Lillian B. Ruth June 8, 1928 - November 25, 2018

Mrs. Lillian Bertha Ruth, 90, of Allentown, Pa., passed away on November 25, 2018.  She was known to all as “Betsy.”  Born on June 8, 1928 in Allentown, she was the youngest child of the late Stanley and Bertha L. (Miller) Scott of N. Penn St. in Allentown.  She was wife to the late George T. Ruth of Allentown for over 50 years prior to his passing in 2003.

Betsy had worked at the former Carriage House Laundry in Allentown for 22 years before retiring in 1993.  In her younger days, she worked as a waitress at several former Allentown restaurants, including Dottie’s, Sandt’s, Look’s, and Midway Manor.

Betsy was a lifelong congregant of the former Dubbs Memorial U.C.C. in Allentown and had been a current congregant at St. John’s U.C.C. in Fullerton, Whitehall Twp., Pa.

Survivors:  Betsy is survived by many nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by all her siblings; sisters Arlene L. Nau and Ethel L. Rohrbach; brothers George W. Scott, Henry F. Scott, and Stanley R. Scott; half-sisters Ruth E.C. Danner and Helen I. Saylor; half-brother Arthur W. Welty.

Services:  A graveside memorial service will be held at 10am on Saturday, December 1, 2018 at Allen Union Cemetery; Main & E. 4th Sts., Northampton, Pa. 18067.  The Stephens Funeral Home, Inc. of Allentown is in charge of arrangements. www.stephensfuneral.com

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in Betsy’s memory to the Lehigh County Humane Society; 640 Dixon St., Allentown, Pa. 18103.


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