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Ruth A. (Metzgar) Schreiber

August 1, 1941 ~ December 9, 2020 (age 79)

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Ruth A. Schreiber, 79, formerly of Scott Township, passed away at her daughter’s home in Peters Township on December 9, 2020. Ruth was born on August 1, 1941, daughter of William and Velma Rabold Metzgar of McDonald, PA. Ruth married John C. (Jack) Schreiber on May 5, 1962 in McDonald; they were married for 57 years until Jack passed away in December 2019. Ruth is survived by her 2 daughters, Laurene (Gregg) Franjione, and Susan (Mike) Pazuchanics; grandchildren Samuel (Anne), Jesse, and Benjamin Franjione, Michael and Kathryn Pazuchanics; great-granddaughter Nora Ruth Franjione; brother-in-law Edward (Marie) Schreiber; aunt to Paul, Mark, Kelly, and Scott. She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, sister Karen (William) Bain; and sister-in-law Dorothy Donley (Lee) Bevan. Ruth worked for the Chartiers Valley School District as a secretary for 22 years. She was an active member of St. John Lutheran Church in Carnegie for decades teaching Sunday School, singing in the choir, and serving on the council. She also volunteered with Meals on Wheels and Family Promise. She enjoyed traveling with Jack, family and friends, and especially loved going to beaches along the Atlantic Coast. She loved quilting, reading, attending concerts and plays, and spending time with her family. Ruth will be greatly missed by all those who were blessed to be in her life. Visitation is from 2–8 pm Friday, December 11 at Henney, Bradwell & Nirella Funeral Home, 524 Washington Ave., Carnegie. Due to COVID restrictions, a private funeral service will be held Saturday, December 12 at St. John Lutheran Church in Carnegie. A video of the service will be posted on the church’s website. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. John Lutheran Church or Southwest Meals on Wheels in Bridgeville.

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