Hagerstown, MD — Ruth Eileen Eavey, 80, of Hagerstown, Md., passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017, at her home.
She was born on Jan. 19, 1937, in Hagerstown, to the late Harry Snavely Koontz and Pearl May Bishop Koontz Ridenour.
She was predeceased by her husband, Donald Lee Eavey Sr., on Aug. 7, 1998.
She was a homemaker.
She was a member of Calvary Temple of Williamsport, Md.
Ruth loved and enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren.
She is survived by her daughter, Donna M. Eavey of Martinsburg, W.Va.; son, John K. Eavey Sr. of Hagerstown; sister, Irene Howard of Maugansville, Md.; sister, Pearl Simpson of Keedysville, Md.; and grandchildren, Dawn McDonald of Martinsburg, John Eavey Jr. of Hagerstown and Dylan Eavey of Hagerstown.
She was predeceased by a son, Donald Lee Eavey Jr.; infant son, James Edward Eavey; grandson, Justin Lee Eavey; sister, Anna Thomas; brother, Edward Koontz; brother, Harry Koontz; brother, Norman Koontz; and stepfather, Albert Ridenour.
Graveside services will be private.
The family requests the omission of flowers. Memorial donations may be made to Calvary Temple, 147 S. Conococheague St., Williamsport, MD 21795.