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Ruth Grimes

Ruth Grimes

November 29, 1924 March 27, 2021

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Obituary

Obituary for Ruth A. Grimes (Kern)

Ruth A. Grimes, 96, formerly of West Lawn, passed away peacefully Saturday, March 27, 2021, in the care of Phoebe Berks. She was the widow of Irwin R. Grimes, who passed away January 2, 2009.

She was born in Allentown to the late Louis and Anna (Weber) Kern. From 1948 until her retirement in 1983, Ruth co-owned with her husband Grimes Distributing Company of Sinking Spring.

She was a member of St. Ignatius Loyola Church.

A longtime member of the Green Valley Country Club, Ruth enjoyed going dancing there every Saturday night for many years. She also enjoyed bowling, golfing, and tennis, as well as pinochle and bridge with her friends.

Ruth is survived by her son, Glenn I. Grimes, husband of Theresa Noviello-Grimes, Columbia, PA; her grandchildren Kelly, Michael, Molly, and Mark; her step-grandchildren Nathan and Jamie; and her ten great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by her daughter, Brenda G. Grimes, her brother Robert Kern, and her sister Dorothy Seyler.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Ruth’s memory may be offered to the ALS Association, Great Philadelphia Chapter, 321 Norristown Road, Suite 260, Ambler, PA 19002.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, April 5, 2021, at 10 AM at St. Ignatius Loyola Church, 2600 St Albans Dr, Reading, PA 19609, with entombment to follow at Gethsemane Mausoleum. Visitation with the family will be held at the church from 9:30 until the start of Mass. Edward J. Kuhn Funeral Home, Inc. is entrusted with arrangements. Condolences, tributes, and fond memories may be expressed at www.kuhnfuneralhomes.com.

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    April 5, 2021 | 9:30am - 10:00am
    St. Ignatius Loyola RC Church
    2600 St. Albans Drive
    Sinking Spring, PA
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    April 5, 2021
    9:30am - 10:00am
  • Mass of Christian Burial

    April 5, 2021 | 10:00am
    St. Ignatius Loyola RC Church
    2600 St. Albans Drive
    Sinking Spring, PA
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    April 5, 2021
    10:00am
    Officiant
    Father Stephan Isaac
  • Interment

    April 5, 2021 | 11:30am
    Gethsemane Mausoleum
    Address Not Available
    April 5, 2021
    11:30am

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Crystal Flanagan

Thinking of you in your time of loss
May your sorrows be softened by the memories of your mother.
Crystal Flanagan
Comment | Posted at 01:19pm via Condolence

Mona Roberts

My Sincerest Condolences to The Grimes Family. Ruth was loved by everyone.
Comment | Posted at 04:54am via Condolence
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