Ruth M. Swartley, 88, of Souderton, passed away on Monday, June 3, 2019 in the Souderton Mennonite Homes in Franconia Twp. She was the beloved wife of 66 years to the late Lawrence A. Swartley, who died Jan. 19, 2019.
Born in Bedminster Twp., she was a daughter of the late Dwight and Elizabeth (Yothers) Moyer.
She was employed as a Registered Nurse for Grand View Hospital, Doylestown Hospital, and later in life, part-time for Buckingham Valley Nursing Center.
Mrs. Swartley was a member of North Rome Wesleyan Church in Rome, but later attended Blooming Glen Mennonite Church. In her free time, she enjoyed reading, birdwatching, baking and cooking, doing crossword puzzles, and playing games with her family.
She is survived by a daughter, Sharon Landes and her husband, Ronald of Silverdale; three sons, Donald Swartley and his wife, Sandy of Wysox, Thomas Swartley and his wife, Miriam, of Canadensis, Michael Swartley and his wife, Jill of Friendsville; 11 grandchildren, Bryan, Heather, Dwight, Katelyn, Holly, Daniel, Matthew, Zebulin, Jared, Beth, Giovanni; four great-grandchildren, Liza, Emme, Logan, Gideon, and one more expected this year; two brothers-in-law, Russell Gehman of Souderton, and Gordon Yoder and his wife, Grace of Chambersburg.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a brother, David Moyer, and two sisters, Mary E. Gehman and Anna Marie Moyer.
Memorial Services will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday, June 24, 2019 in the Summit View Auditorium of the Souderton Mennonite Homes, 207 W. Summit Street, Souderton, PA 18964. Interment is private in the Blooming Glen Mennonite Church Columbarium. Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to Living Branches Foundation, c/o Souderton Mennonite Homes Agape Fund, 275 Dock Drive, Lansdale, PA 19446. Arrangements are by the Sadler-Suess Funeral Home, Telford.