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Ruth L. Gentile

  • On September 19, 2022

Ruth Lenora Gentile, 83, of West Deer Township, passed away suddenly on Thursday, September 15, 2022. She was born in Harrison Township on December 31, 1938, the daughter of the late John and Lena Harbaugh. Ruth was a member of Westminster Presbyterian Church in Saxonburg. She enjoyed reading, loved cooking and family gatherings, especially those with her sisters. She was a loving and devoted mother and grandmother who will be missed by everyone.

Ruth was preceded in death by her sons Francis “Choo” and Nicholas Gentile; her siblings, Mary Lou Sebastian, Jean Bobella, Phyllis Thompson, Bill Harbaugh, and Jack Harbaugh. She is survived by her loving daughter Madelyn Gentile (Timothy Marchant “Tazz”); grandchildren, Francesca (Kyle Gruber), Nicholas, and Tina Gentile; great-grandchildren August, Colt and Aubrey Gentile; daughter-in-law Debbie Gentile; numerous nieces and one nephew; and her “grandpup” Tanner.

A memorial service will be held at Westminster Presbyterian Church at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Ruth’s name may be made to Westminster Presbyterian Church, 210 Westminster Rd., Saxonburg, PA 16056. Arrangements were entrusted to Pittsburgh Cremation & Funeral Care, Robinson Township, PA. Please view and sign the family’s online guestbook at www.PittsburghCremation.com.

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Chris Kiss
My heart is heavy for your loss. Sending hugs and prayers.
Wendy Muntz
Maddy I am so sorry for the loss of your momma. I loved hearing you talk about her adventures and stories. You will forever be momma’s girl! Prayers for strength.
Mary Cute
Maddie, you know my heart goes out to you. It's a hard loss. Love you.
Carla Guajardo
Praying for you and your family. She was such a good person and I loved painting her nails :) rest in piece
Kerry Meyer
A beautiful woman that lead an inspiring life. I feel very blessed to have had Ruthie in my life.