Ruth L. Murphy

Date of Death: 8/29/2019

Ruth L. (Dow) Murphy, 93, Hastings, formerly of Patton passed away August 29, 2019 at Haida Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. She was born October 5, 1925 in Scottdale, Pa, the daughter of Robert and Lois (Faust) Love.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by an infant daughter Joann, first husband Allen Dow, second husband Howard Murphy, sisters Winifred Steir, Shelia Steele, Jean Booterbaugh and stepfather Jack Litzinger.  She is survived by her son Allen (Arlene) Dow, Patton, grandchildren Allen (Chris) Dow, Indiana, William (Heidi) Dow, Patton, Rachel (Ed) DeDea, N. Cambria and numerous nieces and nephews. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.  Ruth was employed 20 years at the Van Heusen Shirt Factory.  She enjoyed reading and crocheting. At Ruth’s request there will be no visitation or services.  Interment Fairview Cemetery, Patton.  In lieu of flowers memorials are requested to the Patton Public Library.  Arrangements are under the direction of Stevens Funeral Home, Inc., Patton.  (


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