Ruth N. Baum, age 96, of Windsor Township, York, died at 1:15 AM Sunday, August 29, 2021 at the Brunswick at Longstown. She was the wife of the late Claude R. Baum.
Born April 4, 1925 in York, a daughter of the late Frank G. and Margaret (Hamme) Kopp, she was a homemaker, but had also worked at the York Daily Record for a number of years.
Mrs. Baum is survived by three daughters, Kathy L. Davis, and her husband James, of Ephrata, Diane K. Houseman, and her husband John, of York, and Faye L. Senft, and her husband Robert, of Mays Landing, New Jersey; two sons, Claude R. "Bob" Baum, Jr., and his wife Amie, of York, and Michael S. Baum, and his wife Arlene, of Walnut Port; seven grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; three brothers, Frank, William and Gary; and a sister, Patricia. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Judith Baum; a grandson, John Houseman, Jr., a brother, Donald; and three sisters, Frances, Gloria, and June.
A graveside service is scheduled for 1:00 PM Sunday, September 5, 2021, at Prospect Hill Cemetery, with The Rev. Bonnie Whittier officiating. Guests are invited to gather at the Pennsylvania Avenue entrance to the Cemetery at 12:50 PM. Kuhner Associates Funeral Directors, Inc., 863 South George Street, York, is in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the York County SPCA, 3159 North Susquehanna Trail, York PA 17406.
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