Kathleen “Kass” Marie Ruoff Howe 98 years-old born August 30, 1922 of Darby, Pennsylvania. Kass passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 17, 2021 in Richmond, Virginia. She was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania the daughter of the late Christian and Mildred (nee Fisher) Ruoff. The loving wife of the late William (Bill) Howe.
Kass enjoyed playing bridge and canasta with Dr. Stanley and Bill, traveling with Bill and her loving family. In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by her sibling and their spouse’s Mary (Ruoff) and John Houghton, Mildred (Ruoff) and William Boyce, Christian and Catherine (Armstrong) Ruoff, John Ruoff, Ellen (Ruoff) and John Dettinger, Milton and Catherine (Barber) Ruoff, Theresa (Ruoff) and Nelson Laird, and sister-in-law Phyllis (Marshall) Ruoff.
She is survived by her dear brother Howard Ruoff; her daughter Kathleen M. Burgess (David); her son William R. Howe (Joan). She will be missed by her loving grandchildren Kathleen M. Lee (David), David J. Burgess (Mary Ellen), Joan Nimmo, Kimberly Dellorco (Edward), and her great-grandchildren Jacqueline Lee and (Mitchel Deinhammer), Christopher Lee, Victoria Howe, Jack Dellorco; and Lauren Dellorco, Camryn Nimmo, numerous nieces and nephews, and great nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends are invited to her viewing 9:00-10:00 A.M. followed by a Mass of Christian burial, Saturday, July 24, 2021 at Divine Mercy Church, 6667 Chester Avenue, Philadelphia, PA. 19142. Interment in SS. Peter & Paul Cemetery, 1600 S. Sproul Rd, Springfield, PA 19064.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in her memory to Cardinal John Foley Regional Catholic School, 300 East Eagle Road, Havertown, PA 19083 or a charity of choice.