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Lynn J. Collier Ruder
Passed: Friday April 20, 2018

Lynn J. Ruder, age 63, of Hopwood died Friday, April 20, 2018 with her loving family at her side. She was born October 30, 1954 in Uniontown, PA, the daughter of Merchant Lee Collier, Jr. and Dorothy Heintzelman Collier. In addition to her parents Lynn is also preceded in death by a sister Carolyn Jenkins. Lynn was a graduate of Uniontown High School with the class of 1972. She worked as an advertising representative for fifteen years at the Herald Standard Newspaper and for the Tribune Review twenty years before her retirement. Lynn was a longtime member of the Grace Brethren Church of Uniontown. She loved every four footed creature that roamed the earth, especially dogs and pigs. Left to cherish Lynn’s memory are her husband of forty years, Pastor Rory O. Ruder; a son, Zachary D. Ruder and wife Megan of Columbus, OH; two grandchildren, Abigail and Titus Ruder; a sister, Judy Gleason and husband David of Houston, PA; a brother Merchant Lee Collier, III and wife Cheri of Anaheim Hills, CA; a brother-in-law, Cliff Jenkins of Hopwood, PA and many loving nieces and nephews. The arrangements have been entrusted to the Andrew D. Ferguson Funeral Home & Crematories, Inc., 80 Morgantown Street, Uniontown, where family will receive friends on Tuesday from 2 until 4 and 6 until 8 pm and on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 from 10 until 11 AM in the Grace Brethren Church at 11 AM with the Rev. Zachary D. Ruder officiating. Interment will follow in Lafayette Memorial Park, Brier Hill, PA; Donations may be made in her member to Fayette Friends of Animals, P.O. Box 1282, Uniontown, PA 15401 or They Deserve Better, 1622 Fairchance-Georges Rd, Smithfield, PA 15478 You may share memories or condolences with the family at adferguson,com or the funeral home Facebook page.

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