Ruth Ann Harter, formerly of Hagerstown, passed away peacefully on February 25, 2018, in New Orleans, Louisiana, at the age of 77 years.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Bill Harter.
She is survived by her son, Christopher Harter, her daughter-in-law, Liz McMahon and their son, Wheeler McMahon, as well as her sister, Cathy McCrobie, her brother, James Johnson, and a host of nieces, nephews, step-children, other friends and relatives.
Ruth Ann was born in Sullivan, Indiana. She lived her life there until moving to New Orleans to be with her son’s family in 2011. There she enjoyed her friends at the Uptown Shepherd’s Center; her cat, Ezra; her beloved puzzle books; and playing board games with her grandson.
In her later years, she resided at the John J. Hanikel Jr. Home, where she enjoyed playing bingo.
To remember Ruth Ann, the family asks that donations be made in her name to the American Lung Association or the animal rescue organization of your choice.
A private ceremony will be held at a later date. Interment will be in Batson Cemetery, New Castle.