Ruth V. Davis, 88

APRIL 2, 1924-MARCH 30, 2013

April 02, 2013
  • Ruth V. Davis
Ruth V. Davis

Ruth Virginia (Rohrer) Davis, 88, of Hagerstown, passed away Saturday, March 30, 2013, at Meritus Medical Center.

Born April 2, 1924, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late Karl W. and Jeanette (Burger) Rohrer.

She attended Hagerstown High School and was a former member of Rehoboth United Methodist Church.

Ruth worked as a home health care nurse up until her 70s. Her patients loved her. She also had worked at Maryland Ribbon Co., Mack Trucks and the Silk Mill, all in Hagerstown.

Ruth is survived by three children, Donna Allen and husband, Dick, of Falling Waters, W.Va., Ronald Miley and wife, Leslie, of Cabot, Ariz., and Amy Haines and fiancé, Matthew Johnson, of Hagerstown; a sister, Jeanette Statton of Hagerstown; a brother, George G. Rohrer of Olympia, Wash.; four grandchildren, Travers B. Ruppert, Brandon D. Pile, Lauren J. Miley and Jacob C. Miley; three great-grandchildren, T. Michael Ruppert, Kierstyn H. Pile and Kaidyn A.G. Pile; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first love, Roy U. Talhelm, who died at Normandy around D-Day and was a member of the 101st Airborne Division, G-506; husband, Richard St. Clair; husband, Ronald E. Miley Sr.; husband, Gerald E. Davis; a brother, Karl “Bud” Rohrer II; an infant grandson, Todd Kendall Ruppert; and a great-granddaughter, Kelly Ruppert.

A funeral service will be at noon Thursday, April 4, 2012, at Rest Haven Funeral Chapel, 1601 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown, with the Rev. Greg Martin officiating. Interment will follow in Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, Hagerstown.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour before services.

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