Ruth Lee Muir, 81, of Bucks Hill Road, Lonaconing passed away on Saturday, February 16, 2013 surrounded by her family at the Western Maryland Regional Medical Center, Cumberland. Born on March 24, 1931 she was the daughter of the late David Cuthbertson and Lois (Matthews) Cuthbertson.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert "Fish" Muir on May 7, 2004 and her brother Todd Cuthbertson on August 10, 2003.
Ruth was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Lonaconing. She was a homemaker and her grandchildren were the love of her life. She never missed her grandchildren's sporting events, as her world revolved around them. Ruth enjoyed many summers at the beach with her family and friends, always traveling along with the "Coney Caravan" following behind.
She is survived her daughters, Sue Ann Nightingale and husband Woody of Lonaconing and Penny Alkire and husband Steve also of Lonaconing; two very loved grandchildren, Bobby and Becca Alkire of Lonaconing and one granddog, "Gizmo"; sister-in-law Fran Cuthbertson of Keyser, WV and brother-in-law Jim Muir and wife Elaine of Lonaconing; a special cousin, Larry McKenzie and wife Carolyn of Lonaconing; best friend, Edythe Smith also of Lonaconing and numerous nieces and nephews.
Family and Friends will be received at the Eichhorn-McKenzie Funeral Home P.A. (www.eichhornmckenzie.com), Lonaconing on Tuesday, February 19, 2013 from 2-4 PM and 7-9 PM. A funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 11:00 AM with Rev. Fred Iser officiating. Interment will be held at Mountain View Cemetery, Moscow Mills.
At the request of the family memorial contributions may be made to the First United Methodist Church at 14 Church St., Lonaconing, MD or the George's Creek Ambulance Service at P.O. Box 155, Lonaconing, MD. Memorial envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
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