STEWART, Ruth D., 79, of New Cumberland, WV, passed away Thursday, October 18, 2012, at her residence.
She was born April 3, 1933, in Indian Creek, WV, a daughter of the late Carl and Etta (Jones) Summers. She is also preceded in death by her husband Gerald L. Stewart, a grandson Shawn McAbee and a great-grandson Kyle McAbee.
Ruth was a retired bookkeeper from Bank One in Toronto, OH, and was a member of Kings Creek Union Chapel.
Surviving are her children: Viola (Chris) Cochrane of New Cumberland, WV, Kay (Terry) Gajtka of Weirton, WV, and William (Dawn) Croninof Weirton, WV; seven grandchildren: Juanita (Gary) Gill, Troy McAbee, Terry (Danielle) Gajtka, Caitlin Cronin, Shelby Cronin, Brooke Cronin and Liam Cronin; five great-grandchildren: Kaeleen, Autumn, Sierra, Darlene and Garrett; and stepchildren and step- grandchildren.
Friends will be received Friday from 2-8 p.m. at the Turley Funeral Home.
Services will be there Saturday, October 20, 2012, at 11 a.m. with Chaplain George Romage from Valley Hospice officiating. Interment will follow in the New Cumberland Cemetery.
The family gives a special thank you to the staff of Valley Hospice for all of their love and care.