Ruth Keiper DeLancey

Published on March 8, 2024 Visit Funeral Home Website

Ruth Keiper DeLancey, 88, of Myerstown, passed away on Thursday, March 7, 2024, at StoneRidge Retirement Living Community.

She was born in Denver to the late Raymond and Naomi (Whitcraft) Keiper.

Ruth worked for many years at the Horseshoe Tavern and over 40 years at VFW Womelsdorf, where she enjoyed meeting and cooking for the patrons. She also loved cooking and having picnics for her family. She will truly be missed by all.

Ruth is survived by 7 children: Kenneth (Dona), Karen Keppley (James), Anthony Ambra (Elaine), Michael, Gina and partner Rod Fisher, Angela Bainbridge (John); 10 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild; and 3 nieces, Shirley Achey, Marjorie Burkins, and Grace Reider.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 1st husband, Vernon Sweigart, 2nd husband, Charles DeLancey, and son, Donald.

A private graveside service will be held at Fairview Cemetery, Denver.

Arrangements by Roseboro Stradling Funeral & Cremation Services, Inc., Denver. Online condolences can be given at