Ruth Elizabeth Hart, 69, of 7 E. Washington St., Hagerstown, Md., died Thursday, April 26, 2012 at Meritus Medical Center.
Born Jan. 31, 1943, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late James Curtis and Doris Jane Flint Swandol.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Alfred Hart, on Nov. 9, 2003.
She was a member of First Baptist Church, Hagerstown.
She is survived by one brother, Roy C. Swandol and his wife, Joanie, of Morristown, Tenn.
Graveside services will be held at Rose Hill Cemetery on Friday, April 27, at 2:30 p.m.
A memorial service will be held at First Baptist Church Friday at 6 p.m. The Rev. Thom C. Smith will officiate.
There will be no viewing.
Memorial donations may be made to First Baptist Church, 15 High St., Hagerstown, MD 21740.
Arrangements are being handled by Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown.
Online condolences are accepted at www.minnichfh.com.