Ruth McCormick

Obituary of Ruth McCormick


On Saturday, March 3, 2018, in Coraopolis, age 93, a longtime resident of Wilkinsburg and Edgewood. She was born in Greensburg on February 12, 1925. Preceded in death by her parents, Dio and Grace McCormick; brothers, Lawrence McCormick (Betty), Donald McCormick; and nieces, Lynne and Nancy McCormick. Ruth is survived by her nieces, Donna Sanson (Tom), Shirley McCormick, Patti Nelson (Ted), Janie Hanson (Dan), Janice McCormick; and her nephews, Gary McCormick (Kris), and Ronald McCormick (Linda). Also survived by many grand and great-grandnieces and nephews; and her sister-in-law, Mary Jane McCormick. Graduate of Wilkinsburg High School and the Art Institute of Pittsburgh, Ms. McCormick retired from a career as Fashion Illustrator for Gimbels. She was a longtime member of the First Presbyterian Church of Edgewood, an accomplished watercolor artist, and enjoyed traveling the world. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, 1133 South Braddock Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15218. Arrangements by THOMAS L. NIED FUNERAL HOME, INC.