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Ruth Alice (McConaughy) Roperti
January 23, 1944 ~ September 22, 2023 (age 79) 79 Years Old
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Ruth Alice (McConaughy) Roperti, 79, of North Sewickley Twp. was called home by Jesus on Friday September 22, 2023.
Ruth was born in Pittsburgh on January 23,1944, to the late Robert and Elenore (Campbell) McConaughy.
Ruth graduated from Beaver Falls High School (1962) and Geneva College (1966). Upon graduation, she began a 37-year career as an elementary teacher at various schools within the Riverside Beaver County School District. After retirement, Ruth dedicated her time to sharing her joy of nature with children. She worked tirelessly in partnership with Moraine Preservation Fund to establish a field-based environmental science program for local school districts. As a board president of the Pennsylvania Association of Environmental Educators (PAEE), she helped develop a curriculum to train and certify the next generation of educators. In 2017, she was honored with the PAEE Keystone Award for her service.
Ruth is survived by her devoted husband of 57 years, Lou Roperti, North Sewickley Twp; two children, Susan Roperti, New Bethlehem, PA and David (Alison) Roperti, York, PA; four grandchildren, Abby & Ella Butler, Anna & Nick Roperti and a sister, Jean McConaughy, Atlanta, GA.
She was preceded in death by her brothers, Howard and Paul McConaughy
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to PAEE (https://www.paee.net/)
Friends will be received, Tuesday from 2-4 & 6-8 PM in the Hill & Kunselman Funeral Home, www.hillandkunselman.com, 3801-4th Avenue, Beaver Falls, PA 15010. Where service will be held Wednesday at 11:00 AM with Pastor Jimmy Fong, officiating.
Interment will follow in Grandview Cemetery, Big Beaver Boro.