Ruth C. Gehman, 91, Denver, Coatesville VA Medical Center seamstress, volunteer

By on October 14, 2015

Ruth C. Gehman, 91, of Denver, formerly of Ephrata and Sinking Spring, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015, at Wellspan Ephrata Community Hospital.

She was born in Wide Hollow, Terre Hill, to the late George W.S. and Fannie (Smith) Carles.

Ruth worked as a seamstress for the Coatesville VA Medical Center, and after retirement she became a volunteer there as well.

Ruth is survived by a son: Randal, husband of Sandra Gehman, of Denver; five grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband: Howard M. Gehman; a son: John Gehman; and nine siblings.

Graveside services will be private in the Steinmetz Cemetery at the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions in Ruth’s memory may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, 301 Grant St., Suite 900, Pittsburgh, PA 15219.

Arrangements by Roseboro Stradling Funeral and Cremation Services Inc., Denver. Online condolences can be given at

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