London and David R. London, two sisters, Mabel Hinderer and Ethel Feliskey; and two brothers Boyd Cowan and John Cowan.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday, April 22, 2012, at the Deeley Funeral Home, Punxsutawney.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, April 23, 2012, at the Presbyterian Church of Punxsutawney.
Interment will be in Mt. Zion Lutheran Cemetery in Bell Township.
Memorial contributions may be made in Mrs. Londonâ€™s memory to the Mt. Zion Lutheran Cemetery Association, c/o 2364 Airport Rd., Punxsutawney, Pa. 15767, or to a charity of the donorâ€™s choice.