Thursday, August 30, 2012

Ruth Louise Hackett Mulvey

Wellsville, NY - Ruth Louise Hackett Mulvey of Moonlight Drive passed away on Thursday, August 30, 2012, at the Highland Park Health Care Center in Wellsville. She was born on July 4, 1915 in Hickox, PA. to Orrin and Maude(Dildine) Hackett. On July 25, 1938 she married Robert "Bob" S. Mulvey who predeceased her on May 22, 1981.

Ruth attended school in Genesee, PA. and had spent a year living in Brazil with her aunt and uncle. She worked for the Bausch and Lomb Company in Wellsville and along with her husband Bob they owned and operated Bob's Motel in Coudersport, PA. She was a member of the Hicox Church where she enjoyed teaching Sunday school. Ruth also enjoyed sewing and her granddaughter Jennifer.

Ruth is survive by a daughter, Jo A. Hlavaty of Wellsville; a granddaughter, Jennifer (Sean) McNally of Alexandria, VA.; a great grandson Patrick McNally; 2 sisters, Margorie (Therold) Furman of Brookville, PA. and Mayfred Russell of Coudersport, PA.; several nieces and nephews.

Ruth was predeceased by her son in law George; 5 brothers, Robert, Carlos, Harry, Gerald and Clair.

Friends are invited to call on Friday, August 31, 2012, at the J. W. Embser Sons Funeral Home in Wellsville from 7-9 and on Saturday, September 1, from 12 noon to 2 pm at which time a funeral service will be held. Pastor Deborah Wilkins will preside and burial will take place in the Genesee Cemetery in Genesee, PA. Memorials in Ruth's name may be given to the Wellsville Volunteer Ambulance Corps or to the David A. Howe Library or the charity of the donor's choice. To leave online condolences please visit

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