Ruth Frances (Brown) Gano

February 20, 1944 ~ August 6, 2022 (age 78)


Ruth Frances Gano, 78, of Phillipsburg, died August 6, 2022.

Born February 20, 1944 in Phillipsburg, she was a daughter of the late Eugene D. and Stella (Pursell) Brown.

Ruth was a longtime and faithful member of the River of Life Presbyterian Church, Phillipsburg.

She is survived by a son, William Brown and his companion Betty Ebner of Phillipsburg; a brother, Larry Brown, Sr. of Bangor, PA; two sisters, Stella Austin of Easton, PA and Darlene K. Nees of Nazareth, PA; a granddaughter, Krista Brown of Phillipsburg and several nieces and nephews.

A celebration of Ruth's life will be held 6:00 pm Friday, August 12, 2022 at the River of Life Presbyterian Church, 445 South Main St, Phillipsburg, NJ.

Donations to the church, in Ruth's memory would be appreciated.

Arrangements: Noto-Wynkoop Funeral Home, 289 S. Main St, Phillipsburg, NJ (

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