Crifasi, Ruth Carol
Birth: Tuesday, February 28, 1928 in Washington, D.C.
Residence: Dunkirk, Maryland
Death: Tuesday, March 05, 2019 at the age of 91
Laid to Rest: in the Jesus the Good Shepherd Catholic Church Cemetery, Owings, Maryland
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Ruth Carol Crifasi, 91, of Dunkirk passed away March 5, 2019 at Solomons Nursing Center. She was born February 28, 1928 in Washington, D.C. to Horace Evert and Anna (Gaffney) Ackerman. She was raised in Silver Spring, Maryland and graduated from Calvin Coolidge High School in Washington in 1946. Ruth married Paul B. Crifasi on June 2, 1948 and they lived and raised their family in Hillcrest Heights. Ruth was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and homemaker. She enjoyed sewing, reading, and cooking, and loved spending time with family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Ruth was preceded in death by her husband, Paul, a brother Robert Ackerman and sister Bettie Griffis. She is survived by daughters Catherine A. Taylor and husband West of Huntingtown, Patricia D. Branson and husband Rodney of Baker, WV and son Paul Crifasi of Dunkirk. Also surviving are grandchildren Angela Martin and Brian and Christopher Branson, and great-grandchildren Erika and Jacob Martin and Makinley Branson. Arrangements by Rausch Funeral Home.
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