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Samuel J. Ruff

Thursday, October 31, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

retired technician

Samuel J. Ruff, 68, of Allentown, died Oct. 19, 2013, at his home. He was the husband of Sidney (Johnson) Ruff for 13 years.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Joseph F. and Virginia (Kohlmeier) Ruff.

He was a 1962 graduate of Dieruff High School.

He was a technician for Fisher Clinical Services, Trexlertown, before retiring. Before that, he worked at the Globe Times, Bethlehem, for 18 years and at the Call Chronicle, Allentown, for 12 years.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by son, Daniel of Allentown; three daughters, Sherry Hohneck of Germansville, Stephanie Mascavage of Northampton and Sarah Hess of Slatington; a stepdaughter, Tiffany Stringer of Allentown; two sisters, Constance Nemeth of Whitehall and Geraldine Dorsam of Whitehall; 13 grandchildren; one great-grandson; and a friend, Bill W.

He was predeceased by two brothers, Baron Ruff and Paul Ruff.

Memorial contributions may be made to the funeral home, 2119 Washington Ave., Northampton, 18067.

Arrangements were made by Schisler Funeral Home Inc.