Ruth R. Tustin


Ruth R. Tustin, 77 of Washington went to be with The Lord on Friday-May 11, 2018 peacefully surrounded by her family.  She was born September 16, 1940 in Amity, Pa. the daughter of the late Norton E. and Nancy Waychoff Reese.  Mrs. Tustin attended the first and second grade in the one room school house on Ridge Church in Amity where she was the only child in the class.  She went on to graduate from Trinity High School in 1958.  Mrs. Tustin was a lifelong member from birth until death of the North Ten Mile Baptist Church.  She worked for Dr. Jim Corwin in Houston in 1959 and for Dr. Hadlock from 1960 until 1985.  Mrs. Tustin then went on to work for Dr. Bardzil from 1985 until 2000 and was employed as the office manager for Dr. Robert Lesnock from 2000 until 2005.  She then became employed at Tandem from 2005 until 2009 when she officially retired.  Mrs. Tustin was a member of the Washington County Medical Assistant Association.  She was an avid bowler and loved traveling and camping.  Mrs. Tustin also liked to can and make pies.  Most of all, she loved spending time with her special grandson; Justin.

On September 7, 1974 she married Clifford M. Tustin Jr. who died April 14, 2014. 

Surviving is a son; Frank Tustin of Washington, two daughters; Joyce (Gerald) Hay of Washington and Sherry Tustin Moninger of Washington, a brother; John Reese of Benezette, a sister; Lenora Traficanti of Washington, grandchildren; Justin and Ashley, Nathan, Megan, Brayden, Jerry (Betsy), Marcie, Stephanie and Jeffrey.  Several great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews also survive. 

In addition to her father, mother and husband, Mrs. Tustin was preceded in death by a son; Howard, a grandson; Joseph, two brothers; Ralph and Mike and four sisters; Betty, Doris, Mary and Wilma.

Friends will be received from 2:00 P.M. until 6:00 P.M. on Tuesday-May 15, 2018 in the Warco-Falvo Funeral Home, Inc., Wilson at East Katherine Ave. Washington, S. Timothy Warco, Supervisor/Director, Susan Falvo Warco, Director, S. Timothy Warco II, Director.  Additional visitation will be held in the funeral home on Wednesday-May 16, 2018 from 12:00 P.M. until 1:00 P.M. the hour of a funeral service with Pastor Gary Schneider officiating.  Burial will follow in North Ten Mile Cemetery, Amity.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the North Ten Mile Baptist Church, 322 Ridge Church Rd. Amity Pa. 15311.  Condolences may be expressed at