JOHNSTOWN — KINKEAD – Ruth A., 70, Johnstown, passed away Jan. 4, 2013, at her home. Born Dec. 7, 1942, in Johnstown, daughter of Thomas and Mable (Kinback) Kinkead. Preceded in death by parents; sister, Dorothy Kinkead; and brothers, James Kinkead I and Thomas Eugene Kinkead. Survived by adopted son, Mark Kinkead; sister-in-law, LaVern (Eash) Kinkead; nieces, Beth Ann, Michelle and Jayne; nephews, Mickey, Michael, James II, Zachary, Tommy, Bryant and Eddie; numerous great-nieces and great-nephews; special friends, Barb Menhorn, Edie Hubbard and Sandy and Junior (Dawson) Barnhart; and many other friends, including the crew from Conemaugh pediatrics department. She was a member of First Mennonite Church and the Salvation Army Home League. She started work in 1963 at Conemaugh Hospital as a nurse’s aide, then earned her LPN license. She continued to work at Conemaugh until she couldn’t any longer. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at John Henderson Co. Funeral Home, 215 Central Ave., where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Pastor Phillip King officiating. Interment, Richland Cemetery.