Ruth Marian (Reitnauer) Unruh, 86, of Pottstown, wife of the late Robert W. Unruh Sr., passed away on Thursday at home.

Born in Pottstown, she was the daughter of the late Harvey and Agnes (Quinter) Reitnauer.
Ruth was a member of First Baptist Church in Pottstown and the Ladies Auxillary of the VFW Post 411 in Birdsboro.  She worked for the Acme supermarket in Pottstown for 40 years before retiring.  Ruth along with her husband Robert were owners of the “Hershey Store” on Charlotte St. in Pottstown where they sold ice cream and toys.  She was a loving mother and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.

She is survived by her sons Robert W. Unruh Jr., husband of Carol, of Elverson and Richard M. Unruh, husband of Nancy, of Douglassville.; her brother John Forrest Reitnauer; her sister Jeanette Bauer; 4 grandsons, Scott William Unruh, Robert William Unruh III, husband of Seanna, Robin Casey Unruh, husband of Danielle, Steven Dwayne Unruh, husband of Jessica and 3 great grandsons and 2 great granddaughters.

A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, 10:30AM at Catagnus Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Inc., 711 N. Franklin Street, Pottstown with Rev. Dr. Marvin Marsh officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. Zion Cemetery, Pottstown. Visitation will be on Tuesday from 9:30AM to 10:30AM at the funeral home.

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