Ruth E. Seibel

Ruth E. Seibel, 88, of Weatherly, died on Saturday, July 7th, 2007, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

Born in Summit Hill on December 13th, 1918, she was the daughter of the late William and Cora (nee Steigerwalt) Nothstein.

Ruth was an active member of Zions Evangelical Lutheran Church in Weatherly where she taught Sunday School for 50 years, was a member of the Busy Bees and of the former LCW. She was also a volunteer for Meals on Wheels.

Prior to her retirement in 1980, Ruth worked at the Tung-Sol/Wagner Electric plant in Weatherly.

Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husbands Leonard Weston Sr. in 1969 and William “Bup” Seibel in 2002, and two sisters Lauretta Jones and Viola Nothstein.

Surviving are son Leonard Weston and daughters Lenore Doney and Jean Weston, all of Weatherly, daughter Carol and her husband Bill Helker of Plymouth, MI; and sister Mary Rudd of El Paso, TX. 11 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren, 13 great-great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews also survive.

A Memorial Service will be held at Zions Evangelical Lutheran Church in Weatherly on Saturday, August 4th, 2007, at 11:00 AM. Rev. Walter Breiner will officiate.

Interment will be in Union Cemetery, Weatherly, Pennsylvania.

Donations in Ruth’s memory to: Zions Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3rd & Fell Streets, Weatherly, PA, 18255, would be appreciated.

Funeral arrangements entrusted to: The Philip J. Jeffries Funeral Home, 211 First Street, Weatherly, Pennsylvania, 18255. Telephone: (570) 427-4231.

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