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Ruth A. Tormas

Posted By DeBord Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory On July 7, 2020 @ 11:31 am In Obituaries | 3 Comments

On Wednesday, June 24th, 2020 Ruth A. Tormas, age 83, passed away with her son, Steven by her side.

Born and raised in NYC, Ruth started her career as an attendant at Woolworth’s at the age of 17. 

Her first real job at 18 was working at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital as an x-ray transcriber.  When she moved with her family in 1973, she started work at Osteopath Hospital where she remained until she retired in 2016. When she started, she was 1 of 2 people who were bilingual.  She translated for many who could not speak English.

Besides loving to smile and dance, she loved her pets, Mr. Nacho and her parrot PJo.

She was active as a volunteer and at one time president of ABWA.

She was predeceased by William S. Tormas.  She is survived by her brother, George of Landisville and her sister Cessie of Georgia. Also surviving are two sons, William G. of Lancaster and Steven G. (Wendy) of Millersville.

She will be greatly missed!

Funeral services are private. If desired, contributions may be sent to the Pet Pantry of Millersville, PA.

Arrangements by DeBord Snyder Funeral Home.  To leave an online condolence for the family, please visit: www.DeBordSnyder.com


Condolences for the family of “Ruth A. Tormas”

Condolence from Pam Daniels on July 9th, 2020 10:30 am

I am so sorry about the loss of Ruth. We were co-workers at the hospital for many years. I loved her sense of humor.

Condolence from Toby Stanley on July 13th, 2020 11:48 am

Ruth & I worked together at Manheim Auto Auction. Really enjoyed her friendship & her sense of humor. A wonderful lady with great love for her family. ❤️

Condolence from Curvin Hurst on July 13th, 2020 9:28 pm

Ruth was a great neighbor and I will truly miss her smile and great sense of humor.
Steve and Bill may your memories of her carry you on forever.
Lots of hugs from me and my family.
If there is something we can do let me know
With deep sympathy,
Curvin Hurst

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