• MONTGOMERY RUTH Ruth Mitchel...

Ruth Mitchell Montgomery died on June 9, 2018 at Sherwood Oaks in Cranberry Twp. She was born in Stamford, CT in 1916 and grew up in New Haven. During the Depression she moved to Washington DC to work at the Dept. of Agriculture. In the 1960s, Ruth helped found and managed the Pittsburgh Chamber Music Society. After 30 yrs she retired and the PCMS set up a Fellowship String Quartet in her honor for young musicians. She has been living at the Sherwood Oaks Retirement Community for the past nine years. Ruth was preceded in death by her husband of 71 yrs, Edison. She is survived by her son Douglas of Portland, OR; daughter Katherine of Tiline, KY; and grandsons Andrew and Alexander of Portland, OR. Donations in her honor may be made to the Ruth M. Montgomery Fellowship Quartet, Chamber Music Pittsburgh, or the Humane Animal Rescue. Arrangements entrusted to the JOHN N. ELACHKO FUNERAL HOME.  Please visit Ruth's memorial website at
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PostedJune 13, 2018