CIAFARDONE, Ruth A., 77, of Mingo Junction, OH, passed away Sunday October 13, 2013, at the Acuity Specialty Hospital in Steubenville, Ohio.
She was born December 26, 1935, in Brilliant, OH, a daughter of the late Emerson and Madora E. (Swearingen) Midcap.
Ruth was a homemaker and she also worked at the former Levor Blinds in Weirton, WV. She was a member of the Georges Run Methodist Church.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three brothers; six sisters; and a great- nephew, Scott Tyler Bornyk.
Surviving are her husband, Samuel P. "Sam" "Sammy Alberts" whom she married on June 17, 2003, but they were together for over 48 years; two nieces, Kathy Hook of Mingo Junction and Penny Bornyk of Bloomingdale, OH; many great-nieces and nephews; two stepsons, David (Cindy) Ciafardone of Mingo Junction and Sam Ciafardone, Jr. of Salisbury, MD; a step daughter, Sonia Ciafardone of Weirton, WV; four stepgrandchildren; and 10 stepgreat-grandchildren.
A celebration of Ruth's life will be held at the Georges Run Methodist Church on Saturday October 26 at 2 p.m., with Pastor Jimm Woods officiating.
Arrangements were entrusted to Wheeler Funeral Home, 101 Longview Ave., Mingo.
Offer condolences at www.wheelerfuneralhomes. com.