Ruth Rosalea Harter, 100, of Niagara Falls, Pinellas Park, FL and Chagrin Falls, OH, died peacefully on August 25, 2013, born in Circle, MT. Ruth had many successes in life including being a member of her high school basketball team which won the state championship for the first time in history. She was proud of her entire family including her daughter, a Ph.D and cancer researcher and late son, who was a beloved dentist in the Tampa Bay area. Ruth was loved and will be missed.
Ruth was the wife of the late Donald Harter; and mother of the late Dr. David G. Harter. Ruth is survived by her daughter, Dr. Marian Lea "Nikki" Harter; grandchildren, Lisa Wright, David Harter, Jr. and Debbie Hemlock; daughter-in-law, Julia Harter; and three great-grandchildren, Colin, Ashley and Nathan Wright.
Services will be held at 10:30 AM on September 5, 2013 at Memorial Park Cemetery, St. Petersburg, FL.
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