Obituary for Ruth Newman
08/04/1924 - 08/23/2017
Ruth Harshman Newman entered into eternal peace on August 23, 2017 Norworth at 93 years of age. Ruth was born August 4, 1924 in the hills of Washington , PA on a farm. She graduated from Cleland School and Trinity High school, and attended Ashbury College, Wilmore, KY. Her parents John F. Harshman, Georgia Irwin Harshman, Brother John I. Harshman Sr., Paul C. Harshman, Brother, husband Robert E. Newman and two infants precede her. She worked in Washington, PA before coming to Columbus, OH. She worked for Western Electric and AT&T - Retiring from Alcatel-Lucent after 23 years. Ruth married Robert Newman in 1956 and they were married for over 52 years until he passed away in 2008. Ruth’s many interests in life were her church of many years, traveling, crafts, photography and some writing. Her greatest trip was to Israel in 1979. Walking where Jesus walked. Her greatest hope is to see her Savior face to face. She was a member of Peace United Methodist Church and Hansberger Methodist church many years. Also the Crusader’s Sunday School class many years. Ruth leaves behind many nieces, nephews and dear friends. Family and friends may call Tuesday, August 29, 2017 from 10:30 to 11 AM at HILL FUNERAL HOME where services will be held at 11 AM. Interment Fancher Cemetery. Pastor Rev Brett presiding, Contributions may be made in her memory to the CELIAC DISEASE CENTER at NATIONWIDE CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL, Columbus, Ohio.