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Burket-Truby Funeral Home of Oakmont

Howard, Willie Ruth




Willie Ruth Howard, age 89 of Verona, passed away Monday October 31, 2022 at UPMC East Hospital Monroeville. Daughter of the late William and Edna Jennings. In 1953 she married William Howard. Loving mother of Jerrold, Everette, and the late Ricky Howard. Sister of the late Robert Franklin Jennings, Doris Farrow, Louise Dozier and Elice Hutchinson. Grandmother of 9, great-grandmother of 18, and great-great grandmother of 3. Willie was a former member of Vermont Baptist Church in Creighton as well as St. Paul's Baptist Church in Oakmont. She loved all Pittsburgh sports teams, especially the Pirates. Even until recently she enjoyed playing Bingo with her friends. Friends and relatives will be received on Thursday November 3rd from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the BURKET-TRUBY FUNERAL HOME CREMATION AND ALTERNATIVE SERVICES, INC 421 Allegheny Ave. Oakmont, PA 15139. Funeral service Friday November 4th at 11 a.m. in the funeral home. Ruth will be laid to rest at Greenwood Memorial Park, Lower Burrell.