SHARON, Pennsylvania (MyValleyTributes) – Ruthann Jarrett, 81, of Sharon and formerly of Hermitage, passed away Saturday, October 9, 2021, in Quality Life Services, Mercer.
Mrs. Jarrett was born February 26, 1940, in Greenville, Pennsylvania, a daughter of the late Clair William and M. Onita (Bortz) McCormick.
She was a 1959 graduate of Greenville High School.
A dedicated homemaker, Ruthann was employed for 12 years at the former Sharon Transformer Division of Westinghouse Electric Corporation. She also worked in the cafeteria of Thiel College, Greenville.
Ruthann was a member of the Hickory United Methodist Church, Hermitage.
In her youth, she was involved in Brownies and Girl Scouts. She loved animals and always had a pet. She was also a phenomenal cook.
She is survived by her husband, Wayne L. Jarrett, Sr., whom she married May 28, 1976; a daughter, Dawn Keiser and her husband, Louis, of Lambertville, Michigan; a stepdaughter, Cynthia Davis and husband, Kevin, of Hermitage; a stepson, Wayne L. “Sparky” Jarrett, Jr. and his wife, Tammy, of Brookfield, Ohio; two grandchildren, Lauren and Pete Keiser; five stepgrandchildren, Nicole Wolford, Danielle Jarrett, Danica and Winter Davis and Brittany Kleese and a brother-in-law, Neal Turzak of S. Pymatuning Township.
In addition to her parents, Ruthann was preceded in death by a sister, Gwendolyn Turzak and a brother, William McCormick.
Calling hour will be 10:00 – 11:00 a.m., until the time of the service, Thursday, October 14, 2021 in J. Bradley McGonigle Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 1090 East State Street, Sharon. Funeral service will begin at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. David Coul, pastor of Hickory United Methodist Church, officiating.
Interment will be in Millbank Cemetery, Fredonia, Pennsylvania.