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Ruth Y. Buggy

Posted By DeBord-Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory On March 29, 2013 @ 8:09 am In Obituaries | 2 Comments

Ruth Y. Buggy, 95, formerly of Newark DE, a resident of the Arborview, Willow Valley Manor Retirement Community in Lancaster PA, died Saturday, March 23, 2013.
She was the wife of the late Walter Maitland Buggy who died in 1980. Born in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Caroline Willoughby and John R. Young Jr.
Ruth retired from the University of Delaware where she had been employed for many years in the Department of Education. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Lancaster, and had previously been a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Newark. Ruth was a previous member of the Newark New Century Club and the Historical Society of Newark. She was currently the president of the Willow Valley Resident Council and was involved with the WV prayer chain. She enjoyed reading, cooking, word finds, and spending time with her family.
Surviving are her two beloved daughters, Barbara R. Robbins (Thomas) of Milford DE, and Phyllis A. Walton (William) of Downingtown PA, three grandsons, William, David and Steven and a sister, Marjorie Y. Lapp (Wayne) of Brooksville FL. She was preceded in death by a brother John R. Young III and by a sister Elizabeth R. Young.
A Memorial Service will be held on Sunday, April 7, 2013 at 3:00 P.M. in the Orr Auditorium at Willow Valley Manor, 211 Willow Valley Square, Lancaster, PA with the Rev. David A. Chantelau officiating. The family will greet friends following the service. Interment will be private in the West Laurel Hill Cemetery, Bala Cynwyd, PA. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Ruth’s memory may be made to the Brunner Nursing Education Fund, Willow Valley Retirement Communities, 211 Willow Valley Square, Lancaster PA 17602 or the First Presbyterian Church of Lancaster, 140 East Orange St, Lancaster PA 17602


Condolences for the family of “Ruth Y. Buggy”

Condolence from Ruthie Maynard on March 31st, 2013 11:31 pm

I knew Ruth for many years in Newark! Ruth and I worked on a lot of church projects and had fun together!!! She has always been such a lovely person. I missed her when she moved away!
Ruth dear~~~I KNOW that GOD has HIS arms around you and you are at Peace.
Love, always~~~Ruthie M.

Condolence from Lee Barr Sherrill on April 1st, 2013 12:04 am

My mother, Jane Barr, worked with Mrs. Buggy at the U of D for many years. When my mother retired and moved south, she continued her friendship with Mrs. Buggy and they took several trips together. My mother always spoke highly of Mrs. Buggy.

Lee Sherrill
Charleston, SC

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