bullet Ida Ruff (photo) was born on 23 Apr 1905 in Noxen, Wyoming County, Pa. She died on 11 Jun 1992 in Oneonta, New York 13820. Died in a Vetrans Home in Oxford New York.

SSN# 079-05-1769

Parents: John Ruff and Minnie Grace Setzer.

Children were: Clarence Fred Keiper .


bulletJacquelyn Ann (Jackie) Ruff (photo) was born on 9 Jun 1943 in Kingston, Luzerne County, Pa. She graduated in 1961 in Lake Lehman Area Joint School, Lehman PA. Parents: John Weston (Duffy) Ruff and Florence Beatrice Eustice.

She was married to Arthur Walter Griffis on 1 Jul 1967 in Tunkhannock, Wyoming County, Pa. Children were: Stephanie Ann Griffis .


bullet John Ruff was born on 16 Feb 1860 in Jeffersonville, Sullivan County, NY. He died on 28 Oct 1932 in Noxen, Wyoming County, Pa. He was buried in Noxen, Wyoming County, Pa. Worked in Noxen Tannery (Armour Leather Co.) until his death. He was killed on
the job when a pallate fell upon him. He was the son of Swiss parents. He
moved to Noxen in 1882 as one of the very first settlers. He drove a team of
horses from what is now Cooperstown, N.Y. (the headquarters of the Susquehanna
River) along a trail through Great Bend where he worked for some time. He then
went to Lanesboro where he worked for a time building the great stone bridge
for the Eire R. R. Co. He later moved down the river to Herrick Center where
he remained for some time.
By the way of Scranton he came and settled into what was known as Bishop
Hollow, purchased the property now known as the Noxen Sand & Gravel Co. At
that time all was standing timber. He worked for some time for the Albert
Lewis Lumber Co. He entered the employ of J. K. Mosser Tanning Company in
1890, 42 years ago, and had been in the employ of the same company continuously
up until the time of his death. One of the oldest employees in their service.
His parents died a few years ago at the old homestead at Bishop Hollow.

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Obituary

Funeral of John Ruff

With many friends and relatives in attendance, the funeral of john ruff was held from his home at Noxen on Monday afternoon.

John Ruff was born February 16th, 1860 at Jeffersonville, Sullivan county, N.Y., son of Swiss parents,
John and Lena Ruff. He died October 28, 1932.

Mr. Ruff came into Noxen as on of the very first settlers in the year of 1882. He drove a team of horses from what is now Cooperstown, N.Y. (The headquarters of the Susquehanna River) along a trail through Great Bend where he worked for some time. He then went to Lanesboro where he worked for a time building the great stone bridge for the Erie R. R. Co. He later moved down the river to Herrick Center where he remained for some time.

By the way of Scranton he came and settled into what was known as Bishop Hollow, purchased the property now known as the Noxen Sand & Gravel Co. At that time, asll was standing timber. He worked for some tome for the Albert Lewis Lumber Co. He entered the employ of J. K. Mosser Tanning Company in 1890, 42 years ago , and hand been in the employ of the came company continuously up until the time of his death. One of the oldest employees in their service. His parents died a few years ago at the homestead at Bishop Hollow.

Flowers were carried by Clyde Casterline, Russell Casterline, Frank Wright and Floyd Dendler. Hhonary bearers were Elmer Miller, Lewis Blizzard, Abram Smith and Anthony Pogar. Active bears were Elmer Kocher, Frank Hay, Hiram Blizzard, Gordon Shook, Andrew and Joseph Oliver.

Mr. Ruff is survived by his wife Minnie Ruff; six children, Mrs Joseph Daughter, Mrs. Howard Mullen, Mrs James Blizzard, Albert Ruff, Mrs Calvin Keiper and John Ruff Jr.; fifteen grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Ned Jones and Mrs. William Rowe; also four brothers Edward, Caspar, Albert and George Dendler. Parents: John (Hans) Ruf and Magdalena (Lena) Ruff.

Children were: Effie Ruff, Lena Ruff, Sarah Ann (Sadie) Ruff, Albert Edward (Penn) Ruff, Ida Ruff, John Weston (Duffy) Ruff.


bulletJohn Ruff was born in , , , Switzerland.

Children were: Magdalena (Lena) Ruff.


bulletJohn Joseph (JJ) Ruff (photo) was born on 14 Nov 1973 in Reading, Berks County, Pa. Parents: John Richard (Ricky) Ruff and Catherine Ann Simanovich.

He was married to Mary Julie McCowan on 18 Apr 1998 in Las Vegas, , Nevada. Married at the Excalibur Hotel


bullet John Richard (Ricky) Ruff (photo) was born on 10 Mar 1948 in Kingston, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania. He graduated in 1966 in Lake Lehman Area Joint School, Lehman PA. He was christened in St Lukes Luthern, Wyoming County, Noxen Pa. He had Social Security Number 173-36-9749. Free And Accepted Mason, Living in 1999 in Phoenix, AZ. Parents: John Weston (Duffy) Ruff and Florence Beatrice Eustice.

He was married to Catherine Ann Simanovich on 29 Mar 1971 in Baltimore, , Md. Children were: Wendy Allison Ruff , John Joseph (JJ) Ruff, Justin Lewis Ruff.


bullet John Weston (Duffy) Ruff (photo) was born on 18 Feb 1910 in Noxen, Wyoming County, Pa. He died on 15 Feb 1992 in Tunkhannock, Wyoming County, Pa. He was buried on 19 Feb 1992 in Noxen, Wyoming County, Pa, Orcutts Cemetary. He had Social Security Number 159-05-6308. Worked in a tannery in Noxen, Pa. for 37 years. After his wife died moved to
Tunkhannock Pa. to work for the Pennsylvania Dept. of Transportation until he
retired.

He was an avid hunter and fisherman. Was considered an expert shot with a shotgun. Shot a black bear with a 12 guage shotgun.

Was well liked in his hometown of Noxen. President of the Noxen Volunteer Fire Dept for many years. Was a fantastic storyteller.

Listed in Social Security Death Index as J Ruff SSN#159-05-6308 Parents: John Ruff and Minnie Grace Setzer.

He was married to Florence Beatrice Eustice on 31 Dec 1928 in Luzerne, Luzerne County, Pa. Children were: John Richard (Ricky) Ruff, Jacquelyn Ann (Jackie) Ruff.


bullet Justin Lewis Ruff (photo) was born on 14 Oct 1978 in Allentown, Lehigh County, Pa. He graduated in 1998 in Awatukee, AZ. Graduated Mountain Pointe High School 1998 He served in the military on 6 Aug 1998 in San Diego, CA. Enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. Completed boot camp as Private - Expert Markmanship. Graduation date was November 6th, 1998. He was named after Lewis Puterbaugh. Justin Lewis Ruff. Lewis is in honor of my old friend Lewis Puterbaugh who did
not name any of his own three sons after himself.

Justin enlisted in the Unites States Marines on August 10, 1998 and began training in bootcamp in
Sandiego California. Parents: John Richard (Ricky) Ruff and Catherine Ann Simanovich.


bullet Kathryn Louise Ruff Parents: Albert Ellsworth Ruff and Patrica Cornell.


bullet Kevin Jeffrey Ruff Parents: Albert Ellsworth Ruff and Patrica Cornell.


bullet Lena Ruff was born on 16 Oct 1892 in Noxen, Wyoming County, Pa. She died on 6 May 1976 in Noxen, Wyoming County, Pa. She was buried on 9 May 1976 in Noxen, Wyoming County, Pa. Was a very active member of St. Lukes Luthern Church in Noxen until her death. Parents: John Ruff and Minnie Grace Setzer.

She was married to Joseph Dotter in , , Pennsylvania. Children were: Mary Dotter , Grace Dotter, Margaret Dotter , Helen Dotter.


bullet Lucia (Lucy) Ruff was born in 1867 in Calicoon, , NY. She died in Noxen, Wyoming County, Pa. She was buried in Noxen, Wyoming County, Pa. Parents: John (Hans) Ruf and Magdalena (Lena) Ruff.


bulletMagdalena (Lena) Ruff was born in 1839 in , , , Switzerland. She died in 1924 in Noxen, Wyoming County, Pa. She was buried in 1924 in Noxen, Wyoming County, Pa. Parents: John Ruff and Magdalena.

She was married to John (Hans) Ruf about 1859 in Calicoon, , NY. Children were: John Ruff , Emily (Emma) Ruff, Carolina (Lina) Ruff, Charlotte (Lottie) Ruff, Lucia (Lucy) Ruff.

She was married to Andrew DENDLER about 1874 in Calicoon, Cochecton, New York. Children were: Edward DENDLER, Casper DENDLER, Albert H DENDLER, George DENDLER.


bullet Mildred Elnor (Midge) Ruff was born on 22 Feb 1928 in Noxen, Wyoming County, Pennsylvania. Midge married Barney Cook a farmer most of his life. Barney was a good man who
enjoyed hunting with my father John W. Ruff. He semi-retired to Evans Falls,
located between Tunkhannock, Pa and Noxen, Pa. Parents: Albert Edward (Penn) Ruff and Violet Adeline Keiper .

She was married to Byron Emery Cook on 26 Jun 1949 in Noxen, Wyoming County, Pennsylvania. Children were: Judith Ann Cook, Brent Alan Cook, Byron Dale Cook.


bullet Sarah Ann (Sadie) Ruff was born on 29 Nov 1894 in Noxen, Wyoming County, Pa. She died on 4 Aug 1970 in Noxen, Wyoming County, Pa. She was buried on 7 Aug 1970 in Noxen, Wyoming County, Pa. Parents: John Ruff and Minnie Grace Setzer.

She was married to Howard Weston Mullen in Oct. Children were: Albert William Mullen, Anna Minnie Mullen, Lillian Alkia Mullen, Howard (Muttsy) Mullen Mullen , Alberta Mae (Bertie) Mullen, Ruby Marion Mullen, Martha Ruth Mullen, Carl Leroy Mullen, Barbara Jean Mullen.


bullet Wendy Allison Ruff was born on 15 Sep 1971 in Tunkhannock, Wyoming County, Pa. She was christened in Noxen, Wyoming County, Pa. Parents: John Richard (Ricky) Ruff and Catherine Ann Simanovich .

She was married to Benjamin Coray Bitter on 31 May 1997 in Reno, Nevada.


bullet Agatha Rutski was born on 6 Jun 1926.

Children were: Harold Duane Mullen, William Mullen.


bulletMadlena SAERIEN was born in Aug 1733 in STEIN. She died on 15 Feb 1793 in Meiringen, Bern, Switzerland.

She was married to Christian TAENNLER on 19 Jan 1758 in Meiringen, Bern, Swit.. Children were: Anna TAENNLER, Christian TAENNLER, Hans TAENNLER, Katharina TAENNLER, Anna TAENNLER, Magdalena TAENNLER, Afra TAENNLER, Margaritha TAENNLER.


bullet Anthony Sajeski

He was married to Helen Sutt. Children were: Genevive (Jean) Sajeski, Edmund Sajeski, Chester Sajeski, Francis Sajeski, Eleanor Sajeski.


bullet Chester Sajeski Parents: Anthony Sajeski and Helen Sutt.


bullet Edmund Sajeski Parents: Anthony Sajeski and Helen Sutt.


bullet Eleanor Sajeski Parents: Anthony Sajeski and Helen Sutt.


bullet Francis Sajeski Parents: Anthony Sajeski and Helen Sutt.


bullet Genevive (Jean) Sajeski was born in 1926. She graduated in 1944 in Nanticoke High School, Nanticoke Pa.. She died on 6 Jul 1999 in Nanticoke, Luzerne County, Pa. Genevieve "Jean" Ferrucci, 73, of West Field Street in Nanticoke, died Tuesday at her home.

Born in Nanticoke, she was the daughter of the late Anthony and Helen Sutt Sajeski. She was a graduate of Nanticoke High School, class of 1944, and was a member of St. Mary's Church in Nanticoke.

She was employed by RCA/GE of Mountaintop, retiring in 1988.

She was preceded in death by her husband.

Surviving are her sons, Richard, Tempe, Ariz.; Robert, Nanticoke; daughters, Camille Howell, Wilkes-Barre; Diane Sikorski, Nanticoke; brothers, Edmund Sajeski, Arlington, Va.; Chester Sajeski, Allentown; Francis Sajeski, West Windsor, N.J.; sister, Eleanor Popek, Nanticoke; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Funeral services will be at 8:30 a.m. Saturday from the Grontkowski Funeral Home P.C., 51-53 W. Green St., Nanticoke, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9 a.m. in St. Mary's Church in Nanticoke.

Interment will be in Italian Independent Cemetery in Newport Township.

Parents: Anthony Sajeski and Helen Sutt.

Children were: Richard Paul Ferrucci , Robert Ferrucci, Camille Ferrucci, Diane Ferrucci.


bulletAnna Sanders.

Children were: Florence Martha Kessler .


bulletCharlotte Sands. Parents: Howard Sands and Mary Foster.


bulletHoward Sands.

He was married to Mary Foster. Children were: Howard Sands, Charlotte Sands.


bullet Howard Sands Parents: Howard Sands and Mary Foster.


bullet Jessie Sands

She was married to Addison N. Miner.


bullet Sarah?

Children were: William McGill.


bulletSarah? .

Children were: Mary Bowman.


bulletEmma SAXTON was born on 10 Dec 1858. She died on 26 Jul 1903 in Noxen, Wyoming County, Pennsylvania.

She was married to David Norris about 1885. Children were: Eva Anna Norris.


bullet Mellissa SAXTON

Children were: David Norris.


bulletJohn Michael Scanlon was born on 8 Aug 1963 in Syracuse, , New York.

He was married to Barbara Ann Hanson on 19 Aug 1989 in Tully, , New York.


bullet Douglas Schaffer Parents: Phillip Schaffer and Dorothy French.


bullet Nancy Schaffer Parents: Phillip Schaffer and Dorothy French.


bullet Peggy Schaffer Parents: Phillip Schaffer and Dorothy French.


bullet Phillip Schaffer was born in Philadelphia, , Pennsylvania.

Children were: Nancy Schaffer, Peggy Schaffer, Douglas Schaffer.


bulletAmands Kate Schall was born on 17 Feb 1995. Parents: Benjamin James Schall and Ronnalea Sue Hopfer.


bullet Benjamin James Schall

He was married to Ronnalea Sue Hopfer on 20 May 1989. Children were: Amands Kate Schall , Jacob Benjamin Schall.


bullet Jacob Benjamin Schall was born on 27 May 1998. Parents: Benjamin James Schall and Ronnalea Sue Hopfer .


bullet Emily Schench

She was married to Bernard Jr. DENDLER on 14 Dec 1957. Children were: Debra Lynn DENDLER , Neal Russ DENDLER, Joel Stephen DENDLER.


bullet Margaretha SCHILT was born on 18 Apr 1819 in Guttannen, Bern, Switzerland. She died on 16 Oct 1897 in Meiringen, Bern, Switzerland.

She was married to Georg Friedrich TAENNLER on 1 Feb 1839 in Meiringen, Bern, Switzerland. Children were: Magdalena TAENNLER, Johannes TAENNLER.


bullet Peter SCHILT

He was married to Margaritha DENNLER on 14 Nov 1765 in Meiringen, Bern, Switzerland.


bullet Melissa Schoemaker

Children were: Frank R Davis.


bulletCharles Schooley.

He was married to Susan Swingle . Children were: Elizabeth V. Schooley.


bullet Elizabeth Schooley

Children were: Audrey Denmon.


bulletElizabeth V. Schooley was born in 1861. She died in 1949. Parents: Charles Schooley and Susan Swingle.

She was married to John S. Denmon. Children were: Charles J Denmon, Augustus Weber Denmon, Daniel Krozen Denmon, Pansy Denmon, Audrey Denmon.


bullet Harry Schwartz Last known Philadelphia, Pa.

Children were: Myron (Mike) Schwartz, Judy Schwartz.


bulletJudy Schwartz. Parents: Harry Schwartz and Helen Mae French.

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