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April 19, 1933 - January 30, 2021

Burial Date February 6, 2021

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Ruth Melrose “Posie” Willard , 87, of Masontown, PA passed away January 30, 2021 at her home.

She was born in Smithfield, PA on April 19, 1933, the daughter of the late Arthur and Millie (Maust) Hoover.

“Posie” enjoyed sewing, quilting, canning, baking and gardening.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by sons: Bruce, William and Ronald Willard; brothers: Wayne and Leonard Hoover and sisters: Doris Rowe, Effie Martin, Marjorie Shade, Shirley Haines and Mildred Hoover. Ruth was the last surviving member of her immediate family.

Left to cherish her memory are her children: Shiela Snyder, Sheri (Anthony) Renaldi, Annette (James) Weaver, Belinda Baker, Rocshelle (George) Franz and James (Annie) Willard and 106 grandchildren.

Friends will be received in the John S. Maykuth Jr. Funeral Home, 7 River Avenue, Masontown, PA on Thursday, February 4th from 1 to 7 p.m. and Friday from 1 to 7 p.m. the hour of service in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Asa Walters officiating.

Private interment at Old Frame Cemetery, Smithfield, PA.

Due to the COVID-19 state mandates our funeral homes indoor occupancy is limited to 25 people and masks and social distancing are required