McKee , Ruth E. 98
Ruth E. McKee, 98, of Kittanning, died Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2008, at Rivercliff Terrace Annex, in Kittanning. She was born Feb. 2, 1910, in Distant, to William and Elsie Melissa (Seth) Eberhart. Mrs. McKee was a member of Grace Lutheran Church of Manorville and the Kittanning Women's Club. She worked as a Payroll clerk for P.P.G. of Ford City for 35 years, retiring in 1973. She is survived by her four grandchildren, Eric, Mark, Kent and Lisa Klingensmith, all of Phoenix, Ariz.; a daughter-in-law, Margaret J. Thompson, of Phoenix; seven great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Kenneth Cordello McKee, who died July 12, 1979; a son, James Klingensmith; three half brothers; and two half sisters. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at the BAUER FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION SERVICES INC., 515 North McKean St., Kittanning, with the Rev. Andrew Dougherty officiating. Interment will be at Lawn Haven Burial Estates, East Franklin Township, Armstrong County. To send an online condolence visit www.bauerfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are being handled by the Bauer Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc. Memorial contributions may be given to Grace Lutheran Church, Water St., P.O. Box 122, Manorville, PA 16238.