Ruth L. (Karalus) Hockenbury, 77, wife of Edward B. Hockenbury, passed away on Monday, April 12 at her home.
Born and raised in Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of the late Alfred and Helen Karalus.
Ruth was a volunteer at Pottstown Hospital, working at the front desk. Her entire life was working at Bon Ton enjoying the company of the women that worked for her. She also enjoyed going to Ocean City, NJ on vacation with her family.
Surviving with her husband of 59 years is son Mark Hockenbury, husband of Lisa; grandson Casey Hockenbury; brother Al Karalus, husband of Lucille.
Ruth was predeceased by her daughter Cynthia Csordos and sister June Wilk.
Services and interment are private. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Luzerne County SPCA, 524 East Main Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702