Ruth Y. (Mock) Brown

February 11, 1939 ~ December 12, 2023 (age 84) 84 Years Old

Ruth Brown Obituary

     Ruth Y. (Mock) Brown, 84, of York, formerly of Hopewell, passed away on December 12, 2023 at Misericordia Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born on February 11, 1939 in Woodbury; daughter of the late Albert Otis and Mary Alice (Wright) Mock. She married Willard Ray Brown on August 1, 1959 at the Woodbury Methodist Church. Together, they celebrated 60 years of marriage until his passing on September 7, 2021.

     Ruth was a 1957 graduate of Woodbury High School. She attended the Altoona Beauty School and was the owner/operator of Ruth Brown Beauty Salon for 43 years. Ruth was a member of the Bedford Forge United Methodist Church, where she was involved with various committees and served as treasurer. She volunteered with the local food bank and was a member of the Red Hat Society. She and Ray enjoyed the time they spent with close friends Bob and Betty Ebersole and Herbie and LaRue Barnes traveling to the beaches and casinos.

     She was preceded in death by a brother, Albert Otis Mock, Jr. Surviving is son, Kelly Brown (Sandra) of Seven Valleys; son, Keith Brown (Effie Walters) of Loysburg; son, Kerry Brown of Pavia; grandchildren, Tiffany Di Benedetto, Jessica McGurk, and Kyle Brown; and great-grandchildren, Ava and Karter Brown, Cassandra Di Benedetto, and Luciana and Gavin McGurk.

     Friends will be received on Monday, December 18, 2023 from 9:00AM until the 11:00AM Funeral Service at the Stone Funeral Home in Woodbury. Pastor Beth Pyles will be officiating. Interment will take place at Dry Hill Cemetery.

     If so desired, Memorial Contributions in Ruth’s name may be made to the Bedford Forge Community Church (384 Jacks Corner Rd., Hopewell, PA 16650).

Arrangements by Stone Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc.; Woodbury.

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December 18, 2023

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Stone Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc.
114 Main Street
Woodbury, PA 16695

Funeral Service
December 18, 2023

11:00 AM
Stone Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc.
114 Main Street
Woodbury, PA 16695


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