The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

Obituaries

July 4, 2014

Ruth M. Adams

UPPER YODER TOWNSHIP — ADAMS – Ruth M., 93, Upper Yoder Township, died July 1, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center. Born July 9, 1920, in Johnstown, daughter of the late Harry and Margaret (O’Farrell) Baserman. Preceded in death by husband, James N., on Nov. 5, 1996; brother, James Baserman; sister-in-law, Frances Baserman; and brother-in-law, Frederick Metzler. Survived by daughter, Cheryl L. Adams; and son, Harry, married to Donna R. Caldwell, all of Johnstown; grandsons, Daniel J. Adams; and Matthew J. Adams, married to Joann Spring Burkhart; and great-grandchildren, Malek and Maeve. Also survived by brother, Wayne Baserman, New Jersey; sisters, Marjorie Metzler, Johnstown; and Marilyn Krieger, and husband, William, Arizona; sister-in-law, Lucille Baserman, Johnstown; and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. Ruth was a graduate of Johnstown High School. She was employed in the cafeteria at Westmont Hilltop Elementary School for 17 years and J.C. Penney Co. department store. Member of Trinity United Methodist Church. Ruth enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her great-grandchildren. She also was a good cook and liked to paint, play cards, bird watch and loved all babies. Friends will be received from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday and from 10 a.m. until time of funeral service at 11 a.m. Monday at Picking-Treece-Bennett Mortuary Inc., 921 Menoher Blvd., the Rev. Edward C. Patterson, officiating. Interment, Benshoff Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Allegheny Lutheran Home of Johnstown, 807 Goucher St., Johnstown, Pa. 15905, in Ruth’s memory. (PTBmortuary.com)

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