Ruth G. (Fick) Pipala, 91 of Lower Alsace Twp. Berks Co., PA, passed away on Sunday, March 20, 2022 at Penn State Health St. Joseph. She was born in Reading, PA the daughter of the late Charles O. and Carrie (George) Fick.
Ruth was employed as a cook and waitress for different restaurants in her younger years. She last worked at the Vanity Fair Outlet in Wyomissing in the inventory department. She enjoyed cooking, dancing, gardening, and bowling. After retirement she volunteered with SMILES for kids in the Antietam School District.
Surviving Ruth are 1 son: Dennis L. Rutt; 3 daughters: Shirley A. Moore, wife of Richard, Deborah A. Katzaman, widow of David B., Louise A. Thomas; 1 brother: Warren Fick; 3 sisters: Pearl Casantini, Stella Krauthauser, Maryann Burkevage; 5 grandchildren: Kristen, Christina, Anthony, Timothy, and Tommy; 9 great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her 1st husband: Ralph J. Rutt; 2nd husband: Stanley J. Pipala; and companion: Harvey “Gick” Sheetz; her siblings: Leroy, Lester, Harold, Charles, Frederick, Pauline, Arthur; 1 grandson: Jeremy Rutt
A funeral service will be held on Monday, March 28, 2022 at 12:00 noon at the Dengler Funeral Home, Inc. 144 N. Spruce St. Birdsboro, PA 19508. A viewing will be held prior to the service from 11:00AM to 12:00 Noon on Monday before the service. Burial will be in Birdsboro Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Berks Animal Rescue League, 58 Kennel Rd. Birdsboro, PA 19508.