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Ruth D. (Diller) Simpson

February 13, 1927 — February 18, 2019

Ruth D. (Diller) Simpson, 92, of Buffalo Township, passed away Monday, February 18, 2019 at her home. She was born February 13, 1927, in Natrona to the late Anton and Ruth Walter Diller. Ruth worked for the former Books Shoe Store in Tarentum. She enjoyed sewing, reading, baking, cooking and was known for her beautiful blue eyes. Ruth was devoted to her family and enjoyed spending time with her children, grandchildren and great grandsons. She is survived by her children, Darlene Laube, of Sarver, Alvin F. (Cindy) Simpson, of Lower Burrell, Kenneth E. (Barb) Simpson, of Sarver and Elaine (Richard) Smith, of Sarver; grandchildren, Kimberly Montgomery, Barry Laube, Francis 'Dutchie' Laube, Sarah (Jon) Gillam, Brittany (Rodney) Oberlander, Alvin F. Simpson III, Jennifer Simpson and Craig Simpson; and by her twin great-grandsons, Luke and Jack Gillam. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband whom she married on November 6, 1946, Alvin F. Simpson on February 20, 1998; brothers, Leonard C. and Wilbert G. Diller; and by her sisters, Wanda J. Diller, Wilma J. Lang, Elaine M. Chelko, Margaret A. Wright and Mona L. Parobeck.

Friends will be received on Wednesday from 2-4, 6-8 PM in the Cicholski-Zidek Funeral Home, Inc., 1522 Carlisle St., Natrona Heights 724-224-8688, where funeral ceremonies will be held on Thursday at 12 Noon. Officiating will be the Rev. R. Cameron Malcolm, IV. Burial will be in Mt. Airy Cemetery, Natrona Heights. In lieu of flowers contributions in memory of Ruth may be made to the Animal Protectors of Allegheny Valley, 533 Linden Avenue, New Kensington, Pa. 15068. To send an online condolence please visit

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