Ruth Ann Pistelli, 81, of Ravenswood, WV, died July 9, 2016 at home after a short battle with lung cancer.

She was born June 11, 1935 in Vinton, Ohio a daughter of the late Wendell George and Cora Alice Searls.

Ruth had a wonderful life and touched many lives through her career at Jackson General Hospital.  She had many hobbies in her life, including square dancing, bowling, sewing, painting, and ocean cruises.  She loved animals, the sound of the ocean, and spending time with her grandchildren and great grand children.

She is survived by her sons, Lowell Pistelli of Ripley, WV and Kevin Pistelli and his wife Vickie of Silverton, WV; daughter, Nadine Seaver and her husband Jeff of Sandyville, WV; grandchildren, Pat, Shannon, Lynda, Courtney, Adam, Ty and Julie; 15 great grandchildren and 1 on the way.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband John and a son Raymond.

Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday, July 13, 2016 at 8:00 pm at Roush Funeral Home, Ravenswood WV, with Pastor Chris Skeens officiating. Friends may visit from 6:00-8:00 pm Wednesday also at the funeral home.

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