Ruth E. Rudolph Grubbs Extein, 76,  of Tidioute, PA., died peacefully with her family at her bedside, on Saturday evening, June 29, 2024, at Warren Manor Nursing Home. She was born June 11, 1948, in Titusville, PA. She was the daughter of Lester W. and Luella Mae Anthony Rudolph. She was a longtime resident of Tidioute, PA. Ruth was employed at Sparkle Car Wash as an attendant for 4 years and was previously employed with the former Thornes Bi Lo grocery store. She was a member of Tidioute United Methodist Church, Peginot Yeager V.F.W. Post 8803 Ladies Auxiliary, Tidioute, PA. She was active with the Tidioute Allegheny River Raft Race, Warmer Clothes for Kids, Tidioute Branch of the Salvation Army Bundle Up program. She enjoyed doing jigsaw puzzles and was an avid Nascar and Pittsburgh Pirates Fan. She loved to feed her pet bears and racoons.
She is survived by her 4 children – Gerald Conklin, Jr. of Pittsburgh, PA., Tim Conklin and wife, Mary of Key West, FL, Donna Childs, of Warren, PA., Sonya L. Spencer and husband, Andy of Tidioute, PA., Half Sister – Geneva Baker and husband, Michael of Corry, PA., 4 Grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her 1st husband, Hal K. Grubbs, 2nd husband, David M. Extein, Half Sister – Lucille Lewis, Half Brother – William Birchard.
There will be no visitation hours observed, a celebration of Ruth’s life will be held at the convenience of the family. Those wishing to place memorials may do so through Muscular Dystrophy Association, Inc., 1016 West Jackson Blvd. #10073, Chicago, IL 60607, or American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 7023, Merrifield, VA 22116-7023. E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting The Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc. has been entrusted with funeral arrangements.