Ruth B. Weisenfluh

Ruth B. Weisenfluh, 86, of Marienville, died Tuesday morning, April 3, 2012 at the Golden Living Center in Clarion. Born Sept. 8, 1925 in Ridgway, she was the daughter of the late Clair O. and Elberta Penfield Raybuck. She graduated in 1942 from Ridgway High School. Mrs. Weisenfluh was a member of the Ridgway United Church of Christ. Ruth was a homemaker and enjoyed taking car rides. She worked as a nurse in the Ridgeway area. She married Donald Weisenfluh on December 28, 1945 in Ridgway, and he preceded her in death on July 15, 2003. Surviving are two children, Donald H. Weisenfluh and wife Rita of Kennerdell, and Karlene M. Motter of Erie; four grandchildren, Barbara Ann Pilewski and husband Thaddeus "Ted" of Montclair, Virginia, Kevin L. Weisenfluh and wife Kelly of Oil City, Shellie Mrozowski and husband Joe of Erie, and Scott Motter also of Erie; five great-grandchildren, Laura, Zachary, and Aidan Pilewski, and Kyle and Kody Weisenfluh; a brother, James Raybuck and wife Lena of Ridgway; and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a two sisters, Doris Mecca and Betty Frederick; and a son-in-law, Harold Dan Motter. Friends will be received Thursday from 10-11 a.m. in the Hile-Best Funeral Home, Inc., 2781 Rte. 257 in Seneca, Cranberry Township, where funeral services will follow at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Linda Dinger, pastor of Rockland United Methodist Church, officiating. Interment will follow in Oakmont Cemetery, Ridgway, Elk County. Condolences may be sent to the family online by visiting