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Obituary of Ruth E. Simco, 90


Ruth E. Simco, 90, of State College, passed away on Wednesday, September 9, 2020, at AristaCare at Hearthside in State College. Born on August 17, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Samuel and Lila (Shaffer) Lyons. She was married to Andrew Simco, Sr., who preceded her in death in 1963.

She dedicated her life to taking care of her home and raising her family.

She is survived by one son, Andrew Simco, Jr. (Karen Kenny) of Beech Creek, three grandchildren, nine great grandchildren, and six great-great grandchildren. Also surviving is one sister.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by one son, James “Jim” Simco, seven brothers, and two sisters.

Funeral services and burial will be private at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are under the direction of Wetzler Funeral Service, Inc. in Bellefonte.

Name of Deceased

Ruth E. Simco



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Funeral Home

Wetzler Funeral Home

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