Ruth A. Pettit

Ruth A. Pettit, 63, of Edgewater Drive, Westfield, NY, died Sunday, December 22, 2013 at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Erie, Pa.

She was born on January 13, 1950, the daughter of the late Jerome and Julia (Wasag) Somerfeldt. A lifelong Dunkirk resident, Ruth was a retired supervisor for Verizon.

Surviving are her brother, Thomas Somerfeldt of Dunkirk, her aunt, Helen Deszcz of Dunkirk, and her cousins, Jack (Jule) Deszcz of Columbus, Ohio, and Angie Clark of Dale City, Va.

Funeral services will be held Friday, December 27, 2013 at 11 a.m. from the Newman Funeral Home Inc. Msgr. Albert Clody will officiate. Private interment will be in St. Hyacinth’s Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday, December 26, 2013.