Ruth I. Dzugan

Born: Sun., Jan. 25, 1925
Died: Fri., Jan. 12, 2018


2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Mon., Jan. 15, 2018
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM, Mon., Jan. 15, 2018
Location: Welch Funeral Home

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Tue., Jan. 16, 2018
Location: Welch Funeral Home

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Ruth I. Dzugan, 92, of North Buffalo Township, died Friday, January 12, 2018, in Our Family's Home, Ford City.

Born January 25, 1925, in Manorville, she was the daughter of Emanuel and Flora (Boarts) Swank.

She was a homemaker. Ruth was a member of St. Michael's Lutheran Church, Burrell Township, and also attended the First Church of God, Kittanning. She enjoyed playing bingo, and was an avid quilter, belonging to the quilting clubs at Appleby Manor Presbyterian Church and the First Church of God.

She is survived by her children, Fred (Sherry) Dzugan of Ford City, Kathy (William) Boarts of Kittanning, and Chris (Jerry) Metcalf of Downington; her grandchildren, Vaughn (Ed) Underberg of Florida, William (Tracy) Patton of Chicora, Andrew (Stacy) Patton of Ford City, Lyndsay (Mike) Blystone of Ford City, Luke (Olivia) Dzugan of Worthington, Caryle (Terry) Venturino of Gibsonia, and Jeff (Gail) Metcalf of New York; her great-grandchildren, Molly Underberg, Justin, Marra, and Sarah Patton, Austin, Aiden and Alex Patton, Hayden and Tanner Blystone, and Lucy Dzugan; and a brother, Ray (Sally) Swank of Kittanning.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Peter F. Dzugan, and a brother, Donald Swank.

Friends will be welcomed from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., Monday, in the Welch Funeral Home, 1032 Fourth Ave., Ford City, where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, with Pastor Gale Winning, officiating. Interment will follow in Brick Church Cemetery.

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Dan & Anita Lynch
   Posted Mon January 15, 2018
Our deepest sympathies to the entire Dzugan and Swank families. Ruth lived her life to the fullest. God bless her and all of the family. May she rest in peace. Dan & Anita Lynch

Michael Luke
   Posted Tue January 16, 2018
Sorry for your loss. Gonna miss her.

Chauncey Klingensmith
   Posted Thu January 18, 2018
I am so sorry to learn of the passing of a truly wonderful and beautiful lady. Ruthie has always been one of my favorite people. Please accept my most heartfelt condolences. Rest in Gods care sweet lady.

David B. Conoran Sr.
   Posted Thu January 18, 2018
Fred & Family's,
Computer was down, just read notice, Prayers & Condolences;

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