Ruth McClymonds

April 24, 1968


Ruth Elizabeth McClymonds, age 52, formerly of Portersville, passed away on November 15, 2020 at Chandler Regional Hospital in Arizona, after battling a lung infection related to COVID-19.

Born April 24, 1968 in Ellwood City, PA; she was the daughter of the late Norman Dennis and Alda Mae Weller McClymonds.

Ruth was a 1986 graduate of Lincoln High School and earned her bachelor’s degree from Geneva College in 1990.  After graduating, she worked as a Cardiovascular Technologist at Fairfax Hospital in Virginia.  Ruth then worked as a Cardiovascular Technologist and later Director of Cardiovascular Services at Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica, California from 1994 to 2016.

Ruth was passionate about all the sports.  She enjoyed travel, reading, outdoor activities, hiking, survival strategies, horses, photography, and holiday decoration.  Family and extended family were very important in her life.

Ruth is survived by 3 sisters:  Jane (Cal) Chronister, Melody McClymonds, and Dorothy McClymonds; 4 brothers:  Donald, Henry, Bill, and Richard McClymonds; many nieces and nephews including Jennifer, Stacy, Randy, Bruce, and Derek; 1 great niece, 7 great nephews, and many aunts, uncles, and cousins.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother Dennis McClymonds.

Ruth touched the lives of countless people.  Many thanks for all prayers, love, support, and comfort throughout this difficult time.  The family greatly appreciates and is comforted by knowing how so many people truly cared and loved her.

The family will have a private inurnment at the Portersville Bible Church Cemetery on Saturday, December 19, 2020.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Portersville Bible Church, PO Box 155, Portersville, PA 16051.

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Local arrangements by the Raisley Funeral Home and Cremation Services, PC, 387 Main Street, Prospect.


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