Ruth Matilda (Tyson) Wagner Brodhead

April 7, 1929 ~ May 17, 2021 (age 92)


 Ruth Matilda (Tyson) Wagner Brodhead, 92, of Schuylkill Haven, passed away peacefully Monday, May 17th, at her residence, surrounded by family.

Ruth was born in Reading, on April 7, 1929, a daughter of the late Ruth (Lenhart) Tyson and Samuel Elliott Tyson II.

She was the widow of Bickley Burns Brodhead. She was also predeceased by her first husband Albert M. Wagner in 1983.
Ruth was a member of Welcome United Methodist Church Landingville and
She graduated from Reading high School in 1947 and Albright College in 1951 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Home Economics.

Ruth is survived by her Children, Anna Wagner-Sauber, wife of Todd and Peter Wagner. Ruth’s grandchildren are Allison Wagner, Emily Wagner-Goveo and Emma Kleckner. She is also survived by her late husband’s children & Families; Janet & Shaune Morely; Lois & David Freese and their children Zoe Cline; Samantha Higgins; Josh Freese & Bob Freese; niece Kathy (Tyson) Davey, wife of Larry.

Ruth was preceded in death by her son J. Andrew Wagner & her brother Samuel Elliott Tyson, III.

A Religious Service will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, June 11th at Welcome United Methodist Church in Landingville, with Pastor Timothy Christman officiating. Visitation will be from 9:30 AM until time of service, in the church. Interment will follow at Park Hill Cemetery, Landingville.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Ruth Steinert Memorial SPCA PO Box 332 Schuylkill Haven, PA 17972. 

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June 11, 2021

9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Welcome United Methodist Church
Main Street
Landingville, PA 17972

Funeral Service
June 11, 2021

11:00 AM
Welcome United Methodist Church
Main Street
Landingville, PA 17972


Ruth Steinert Memorial SPCA
18 Wertz Drive, Pine Grove PA 17963

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