Ruth A. (Averill) McCreary

Born: Wed., Feb. 15, 1928
Died: Fri., Jul. 29, 2016

Memorial Service

Mon., Aug. 01, 2016
Location: Nelson Funeral Home & Cremation Services

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Ruth McCreary, 88, of 655 Rouse Ave., Youngsville, passed away Friday July 29, 2016 at the Warren General Hospital after a brief illness.

She was born February 15, 1928 in Tidioute, a daughter to the Layton and Frances (Wells) Averill. She had been employed at Bell telephone for many years as a Field coordinator.  Ruth enjoyed reading, crossword puzzles and watching her favorite TV shows, Bluebloods and Criminal Minds.   She also enjoyed history, especially George Armstrong Custer, and traveling in her younger days.

Ruth is survived by her 2 children: Faith Ann McCreary of Forest Grove, OR, and Sean (Beth) McCreary of Lawerenceburg, KY, 4 grandchildren: Samara, Colton, Jarret and Evan McCreary, and many adopted grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 2 sisters, Betty Gregg and Shirley Ann Zielke.

A memorial service will be held on Monday at 10 a.m. at the Nelson Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 314 N. Main St. in Youngsville with the Rev. Marcus Briggs, chaplain of the Warren General Hospital, officiating.

Memorial donations may be made to the Youngsville Library, Broad St. Youngsville, Pa. 16371 or to Paws Along the River, 212 Elm St. Warren, Pa. 16365.  Condolences to the family may be made at

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Alan & Patricia McCullough
   Posted Sat July 30, 2016
Mcreary Family: Please accept our sympathies in your loss! My sister Marsha & Faith Ann were good friends growing up. I always enjoyed visiting as well, even though I was the little brother. Your mom was always very kind to me!

Marsha McCullough snyder
   Posted Sat July 30, 2016
Faith Ann and Sean: sending you thought and prayers. I remember all the fun times I had at your home with you and your mom. She was a special lady to me growing up. May God wrap his arms around you and give you comfort during this time.

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