Ruth L. Packe Bussard, 88, of Ruffs Dale, PA passed away Tuesday, August 25, 2020 at Westmoreland Hospital in Greensburg, PA. She was born February 9, 1932 in Westmoreland County. Daughter of the late Clyde E. and Delphine Shergle Packe. Ruth was an amazing doll maker in her earlier years, she loved art, and oil painting was her passion. In addition, she loved animals and spending time with her grandchildren. She is preceded in death by both parents, her loving husband Dirvin J. Bussard and one daughter – Lisa M. Robbins. She is survived by one son – Robert Bussard and wife Jackie of Ruffs Dale, PA, one daughter – Lori Gnesda and husband John of Stoystown, PA, six grandchildren – Emily Porras (Joe), John Gnesda (Lisa), Taylor Grace (Chris), Amber Bussard, Morgan Robbins and Jacob Bussard, seven great grandchildren, one brother – James Packe of Indiana, PA and one sister – Nancy Michaels and husband Richard of Greensburg, PA. A private memorial will be held. Beatty-Rich Funeral Home, Inc. Rt 136 Madison, PA in charge of arrangements. Ronald A. Rich Jr., Supervisor/FD. To leave an online condolence, please visit www.beatty-richfuneralhome.
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