Ruth F. Zimmermann
Ruth Zimmermann was the proud and devoted mother of E. Carl (Bonnie) Zimmermann of Peoria AZ, Louise (the late Stewart) Malone of Fernandina FL and A. Christine (Ron) Johnson of Hingham MA.”Ru” was also a loving grandmother of 4 and great grandmother of 6. She is survived by her brother, Robert C. Foedisch.
A graduate of Cheltenham High School, Ruth received her B.S. in Nursing from Russell Sage College, Troy NY. While she raised her family, she was active in volunteer activities including serving as President of the Women’s Board of Lankenau Hospital.She later worked in retail and retired from the position of Manager of the Bryn Mawr Hospital Thrift Shop.
Ruth delighted in travel and visited many parts of the U.S. and Europe with friends and family.
As a resident of Spring House Estates, Ruth worked with other residents preparing and selling clothing, jewelry and household items for the community’s Bazaar.She also relished entertaining audiences in several theatrical productions. Always the good sport, and looking to have some fun, she transformed into a drum major, a slinky cat and the front end of a horse among other roles.
Ruth’s favorite role, however, was as a loving and supportive mother, grandmother and great grandmother.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Ruth’s name may be made to ACTS Signature Hospice P.O. Box 90, West Point, PA 19486, the American Red Cross, 2300 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19103, or a charity of choice.