Ruth J. Garren, 73 years of age, of Columbia, NJ, passed away at her home in Columbia, NJ on December 7, 2018. She was born on March 18, 1945 in Pen Argyl, PA to Alvin and Evelyn (Fehr), LaBarre, Sr. She had been a homemaker. She was a long-time member of the Knowlton Presbyterian Church, Columbia, Nj.
She is survived by her husband Valentine, a daughter Angelina Beck, a son David, 5 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild, two sisters, Carolyn Milheim and Marlene Hillyerd, two brothers, Darrell, Sr., & Alvin LaBarre, Jr. She was predeceased by a son Valentine, Jr in 2007 and a son-in-law Benjamin Beck in 2012.
Visitation will be from 6-9 PM, Monday, December 10, 2018 at Newbaker Funeral Home, 200 Route 94, Blairstown, NJ 07825. A funeral Service will take place 15 11 AM, Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at Knowlton Presbyterian Church, 3 Knowlton Rd. Columbia, NJ.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in Ruthann's memory to either Karen Ann Quinlan Foundatio, 99 Sparta Ave., Newton, NJ 07860 or The Knowlton Presbyterian Church, 3 Knowlton Rd., Columbia, Nj 07832.