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Obituary for Ruth E. Skvoretz
Ruth E. Skvoretz, 91 years, formerly of Catasauqua, died Thursday January 10th, 2013 at her residence at Fellowship Manor in Whitehall. She was the wife of the late John V. Skvoretz Sr. Born in Catasauqua, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Mary (Weaver) Heffelfinger. Ruth was a member of St. Andrew’s Catholic Church in North Catasauqua. She worked in the payroll department for the former Graver Tank Co. in Catasauqua. She also worked as a secretary for the Catasauqua High School for 16 years before retiring. Surviving are her daughters Marie Vinup and husband Karl of Allentown, Carol Boob and husband Thomas of Mingoville, Janet Smith and husband Joseph of Wooster, OH; sons John V. Jr. and wife Gretchen of Tampa, FL, David and wife Patti of Northampton; sister Marion Hahn and husband Howard of North Catasauqua; 11 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; sisters-in-law and nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by brothers Robert and Harold. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10am Tuesday January 15th, 2013 at St. Andrew’s Catholic Church, 1239 Third St. N. Catasauqua, 18032. Her viewing will be from 8:30-9:30am at the Brubaker Funeral Home, Inc. 234 Walnut Street Catasauqua, 18032. Memorial contributions may be made in her name payable to the Alzheimer’s Association or to St. Andrew’s Catholic Church care of the funeral home.