Ruth V. Clauss - Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory

Ruth V. Clauss

December 1, 1928 - April 6, 2023

Ruth V. Clauss, age 94, of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully, on April 6, 2023.

Born in Allentown, PA, on December 1, 1928, she was a daughter of the late Paul and Verna (Eichelberger) Kiefer. Ruth worked as a logistics specialist at the former Avon Products for 15 years until her retirement.

Ruth was always willing to help others and served as a Cub Scout den mother. She loved to challenge herself with word games and crossword puzzles. Active at Paramount Senior Living, Ruth enjoyed playing bingo, crafts, and bowling.

In addition to her parents, Ruth was preceded in death by her husband, Richard L. Clauss; siblings, Lorraine Grasso, Loretta Hottenstein, Althea Williamson, and Paul Kiefer; and daughter-in-law, Christine Clauss. She is survived by her children, Jane Bailey (Craig) and David Clauss; siblings, Pauline Fehnel, Dorothy Daniels, and Donald Kiefer; grandchildren, Jennie George (Bill) and Kathryn Salvucci (Brian); great-grandchildren, Karli, Billy, Ryan, Nicholas, and Christian; and many nieces and nephews.

Services and interment will be held privately.


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  • Ruth, you will be deeply missed. You were an amazing woman who kept a smile on everyone’s face. Your heart was just as beautiful as you. Rest Peacefully, Ruth.