Ruth D. Fuller

January 9, 2013

Ruth D. Fuller

AAUW member, volunteer, Waynesburg schoolteacher

Ruth D. Fuller, 101, of Waynesburg, died Monday, January 7, 2013, in Rolling Meadows Nursing Home, Waynesburg.

She was born July 10, 1911, in Nineveh, a daughter of William J. and Maude Miller DeWeese.

Mrs. Fuller graduated from Waynesburg High School in 1929 and from Waynesburg College in 1933. She did graduate work at Penn State University.

She was a teacher for 36 years, retiring in 1975. During her career, Mrs. Fuller taught English in Waynesburg High School and Waynesburg Central High School. She also taught in Whiteley Township and Amity schools.

Mrs. Fuller was an organizing member of American Association of University Women, a member of Association of American Retired Persons, Pennsylvania Association of School Retirees and Greene County Association of School Retirees. She also was a volunteer worker in Greene County Memorial Hospital.

She was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Waynesburg since 1924, for at total of 89 years.

On March 27, 1943, she married Charles S. Fuller, who died April 11, 1989.

Surviving are a sister-in-law, Louise B. “Dottie” DeWeese of Sewickley; a niece, Debra D. Stark and husband John of Camp Hill; a nephew, H. William DeWeese of Waynesburg; a great-niece, Kathleen Baily Stark; and a great-nephew, Kenneth Riley Stark II.

Deceased is a brother, J. Victor DeWeese.

Private services are under the direction of Behm Funeral Homes Inc., 182 West High Street, Waynesburg. Memorial donations may be made to Paul R. Stewart Scholarship Fund at Waynesburg University or First Presbyterian Church of Waynesburg. Condolences may be offered at



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