Etta Ruth McFarland

87e2f85d0f09935d[1]Etta Ruth McFarland, 97 of Punxsutawney, passed away Tuesday, August 18, 2015 at Wellington Heights.

Mrs. McFarland was born August 8, 1918 in Punxsutawney, a daughter of the late Lon P. and Pheobe A. (Bell) Grube.

Etta was married July 6, 1935 in Keyser, WVa. to her loving husband, Kenneth P. McFarland, I who preceded her in death.

Etta loved to crochet and sew.

She also enjoyed crossword puzzles and creamics. She participated in the Bridge Club for many years. She is survived by her sons; Kenneth P. McFarland, II and wife Mary E., Bruce L. McFarland and wife JaneAnn all of Punxsutawney, sister; Sally Gamble of State College and her grandchildren; Kenneth P. McFarland, III and wife Valerie, Dana Probst, Kyle McFarland, Morgan McFarland, Tiffany Spatara and Carrie Macko, great-grandchildren; Floyd Grape and Nicchio Spatara.

In addition to her husband Kenneth, she is preceded in death by her brother; Ronald M. “Buck” Grube and sisters; Alice Wingert and Helen Grube. All arrangements are private for family and under the direction of the McCabe Funeral Home in Punxsutawney.

Please make memorial contributions in Mrs. McFarland’s name to St. Jude Childrens Research or Make A Wish Foundation.

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