Ruth Pyle Beck of Middletown, DE passed away at the Heartland Hospice House after a long battle with congestive heart failure on Wednesday, January 23, 2013.
Ruth was predeceased by her first husband, Robert Pyle of Odessa in 1966, her second husband, George Beck of Townsend in 2000 and a son, Richard Pyle of Florida.
She is survived by her daughter, Roberta Carey and her husband, Robert, of Middletown; her son, Kennard Pyle and his wife, Joyce, of Odessa; two sisters, Edith Fedorowicz and Dorothy Stachow; seven grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson.
A special thanks to Dr. David Ramos, Pastor Bob Harting, the nurses at Heartland Hospice House and everyone in the physical therapy wing at Broadmeadow Healthcare/Cadia.
Ruth worked at the cannery in Odessa in the 60’s and at Leed’s in Smyrna in the 80’s. She and her husband did volunteer work for many years at Peach Circle at the old senior center in Kenton.
She had so many special friends, who she loved to go out to lunch with, Bessie Justice, Nancy Butler, Dottie Straughn and Carolyn Davis. Her favorite foods were crab cakes and coconut cake.
Funeral services will be held 1:30 pm on Sunday, January 27 at Daniels & Hutchison Funeral Home LLC, 212 N. Broad Street in Middletown, where friends may visit with Mrs. Beck’s family from 12:30-1:30 pm. Interment will follow in Townsend Cemetery.
Memorial contributions in memory of Ruth can be made to the Jean Birch MOT Senior Center, 300 S. Scott Street, Middletown, DE 19709 or to Grace Orthodox Presbyterian Church, 13 Pennington Street, Middletown, DE 19709.
Arrangements by Daniels & Hutchison Funeral Home LLC, Middletown, DE.
On-line condolences may be sent to www.daniels-hutchison.com.