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Ruth H. Gobla (Miller)

August 5, 2015 - September 25, 2015

Service Date: October 3, 2015

Funeral Home Corcoran Funeral Home Inc


Church East End Primitive Methodist Church

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Ruth H. Gobla, 82 of Wilkes-Barre and formerly of Kidder Street, Wilkes-Barre, passed away Friday morning, September 25, 2015 at Celtic Hospice, Wilkes-Barre.

Born in Dallas, she was the daughter of the late Edmund and Gertrude (Marsland) Miller.

Ruth was a graduate of James M. Coughlin High School, Wilkes-Barre and was employed by Stroud’s Jewelry Store, Wilkes-Barre, as a manager in the jewelry department. She was a member of the East End Primitive Methodist Church, Wilkes-Barre, President of the Ladies Aid, a member of the Missionary Committee, and a past Sunday school teacher.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Andrew Gobla on June 18, 2013, daughter Elizabeth Stawasz, sisters Edna Stredney, Jane Miller, and Gert Heffernan, and her brother James Miller.

Surviving are her daughter Sharon Leslie and her husband Edward, Miners Mills section of Wilkes-Barre, grandchildren Erica Bennick and her husband Matthew, Nicole Gregori and her husband Matthew, Craig Stawasz, Edward Leslie and Madisen Leslie, son-in-law Jack Stawasz, Plains, sisters and brothers Helen Jones, Wilkes-Barre, Marion Coolbaugh and her husband Bill, Wilkes-Barre, Albert Miller and his wife Lucy, Tunkhannock, Alice Schwartz and her husband Ronald, Willow Grove, PA, Betty Cooper and her husband Ed, Hanover Twp., and Evelyn Foley and her husband Mike, Wilkes-Barre, several nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services for Ruth will be held Saturday, October 3, 2015 at 11:00 am at the East End Primitive Methodist Church, 79 Laurel Street Wilkes-Barre, with Rev. Marty Garms, Pastor, officiating. Interment will be held at the convenience of the family.

Memorial donations may be made to ladies Aid at the East End Primitive Methodist Church or to the East End Primitive Methodist Church, 79 Laurel Street Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702 in Ruth’s memory.

Funeral arrangements entrusted to the Corcoran Funeral Home, Inc., 20 South Main Street Plains, PA 18705.


Phone 570-823-1358
Fax 570-829-6699


20 South Main St.
Plains, PA 18705

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