Nancy Ann Higgins Ruthem

RUTHEM, Nancy Ann Higgins, was born in Richmond, OH April 13,1941 and passed away July 22, 2013, at Steubenville’s Trinity West.

She was the daughter of Leroy and Pearl (Purviance) Higgins.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Wilbur, and brother, Harold.

She is survived by her son, Jeffrey (Debbie), and four step-grandchildren, all of Malvern, OH; brothers, George Earl of Vancouver, WA; William A. Sr. (Jean) of Weirton, WV.; and many nieces and nephews. Nancy’s family expresses gratitude for the love and care shown to her the last two years by so many at Dixon Nursing Home, The Teramana Cancer Center, Trinity, Lifeline & UPMC Hospitals and her nephew Jim Higgins.

A Memorial and Committal Service to be announced at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to a no kill animal shelter, such as Hounds’ Haven, 17 Twp. Rd. 150, Dillonvale, OH 43917