Ruth J. Tiernan

November 14, 1927 ~ September 1, 2023 (age 95) 95 Years Old


Nov 14, 1927 – Sept 1, 2023

Ruth J. Tiernan, 95, of Hollidaysburg, passed away Friday. She was born in Hollidaysburg, daughter of the late Austin F. and Anna (Murphy) Tiernan.

Surviving are a sister-in-law, Anna Tiernan of Hollidaysburg; two nieces: Maureen Keefer and husband, Jeff in VA, and Karen O’Donnell and husband, Mark in MD; and a great niece, Anna Keefer.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Margaret Kramar, a brother, Deacon John Tiernan, and a brother-in-law, John Kramar.

Ruth graduated from Hollidaysburg High School in 1945 and Mercy Hospital School of Nursing in 1948. She worked as an RN and retired as a Nursing Home Inspector for the state of Pennsylvania.

She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church, Hollidaysburg, where she was a member of Legion of Mary.

Ruth was a very creative person, who enjoyed art and poetry. She especially enjoyed drawing portraits of her family. She was also a huge Notre Dame football fan.

The family would like to thank the staff at Garvey Manor and Our Lady of the Alleghenies for their exceptional care.

All services are private at Sorge Funeral Home & Crematory Inc., Hollidaysburg.

Private Committal at New St. Mary Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, please make memorials to Garvey Manor: 1037 Logan Blvd. Hollidaysburg Pa 16648.

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