Born December 7, 1934, in Fort Loudon, PA, she was the daughter of the late Benjamin Stuart Funk and Matilda H. (Hassler) Funk.
She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Robert L. Daley Sr., in 2002.
Ruth was a 1952 graduate of Hagerstown High School and a member of Broadfording Church of the Brethren Fellowship in Hagerstown.
She retired as a cafeteria aide with the Washington County Board of Education, serving at Salem Avenue Elementary School and Western Heights Middle School.
Ruth is survived by her son, Robert Daley Jr. and wife, Cindy, of Edgewater, MD; two sisters, Doris Kline and husband, Bud, of Hagerstown and Eleanor Reed of Williamsport;a brother, Roy Funk and wife, Delores, of Hagerstown; a grandson, Matthew Daley of Hagerstown; 2 great-grandchildren, Parker and Zaileigh Daley; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, Ruth was preceded in death by a sister, Sue Teach; and 3 brothers, Billy Funk, Paul Funk, and Robert Funk.
Services will be held on Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at 1 p.m. at Donald Edwin Thompson Funeral Home, Inc., 13607 National Pike, Clear Spring, MD. Pastor Gibbs will officiate. Interment will be held privately at the convenience of the family at Broadfording Bible Brethren Church Cemetery, Hagerstown, MD.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service on Wednesday from 12 to 1 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Broadfording Church of the Brethren Fellowship, 14010 Greencastle Pike, Hagerstown, MD 21740 or to Maugansville Goodwill Volunteer Fire Company for the new rescue squad fund, 13730 Maugansville Road, Maugansville, MD 21767.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.thompsonfhinc.com.
Donald Edwin Thompson Funeral Home, Inc. is honored to serve the family.