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Ruth Hedderick, 87, of Greenville, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017, at her home in Greenville.
Ruth was born on July 13, 1930, to John and Elizabeth (Bleil) Hess in Erie. She graduated from Erie Academy, class of 1948. Ruth worked as a secretary for several school districts and businesses.
On Aug. 8, 1953, she married Raymond A. Hedderick, who passed away Jan. 17, 2010.
She was a member of the Church of Notre Dame. Ruth was also a member of the Garden Club of New Hamburg. She liked bowling, golfing, reading, knitting, and crocheting. Ruth enjoyed many good times with friends and family over the card table. She was an avid Penn State sports enthusiast. Ruth was known to all as a proud mother and grandmother.
Ruth is survived by her daughter, Robin (Simon) Kettering of Greenville; sons, Randy (Carla) Hedderick of Transfer, Todd (Sarah) Hedderick of Adamsville; two sisters, Lucille Lackovic of Erie, Mary Bowersox of Union City; brother, Donald Hess of Erie; seven grandchildren, Jessica (George) Fileas, Kevin Hedderick, Shawna Hedderick, Marissa Hedderick, Soren Hedderick, Brekken Hedderick, Randy Hedderick Jr., and four great-grandchildren, Chance Dawson, Nolan and Parker Hedderick, Aubree Medows.
She was preceded in death by father, John Hess; mother, Elizabeth Hess; husband, Raymond A. Hedderick; sister, Betty Goodemote, and brother, John Hess.
Memorial contributions may be sent to the Church of Notre Dame, 2325 Highland Road, Hermitage PA 16148, in memory of Ruth.

Ruth, 87, of Greenville.
Calling hours: 5 to 8 p.m. Friday (9-15-17) at STEPHEN J. SHERMAN FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICE, 2201 Highland Road, Hermitage. Online condolences at www.shermanfuneralhome.com
Service: Mass of Christian burial at 11 a.m. Saturday (9-16-17) in the Church of Notre Dame with the Very Rev. Richard J. Allen, E.V., as celebrant. Friends are welcome to meet directly at church.
Interment: St. Rose Mausoleum.
Published on September 15, 2017
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