Ruth Ann (Sheets) Sylvester

July 30, 1940 ~ August 17, 2018 (age 78)

Ruth Ann Sylvester, 78, of Mt. Pleasant, formerly of Armbrust, died Friday, August 17, 2018.  She was born July 30, 1940 in Latrobe, a daughter of the late Ivan Henry and Anna (Walls) Sheets.  Prior to retirement she was employed by Westmoreland Hospital.  Ruth was a member of Visitation Catholic Church, Mt. Pleasant and a former member of Holy Cross Catholic Church, Youngwood.  Surviving are two sons, Raymond Michael Sylvester III and wife, Leslie, and Randy Paul Sylvester;  three grandchildren, Jamie Lynn Reinhart and husband, Wes, Raymond Edward Sylvester and wife, Mandie, and Crystal Tippett and husband, TJ; four great grandchildren, Mason and Drew Reinhart, Samantha Sylvester, and Townshend Tippett; and a number of nieces and nephews.  In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond "Mike" Sylvester; and a sister, Betty Shawley.  Friends will be received 6-8 pm Tuesday at the C. Richard McCauley Funeral Home Inc. 101 South Fourth St, Youngwood.  A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 am Wednesday in Visitation Catholic Church, Mt. Pleasant, with Rev. Richard J. Kosisko as celebrant.  Entombment will follow in Westmoreland County Memorial Park, Greensburg.  Condolences may be offered at

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