Ruthann Jarrett, Sharon, PA

J. Bradley McGonigle Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc.

October 9, 2021

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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. 

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