Ruth Anne Brutt


Ruth Anne Miller Brutt, 87, Hermitage, passed away peacefully Sunday (Jan. 27, 2019) in Sharon Regional Hospital.
She was born in Brookville, Pa., Dec. 26, 1931, to William R. and E. Aldine Miller.
She graduated from Brookville High School in 1949 and earned a B.S. in education from Clarion State Teacher's College in 1952.
On Aug. 4, 1957, she married Frederick Brutt, and continued teaching kindergarten until 1958 when she left the Sharon school system to dedicate herself to her growing family.
Active at Christ Lutheran Church, Ruth served as president of the Lutheran Church Women, taught Sunday School, and aided multiple committees. She helped start the local Meals on Wheels in 1970 and coordinated the volunteers until 2013.
Ruth also enjoyed sewing, reading, and her family.
She is survived by: her children, David (Rhonda) Brutt, Mark (Nancy) Brutt, Barbara (Mark) Horstemeyer, and Helen Brutt; nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and her sister, Jean Oppedal.
In addition to her parents, Ruth was preceded in death by her husband and a brother, Robert W. Miller.
Ruth desired that memorial contributions be made to Christ Lutheran Church or Meals on Wheels, both located at 396 Buhl Blvd., Sharon, PA 16146.

Mrs. Frederick (Ruth Anne Miller), 87, Hermitage.
Calling hours: 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday (2-2-19) at SAMPLE O'DONNELL FUNERAL HOME, 555 E. State St., Sharon. To sign the guestbook for Ruth's family, visit
Service: 3:30 p.m. Saturday (2-2-19) Christ Lutheran Church, Sharon, with Rev. Michael L. Lozano, pastor, officiating.
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