Ruth A. Leonard


Ruth A. Leonard (nee Smeltzer) passed away July 30, 2015 in Florida. She was 71. Born in Kearny she was a lifelong resident. Visiting will be on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the Armitage Wiggins Funeral Home 596 Belgrove Drive Kearny. Service Wednesday at 11 a.m. in the funeral home. Burial will follow at Arlington Cemetery. To leave online condolence please visit


Ruth was a legal secretary for many years at The Law Office of Gillespie Gillespie Jablonski and  she was an active, lifelong member of The Grace United Methodist Church, both in Kearny.


She was the beloved wife of Howard Leonard and was the cherished Aunt of Suzanne, Russell and Kristie Smeltzer, Karen and William Thornborg and Susan Bevans. Her brother Russell Smelter predeceased her. Ruth also leaves behind many dear friends.


In lieu of flowers kindly consider a donation to Grace Church.

Posted on August 2, 2015 .