May 14, 1931 - July 27, 2017
Merritt Island, FL, formerly of Waverly, New York
July 27, 2017
May 14, 1931
Overton Township, Pennsylvania
Friday, August 11, 2017 at 1:00 PM at Blauvelt Funeral Home, 625 Broad Street, Waverly, New York
Friday, August 11, 2017 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM at Blauvelt Funeral Home, 625 Broad Street, Waverly, New York
Ruth Marie Talada, 86 of Merritt Island, Florida, formerly of Waverly, New York passed away on Thursday, July 27, 2017 at Cape Canaveral Hospital in Florida.
She was predeceased by her parents, William and Alice Tompkins; ex-spouse, Robert Talada; brothers, William Tompkins, and Kenneth Tompkins; son, Edward Talada; great granddaughter, Destiny Talada; and grandson, Jamie Stillman.
Ruth is survived by her children, Mary (Tom) Schanbacher of Waverly, Jack (Sandy) Talada of Waverly, Robert Talada of Odessa, Donna (Steve Summers) Stillman of Waverly, Raymond (Shelly) Talada of Cocoa, FL, Linda Johnston of Port St. John, FL, Gloria Talada of Fresno, CA, Jeffrey Talada of Hattiesburg, MS, Kenneth (Debbie) Talada of Omaha, NE, Gary Talada of Waverly, and Ruth Talada of Port St. John, FL; siblings, Eugene Tompkins of Brooksville, FL, Harold (Maria) Tompkins of Carlisle, PA, and Bonnie Tompkins (Dan) Stanley of Royersford, PA; numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Ruth was an avid bowler who bowled for 60 years. She was inducted into the Valley Bowling Center Hall of Fame in 2012 and she bowled in many leagues at Penn York Lanes in Waverly as well as traveled to many State and National Tournaments. She was a league secretary and league president in some of those leagues. She continued to bowl in leagues, state and national tournaments when she moved to Florida.
She was a cashier at P&C in Sayre, Manager of Country Club and Ocean Place Apartments in Florida, and a cashier at Walmart in Merritt Island Florida until she was 82.
A time of calling will be held on Friday, August 11, 2017 from 11 AM to 1 PM at Blauvelt Funeral Home, 625 Broad St., Waverly, NY. A memorial service will be held on Friday, August 11, 2017 at 1 PM at Blauvelt Funeral Home, 625 Broad Street, Waverly, NY. Memorial donations may be made in Ruth’s name to Hospice of St. Francis and Health First Hospice in Florida. Those wishing to send a private message of sympathy to the Ruth’s family may visit our Facebook page or in “Obituaries” at www.blauveltfuneralhome.com