Ruth Joann Barry
April 4, 1927 – May 3, 2021
Ruth Joann Barry, 94, of Mechanicsburg, PA, passed away on Monday March 3, 2021.
Born in Ashland, PA to the late Edwin and Esther (Eltringham) Lessig. She was a graduate of Ashland High School in 1945.
She is preceded in death by her loving husband Burrell Howard Barry; daughter Susan Barry; her grandson Michael Burrell Barry and great grandson Kyle Barry Stoddart.
Surviving Ruth are her sons, Douglas (Deborah) and Bruce (Dana) Barry; daughter Diane Lewis; grandchildren, Jonah Barry Stoddart and Devyn Qian and Jillian Grace Barry; and great grandchildren, Jonah Michael and Ava Katherine Stoddart.
Ruth was a devoted wife and mother who enjoyed spending time with her family. She was also a talented artist.
A memorial service will be held at the family farm at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Penn State Health Children’s Hospital.