In memory of
Ruth Haney Rogus
Rogus, Ruth Haney Rogus, Ruth Haney, known as "Aunt Ruth" to so many throughout the community, left this earthly place on October 12, 2016 at 4:56 PM. Ruth was born on July 18, 1918 to Margaret Bush Haney and Abel J. Haney in Tannersville, PA. Ruth graduated from Pocono High School in Tannersville in 1937. Ruth moved to Elmira, NY after graduation and worked to support the war effort during WWII at the Holding Point and Reconsignment Point in Horseheads, NY. During that time she met and married her husband Stanley Rogus in 1944. They lived a happy life, owning and operating a grocery store in Elmira Heights from 1950-1960. After which Stanley became a communications officer for the Horseheads Police Department and Ruth was a very supportive wife. Ruth enjoyed spending time gardening, fishing, taking walks and in bible study. She greatly enjoyed spending time with her sisters, brothers and their families. Ruth was a Charter member and Deaconess of Calvary Baptist Church and also attended Hillcrest Baptist Church. Always a testament to her faith and love of Christ, she was an inspirational part of many youth members of the church and her loving nieces and nephews. Predeceased by four brothers and eight sisters, numerous nieces and nephews, her parents and her loving husband. Ruth is survived by her sister June Haney Smith, several nieces, nephews, grand nieces and grand nephews. She will be greatly missed for her happy, friendly nature and her ready smile. Friends are invited to Elmwood Baptist Church, 230 Elmwood Ave., Elmira Heights, NY on Wednesday, October 19, 2016 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Funeral Service will be held immediately following with Dr. Rev. David Sullivan. Following her service she will be laid to rest alongside her husband, Stanley at Maple Gove Cemetery, Horseheads, NY. Those wishing to remember Ruth please consider memorial contributions to the Pocono Heritage Center in Tannersville, PA www.youcaring.com/pocono-heritage-foundation-47987 . Condolences and words of comfort may be expressed at Ruth's Book of Memories at www.sullivansfuneralhome.com
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