Ruth A. Zell

Ruth A. Zell

Thursday, September 23rd, 1943 - Friday, November 13th, 2020
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RUTH ANNA ZELL, 77 of Whiteford, MD, passed away on Friday, November 13, 2020 at University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore, MD. She was the beloved wife of George Leo Zell, Sr. who passed on July 3, 2008. At the time of his death, they had shared 47 years of marriage.

Born on September 23, 1943 in Delta, PA, she was a daughter of the late Walter James and Anna Mary (Ewing) Flaharty and spent her lifetime in the Delta, PA/Whiteford, MD areas. Retiring in 2008, she had worked as a CNA for Hart Heritage Estates in Street, MD. Ruth was family oriented, spending much of her life as a homemaker, lovingly raising six children. Ruth was an avid reader and enjoyed playing bingo at the local fire halls and the American Legion.

She is survived by:
Five children-
Sherry L. Watkins (Billy) of McGrady, NC
James R. Zell (Maria) of Delta, PA
Mary E. Bryant (Christopher) of Delta, PA
George L. Zell, Jr. (Debbie) of Whiteford, MD
Jeffery A. Zell (Bobbi) of Port Deposit, MD

Thirteen grandchildren and six great grandchildren

She was preceded in death by her son, Charles E. Zell.

Services will be private for the family with her final resting place in Darlington Cemetery next to her loving husband, Leo.

Her family would appreciate memorial contributions to: American Lung Association,1 55 W. Wacker Drive, Suite 1150, Chicago, IL 60601 or
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Services will be private for the family with her final resting place in Darlington Cemetery next to her loving husband, George.


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Terry Cornelius

Posted at 09:32am
So sorry for your loss. Prayers and thoughts are with you all. Terry and Kevin Cornelius

Angela Adkins

Posted at 07:02pm
Ms. Ruth was a beautiful person inside and out. She will be missed. Prayers to the family.

Deborah Kirk

Posted at 05:49pm
Remember you from Bingo Ruth - You will be sadly missed
Prayers to your friends and Family

Deb Kirk

Sara Perecinsky

Posted at 03:24pm
Please know you're all in my thoughts and prayers. I'm so sad to hear of Miss Ruth's passing. She is one of my favourites. Love and prayers to all the family

Linda Miller Posted at 05:33pm

Ruth Ann was a life time friend as we grew up. Prayers for the family. May she Rest In Peace.

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