Ruth J. Schenck, 92, of Sanatoga Ridge Community and formerly of East Coventry Township, died Tuesday, February 24th at the Pottstown Memorial Medical Center. She was the wife of the late William A. Schenck Jr.
Born in Reading, PA, she was the daughter of the late Raymond Sr. and Beulah (Krumbine) Ulrich.
Surviving is her daughter Mary Lou Slack, wife of Frederick W. Slack III of Birchrunville, PA; brother Dr. Richard G. Ulrich, husband of Virginia Ulrich of Harrisburg, PA; grandsons Jonathan, James, and Justin Schlegel. Also surviving are 6 great grandchildren, 4 great great grandchildren and her former son in law Joseph A. Schlegel. Along with her husband and parents, she is predeceased by her daughter Suzanne E. Schlegel; a brother Raymond Ulrich Jr.; and grandson Joseph Schlegel.
Ruth was a devoted member of Pughtown Baptist Church in Pughtown. Ruth was a mainstay when it came to volunteering for the making of “Nut Rolls” which was a past Holiday tradition for the church. She was a dedicated school teacher, teaching in the Owen J. Roberts School district. After retiring from teaching she became an active member in the Coventry Garden Group, Orion Group, and the Order of the Eastern Star.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 7, 11AM at Pughtown Baptist Church, 780 Pughtown Rd, Spring City, PA 19475. Burial will be private.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Ruth’s name to Pughtown Baptist Church at the above address or to the charity of one’s choice.