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Ruth E. Metzler

May 3, 1946 ~ September 24, 2020 (age 74)


Ruth E. Metzler, 74, of Saegertown, passed away Thursday, September 24, 2020 at her residence surrounded by her loving family.


She was born May 3, 1946 in Erie, a daughter of Leo C. and Dorothy Rose Moore Geiger.  She married Gary L. Metzler October 14, 1967.


Ruth was a 1967 graduate of Meadville City Hospital School of Nursing with her Register Nurse’s degree.  She worked as an RN at Meadville Medical Center for 33 years.


Ruth was a member of Meadville Elks Lodge 219 auxiliary, Saegertown American Legion Post 205, West Mead 2 auxiliary, and a life member of VFW Post 2006.


Survivors, in addition to her loving husband Gary, include a daughter, Julie Metzler; two sons, Kirk and Edward Metzler; five grandchildren, Jonah, Hannah, Cody, Garet and Evan; a great-granddaughter, Cassidy; two brothers, Donald and Leo Geiger; a sister, Kathy Hunt; and nieces and nephews.


In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Charles John Geiger and an infant sister, Mary Lee Geiger.


Family and friends will be received on Monday, September 28th from 4 to 6 p.m. at the ROBERT W. WAID FUNERAL HOME, 581 CHESTNUT ST, MEADVILLE where the funeral service will follow at 6:00 p.m. with Fr. Jeffery Lucas officiating.  The wearing of masks is requested.


Memorials may be made to the Yolanda G. Barco Oncology Institute, 16792 Conneaut Lake Rd. or Hospice of Crawford County, 766 Liberty St., both of Meadville, PA 16335.


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September 28, 2020

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Robert W. Waid Funeral Home, Inc.
581 Chestnut Street
Meadville, PA 16335

Funeral Service
September 28, 2020

6:00 PM
Robert W. Waid Funeral Home, Inc.
581 Chestnut Street
Meadville, PA 16335


Yolanda G. Barco Oncology Institute
16792 Conneaut Lake Road, Meadville PA 16335
Tel: 1-814-373-2335
Web: http://www.mmchs.org/Services/CentersofExcellence/YGBOncologyInstitute.aspx

Hospice of Crawford County
766 Liberty Street, Meadville PA 16335
Tel: 1-814-333-5403
Web: http://www.mmchs.org/Services/Hospice-Palliative-Care.aspx

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