Ruth W. “Ruthie” Wolstencroft

September 1, 1925 - January 17, 2020

Ruth W. “Ruthie” Wolstencroft, age 94, of Newark, DE and formerly of Lock Haven, PA, passed away on Friday, January 17, 2020.

Born in Lock Haven, PA on September 1, 1925, she was the daughter of the late David and Ruth (Wenker) Laubscher. Ruthie made her career as a payroll specialist with the University of Delaware.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert G. Wolstencroft. She is survived by her daughter, Sara K. Waugh (David, Sr.) of Newark; grandsons, Steven Waugh and David Waugh, Jr.; granddaughter, Dawn Waugh and great grandson, Xavier Waugh.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am on Saturday, January 25, 2020, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE, where a memorial service will begin at 11 am. Interment will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Ruthie’s name to Compassionate Care Hospice, 405 East Marsh Lane, Suite 4, Newport, DE 19804 or to Swissdale United Methodist Church, 974 Croak Hollow Road, Lock Haven, PA 17745.


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7 Condolences for Ruth W. “Ruthie” Wolstencroft

  • Sarah and family,
    We were so sorry to hear of your mothers passing. She was such a nice lady always smiling.
    She was a joy my parents really cared for her.

    Sherry “Spear”clark

  • to your family,

    hope you can feel a special peace and comfort at this time.
    donna wood

  • You will be remembered in our thoughts and prayers.

  • Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  • I was sad to hear of Aunt Ruthie’s passing. She was my great aunt but more like a grandmother to me. I will cherish my memories of her. My prayers of comfort to Sally and Dave and the grandkids.

  • She bought me my first jump rope. She allowed me to walk to her work after school and spend time with her.
    She invited me to stay overnight. She was my Aunt Rukey! Rest easy and give my Mother a hug. What joyous reunion you two will have. Now this little family is together again.

  • May her soul rest in peace. Ruthie was such a lovely sweet lady, worked with her at UD. Hugs to Sally
    and the entire family.