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Ruth Botek, 75 – Enjoyed Bingo, Casinos, and Phillies Games

Ruth Botek, 75, of Port Carbon, died Thursday morning at Serenity Gardens, Kulpmont, after a lengthy illness.

Born in Pottsville on November 26, 1947, she was a daughter of the late John and Florence (nee Yakaitis) Hallick.

She was a graduate of St. Clair High School and worked for the former State Manufacturing, New Philadelphia. Thereafter, she was a homemaker devoting all of her time to caring for her family.

She was a member of the former St. Stephen R.C. Church, Port Carbon. She enjoyed Bingo with her friend, Faye, casino trips with her sisters, watching the Phillies games, arts & crafts which she loved to gift, dining out, shopping, and spending time with her daughters and grandchildren.

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She was preceded in death by her husband, William, in 2013; six siblings, John Hallick, Bernard Hallick, Anthony Hallick, Richard Hallick, Edward Hallick and Joan Mochnoc; a nephew, Johnny Mochnoc.

Ruth is survived by two daughters, Arlene Dutcavich, and her husband, David, Minersville, and Barbara Swift and her husband, John Swift IV, Chatham, New Jersey; five grandchildren, James Dailey and his wife, Ashley, Erica Dailey, Meghan Swift, John Swift V and Katherine Swift; two great granddaughters, Lyla Dailey and Ryleigh Dailey. She is also survived by three siblings, Michael “Mickey” Hallick, Port Carbon, Florence “Cookie” Correll and her husband, Gary, Laureldale, and Christine “Tina” Ellex and her husband, Ronald, Port Carbon; nieces and nephews; her beloved cat, Snuggles.

Mass of Christian Burial celebrated at St. Stephen Chapel, Port Carbon. Interment at Immaculate Conception Cemetery, East Norwegian Township.

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