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Ruth Elizabeth DeVries of Glen Mills, PA passed away peacefully on March 23, 2017 at Rose Court of Maris Grove.

She was the devoted wife of Frank DeVries and mother of Carol Lee Ray of Pocono Pines, PA and Michael Scherb of Ramsey, NJ. Ruth also was loving stepmother of Holly Flaherty of Hixson, TN, Janet Demmin of Hinesville, GA, Nancy Carpenter of Elkton, MD and Peter DeVries of Newark, DE.

Formerly of Chads Ford, PA and Allendale, NJ, Ruth was an accomplished water colorist and crafter and knitted nearly 100 blankets for local hospitals as a volunteer of Project Linus. Her career included various positions supporting businesses with bookkeeping, banking and reception skills. Ruth was predeceased by her first husband, Erhard Edwin Scherb.

A memorial service will be held at Concordia Lutheran Church on Monday, April 17, 2017. Visitation begins at 11 am and service at 12 pm. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to The Mueller Endowment Fund, Concordia Lutheran Church, 3003 Silverside Road, Wilmington, DE 19810. Interment will be at a later date in NJ.