Ruth M. Barhight




Duffy & Snowdon Funeral Home

401 Church Street Moscow, PA 18444 Phone: (570) 842-8501

Duffy & Snowdon Funeral Home

401 Church Street Moscow, PA 18444 Phone: (570) 842-8501

Howard J Snowdon Funeral Home

1810 Sanderson Avenue Scranton, PA 18509 Phone: (570) 343-0712

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Ruth M. Barhight

July 28, 2017
Ruth M. Barhight, 85, of Scranton, died Friday at St. Mary’s Villa Nursing Home following an illness. She was the widow of Howard A. Barhight.

Born July 21, 1932 in Gouldsboro, she was the daughter of the late August and Anna M. (Christie) Bentler. Before her retirement, Ruth was employed by RCA/Thomson Electronics of Dunmore.

Surviving are her son, August “Augie” Barhight and wife, Peg; her daughters, Roxanne Puchalski and husband, Larry; Denise O’Brien and husband, Robert; and Cynthia Labar and husband, David; her brother, Gail Bentler; and her sisters, Augusta Silvi and Delores Mullenex; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews.

Ruth was also preceded in death by her brothers, Ned, Ernest, Charles, Edward, Robert, Jay and Larry Bentler; and her sisters, Mabel Scott, Helen Zavoski, Ethel Morris and Elsie Campbell. She was recently preceded in death by her granddaughter, Elizabeth O’Brien.

A memorial service will be conducted:
Wednesday at 7 p.m. in Duffy & Snowdon Funeral Home, 401 Church St., Moscow.

Friends and family will be received:
Wednesday from 4 until 7 at the funeral home.

Interment will be conducted privately in Fairview Memorial Park, Elmhurst Twp.

Memorial contributions can be made to:
Hospice of the Sacred Heart, 600 Baltimore Drive, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702; or
St. Mary’s Villa Nursing Home, 516 St. Mary’s Villa Road, Elmhurst Twp., PA 18444.

2 Responses to “Ruth M. Barhight”

  1. Frank Paris says:

    Augie & Peg
    My sincere condolences ,May your GOD give you all peace.

  2. Sarge says:


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