A memorial service for Ruth S. Lutz, 88, who died Sept. 25 at Woodstock Terrace, will be held on Saturday, Oct. 6, at 11 a.m. at the First Congregational Church of Woodstock. Burial will be in the Vermont Veterans Memorial Cemetery at a later date.
Ruth was born on July 27, 1924 in Audobon, New Jersey the daughter of Henry and Louise (Bishoff) Housel.
Ruth graduated from Temple University in 1943 with a Bachelors degree in Education and spent 40 years teaching high school business classes.
While living in New Jersey Ruth enjoyed going to the opera in New York City and was an active member of the Ashland Presbyterian Church serving as a deaconess and teaching Sunday school. In Vermont, Ruth was a volunteer for the White River Jct. Probation Program. She was a member of Delta Kappa Gamma, the Gideons, and the First Congregational Church of Woodstock where she was a former deaconess and Sunday school teacher.
Ruth is survived by her husband of 60 years Charles B. Lutz, two nephews and many friends. She was predeceased by a sister, Louise and a brother, Frederick.
Memorial donations may be made to the Gideons, P.O. Box 1052, White River Jct., 05001
Arrangements are under the direction of the Cabot Funeral Home in Woodstock, Vermont. Condolences may be offered by visiting cabotfh.com.
This obituary first appeared in the October 4, 2012 print edition of the Vermont Standard.
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