Ruth Pisciotta

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June 11, 1925 - March 20, 2019
Born in Sharon Center, PA
Resided in St. Peters, MO

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Ruth Pisciotta of St. Peters, MO, passed away Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at the age of 93. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Vito Pisciotta; her parents, Walter and Ida Phillips; and her brother, William Phillips.

She is survived by her children, Dominic (Barbara) Pisciotta, Walter (Vicki) Pisciotta, Ronald Pisciotta, and Karen (Dale) Pisciotta-Jeffery; her grandchildren, Phillip, Damien, Lauren, Thomas, Lucas, Lisa, Laura, Caitlin, and Dominic; and eleven great-grandchildren.

Ruth was an active member of the Red Hat Society and of Morning Star Church. She had a wide range of hobbies – she loved to read, to travel, and to knit. She enjoyed staying connected with friends and family through Facebook and spending time with them whenever she could.

Contributions in Ruth’s name may be made BJC Hospice.

Guestbook Entries

  1. Tina and Steve March 20, 2019 at 12:16 pm - Reply

    candle 6What a beautiful person!

  2. Deb Dawson March 20, 2019 at 12:28 pm - Reply

    candle 7Prayers for the Family.
    Love Bub and Deb Dawson

  3. LaVina (Dawson) Warren March 20, 2019 at 12:55 pm - Reply

    Ruth was a wonderful person and always had a smile on her face. Prayers for her family.

  4. Peggy and Hazel March 20, 2019 at 1:27 pm - Reply

    Sweet KAREN I’m
    So sorry to hear your mom changed her address to heaven. I’m so sad for each of you.
    What an outstanding human. Much love coming your way. Hugs.

  5. Vita Marlene Carman Marshall March 20, 2019 at 1:33 pm - Reply

    I am so sorry for your loss. Ruth was a special lady loved by all. She has a lot of family waiting for her.
    God Bless your family and ma He comfort you as only he can. 💕

  6. Vonda Floyd March 20, 2019 at 1:36 pm - Reply

    The most interesting person I ever met. She inspired me to be more and enjoy life. It was a special privilege to know her.

  7. Lou Ann Cameron March 20, 2019 at 2:38 pm - Reply

    candle 7My love and sympathy to the Pisciotta family for your loss. Ruthie was truly an angel that touched so many lives. She will be missed and cherished by so many. I love and miss her.

  8. Lou Ann Cameron March 20, 2019 at 2:45 pm - Reply

    My love and sympathy to the Pisciotta family. Ruthie was truly an angel who touched so many lives. She will be so missed and cherished by all. I love and miss her.

  9. Lou Ann Cameron March 20, 2019 at 2:52 pm - Reply

    candle 7My love and sympathy to Ruthie’s family. She is truly an angel who will be missed and cherished by so many. I love her and I will miss her.

  10. Elaine March 20, 2019 at 3:26 pm - Reply

    candle 1I am so saddened by the loss of my dear friend. She was my inspiration in Red Hats and I loved her dearly. Her spunk and wisdom always amazed me. Even after my move to Chicago last year, I left my heart with her. To the Pisciotta family, I pray for comfort for you and celebrate her life. I will always love and miss her!

  11. Sam & Bobbie Barrale March 20, 2019 at 3:59 pm - Reply

    candle 1We only knew Ruth for a short time, but in that short time we came to adore her. She was such a wonderful lady, and we will miss her dearly. She was like a breath of fresh air, always having a wonder smile and greeting when ever we saw her. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  12. Jane Muich March 20, 2019 at 5:19 pm - Reply

    candle 2Aunt Ruth, a woman of uncommon compassion, and goodness. A great mother and nurse. Heaven’s doors have opened to welcome her into the community of the faithful.
    Condolences to all.

  13. Nicki Poling Schettler March 20, 2019 at 7:39 pm - Reply

    candle 7Ruth, you will be missed greatly. Thanks for raising such a wonderful daughter. May the Lord welcome you with open arms and your hubby give you a giant kiss.

  14. Dottie and Don Voss March 20, 2019 at 8:02 pm - Reply

    We are so, so sorry to hear this news, Karen. May our prayers and thoughts be with you at this very sad time.

  15. Lori Sisson March 20, 2019 at 9:23 pm - Reply

    candle 1So sorry for your loss! May God provide you all with Comfort & Strength during this difficult time!! Ruth was definitely a bright shining star. She was a Wonderful Wife, Mother and Grandmother. Always lived life to the fullest and was always smiling!!

  16. Scherrie Behrens March 20, 2019 at 11:12 pm - Reply

    candle 7I am so very sorry to hear of the loss of your Mother. She was an amazing woman. I am so thankful to have had the chance to meet her and hang out with her. She was a rare gem, who will be missed. My thoughts and prayer to all of her family.

    All my love,
    Scherrie & Reeve Behrens

  17. Fran Scalise Green March 21, 2019 at 7:39 am - Reply

    candle 1Karen and the whole family my thoughts and prayers are with you🙏. You mom is and will always be a true warrior! She loved you all and fought as long as she could. Now she is with her love of her life Vito and the rest of her family . She is still taking care of you just in another way. She will always be part of your heart ❤️ and life . Sorry for your loss 😥.

  18. Donalee March 21, 2019 at 9:37 am - Reply

    candle 6In love, peace, and joy.
    I only knew Ruth thru Karen’s posts. But I felt her radiance, love, and generous spirit in every photo and experience shared. What an amazing gift to each and every human being who had the opportunity to be touched by her essence. Her smile is contagious. Her memories, her spirit lives on in the lives of those she loved. Blessings and prayers to all. Celebrating her long and beautiful life as a child, a daughter, a wife, a mother, a grand-mother, a great grand-mother and a beautiful friend to so many.
    Donalee Gastreich

  19. Dr. Timothy Schaible and staff March 21, 2019 at 11:20 am - Reply

    We are all thinking of you in your time of mourning. She was a great asset to all she touched.

  20. CLIFF MCADOO March 21, 2019 at 4:26 pm - Reply

    SO SORRY FOR THE LOST OF A MOTHER BUT THE GOOD LORD GAVE YOU ALL ALONG TIME IN LIFE WITH YOUR MOTHER “VERY BLESS” MAY THE GOOD LORD BE WITH YOU ALL AT THIS TIME IN LIFE AND DOWN THE ROAD OF LIFE TO COME. VERY SORRY CLIFF MCADOO

  21. Lauri Isle March 21, 2019 at 10:08 pm - Reply

    candle 8I am so sorry for your loss. I remember how sweet and wonderful she was, boy could she cook! Prayers for all of you.

  22. Doug and Sue Iver March 22, 2019 at 6:29 pm - Reply

    So sorry to hear of her passing. I have always had a special feeling for her.

  23. Tessy Kalist March 23, 2019 at 8:27 am - Reply

    Karen, I met your mom a couple of times but felt like I knew her because of Facebook. I immediately noticed her beautiful spirit and was impressed by her zest for life. I’m so sorry for your loss and am praying for you and your family.

  24. Fred and Margaret Baer March 23, 2019 at 2:52 pm - Reply

    It was always a joy to see Ruth at Aunt Jo and Uncle Bill’s in Benton. She was a delight and always asked about our family and really listened and cared about what was going on with others. As many others have said, there really was something very special about her and she will be missed. We are thinking of all of you and know that she is so happy to be with Vito. Much love, Fred, Margaret, Levi and Olivia Baer

  25. Richard and Carole Nealon March 23, 2019 at 8:51 pm - Reply

    Please accept our heartfelt sympathy on the death of Ruth, your mum, grandmother and great grandmother. We had the pleasure of meeting this lovely little lady and could not believe she kept 2 iPads on the go constantly for reading, Facebooking and keeping up to date with family and friends.
    Ar dheis Dé go raibh a hanam ( May she rest in peace)

  26. Jerry and Donna Hake March 24, 2019 at 1:35 pm - Reply

    candle 1Our deepest sympathy to all of the Pisciotta family. You are all like family to us.

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