Ruth M. Nester, 76, of Hometown, PA died on Tuesday, November 20, 2018 in Allentown, PA. She was the wife of the late Paul Nester, Sr. who died December 10, 2000. Born in Shenandoah, PA on February 18, 1942, Ruth was a daughter of the late George A. and Irene (nee Levy) Maurer. A member of The Parish of St. John XXIII, Tamaqua, PA, she also attended Tamaqua High School. Ruth is survived by grandsons, Paul Nester and Eric Nester of Scranton, PA; granddaughter, Heather Macijowsky of Dalton, PA; 3 great grandchildren; sisters, Joan Wassel and Marjorie Lincovich; and several nephews and nieces. She was also predeceased by son, Paul Nester, Jr. in 1994. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 AM on Saturday, November 24, 2018 in St. John XXIII Catholic Church, 307 Pine Street, Tamaqua. Interment in Sky View Memorial Park, Hometown, PA will follow the mass. Call 6-8 PM on Friday and 9:30-10:30 AM on Saturday at the Zizelmann-Gulla Funeral Home, 500 East Broad Street, Tamaqua. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Ruth’s name may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association GPA, 57 North Franklin Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701 OR St. Jerome Regional School, 50 Meadow Avenue, Tamaqua, PA 18252. Online condolences may be made at www.zgfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are being handled by the Zizelmann-Gulla Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., Tamaqua.
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