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Ruth Alberta Carter, 92

Ruth Alberta Carter, 92, of Gracious Living Estates, South Montrose, PA, passed away, Monday, April 11, 2011 at Endless Mountains Health Systems, Montrose. Born April 3, 1919 in Fairdale, she was the daughter of the late Earl and Mable R. [Pettit] Jones. Her husband, F. Elston Carter, predeceased her in 1980. She was a member of Retta United Methodist Church, the South Auburn Grange and the Ernestine Rebekah Lodge #548. Ruth sold Avon for 30 years. Survivors include her daughters, Esther Yoder of Gainesville, FL, Sharon Carter of Meshoppen; sons and daughters-in-law, Harold E. and Charlotte Carter of Rome, Lewis J. and Sandy Carter of Sebring, FL; grandchildren and their spouses, Dawn and Chris Brehm, Kolleen and Ron Carroll, Frank and Kim McIntyre, Carmen and Eric Eberlin, Elston and Linda Carter, Jana Lynn and Lou Verry, Robert Leonardo, Michael and Leighann Leonardo, Matthew and Kim Carter; step-grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; five step-great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; sis-ters-in-law, Elsie Jones and Doris Jones, both of Fairdale. Besides her parents and husband, she was predeceased by her sons, E. Dale Carter and Lester O. Carter; brothers, Wreford, Searle, Earl, Amos and Paul Jones; sisters, Reta Flynn, Rena Graham and Leona Knapman; grand-daughter, Swan Sheba Fassett and great-grandson, Matthew Carter, Jr. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, April 16 at Bartron-Myer Funeral Home, Inc., Montrose. Friends and family may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Retta United Methodist Church, c/o Richard Spering, 6991 SR 3023, Montrose, PA 18801.

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