Nancy Louise Ruff
Nancy Louise Ruff, 80, of Cumberland, and formerly of Oakland, died Friday, March 17, 2017, at Allegany Health & Rehab Center, Cumberland.
Born February 8, 1937, in Lonaconing, she was the daughter of the late Duke & Elizabeth (Moses) Crawford and was raised by her grandparents, the late Jake & Charlotte Moses. She was also preceded in death by a granddaughter, Emma Ruff and one brother, Joseph Moses.
Mrs. Ruff was a licensed practical nurse having worked at Garrett County Memorial Hospital, Jacksonville (FL) Hospital, Sacred Heart Hospital, Hopemont Hospital, Dennett Road Manor Nursing Home and Mountain Glade Adult Day Care Center. She was a 1955 graduate of Valley High School, Lonaconing and South Baltimore General Hospital Nursing School.
Surviving are her husband of 57 years, John F. Ruff; two sons, John F. Ruff, IV and wife, Lori, Fort Ashby, WV; Michael Ruff and wife, Nancy, Grantsville; two daughters, Tammy Ruff, Hagerstown; Brenda Clark and husband, Joe, Beaver, PA; one brother, Randy Robinette, Florida; one sister, Elizabeth Ann Pelkey, Maine; nine grandchildren, Sara & Kylah Ruff, Adam & Ryan Clark, Alexander, Nickolas, Allison, Anthony & Caitlin Ruff; one step grandson, Michael Resh and six great grandchildren, Silas, Caroline, Adalie, Talan, Rylin & Raelynn.
Friends will be received at the Newman Funeral Homes, P.A., 1100 Memorial Drive, Oakland, MD; on Tuesday 2-5 pm. Services will be conducted in the funeral home chapel on Wednesday, March 22, 2017, at 1:00 pm with Pastor Wally Weeks officiating. Interment will be in Garrett County Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers, her grandsons, will be Michael Resh, Alex Ruff, Nickolas Ruff, Adam Clark, Ryan Clark & Anthony Ruff.
Special thanks is extended to the staff of Allegany Health & Rehab for their wonderful care.
Expressions of sympathy may be directed to the Multiple Sclerosis Society of America.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.newmanfuneralhomes.com.