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Ruth A. Wallis

May 22, 2017

Ruth A. Wallis, 90, of Moreland Twp. died Monday, May 22, 2017 at Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation Center of Muncy. Ruth and her husband, C. Lamont Wallis celebrated their 64th wedding anniversary August 31, 2016.

Born March 8, 1927, she is the daughter of the late Boyd E. and Edith (Houseknecht) Bogart. She was a member of Moreland Baptist Church. Ruth and her husband owned and operated a dairy farm in Moreland Twp., and were members of the Dairymen’s League, now Dairylea. She was a member of Canusargo Grange and the Order of the Eastern Star. Ruth was also a member of the East Lycoming Quilters and Susquehanna Valley Quilters. She was a member of the Muncy and Hughesville Historical Societies. Ruth was a tax collector and judge of election in Moreland Twp. for many years. Prior to her retirement she was employed as a rural postal carrier in Muncy.

Surviving in addition to her husband, C. Lamont, is a daughter, Joyce I. (Robert) Peterman of Muncy; two sons, Keith L. (Ann) Wallis of Muncy, Michael J. (Lori) Wallis of Montgomery; six grandchildren, Brenda, Heather, and Corey Peterman, Robert (Amy) Wallis, Michael (Caroline) Wallis II, Ariel Wallis; two great grandchildren, Karlee Wallis and Michela Peterman; and a brother: Lewis (Mary Jane) Bogart of Muncy.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Lee R. Wallis; a brother, Dale E. Bogart; and a sister, Helen Mausteller.

Funeral services will be held 11am on Friday, May 26, at McCarty-Thomas Funeral Home, 557 E. Water Street, Hughesville, Mr. Greg Houseknecht officiating. Burial will be in Muncy Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, May 25, 2017 at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Ruth’s name to Moreland Baptist Church, 118 Moreland Baptist Road, Muncy, PA 17756.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.mccartythomas.com.