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Willard T. Ruff, a retired accountant, died Thursday (Sept. 24, 1998) in the Mount View Health Facility after a long illness.

Ruff, 84, formerly of Lower Mountain Road, Cambria, was born in East Aurora and lived in Hamburg prior to moving to Cambria in 1986.

He worked for 30 years as an accountant at the former Tennessee Gas and Pipe Line Co., now Tenneco, in Eden. He retired in 1986.

His wife of 49 years, the former Coyita F. Wilson, died in 1996.

Ruff is survived by two daughters, Patricia E. Cole of Wheatfield and Martha C. Lentsch of Yakima, Wash.; a twin brother, Woodrow of Jupiter, Fla.; and eight grandchildren.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday in St. Paul's United Church of Christ, 3921 Mapleton Road, Pendleton. Burial will be in White Chapel Memorial Park Cemetery, Amherst.


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