Ruth Eileen Uphold, 75, of Grantsville, MD, went to be with her Lord, Wednesday, June 24, 2020, at Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown, WV.
Born September 21, 1944, in Cumberland, MD, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Margaret (Ringer) Richter.
Ruth was a special lady, who touched the lives of many. She worked 35 years for the Board of Education at Accident Elementary School. She was a homemaker and enjoyed making crafts, sewing and cooking. Most of all she loved spending time with her family.
She is survived by her loving husband, Danny “Tom” Uphold; her loving children, Charlotte (Steven) Friend, Bloomfield, IN; William (Tammy) Uphold, Accident, MD; Julie (Kris) Ronan, Pollocksville, NC; Jerry (Michelle) Uphold, Smithfield, NC; eight grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren; two sisters and one brother, Betty Frazee, Oakland, MD; Reed Richter, Eastlake, OH; and Wanda (Dorsey) Guard, Friendsville.
Friends will be received at the Newman Funeral Homes, P.A., 943 Second Ave., Friendsville, on Monday from 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will be conducted in the funeral home on Tuesday, June 30, 2020, at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Peter Suwak officiating. Interment will be in the Blooming Rose Cemetery.
For safety precautions, it is recommended to wear a mask and please honor the social distancing guidelines.
Expressions of sympathy may be directed to the St. John’s Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 256, Accident, MD 21520.
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St. John's Lutheran Church
P.O. Box 256, Accident MD 21520