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Ruth (Mulville) Candy

April 6, 1949 ~ November 22, 2017 (age 68)

Ruth (Mulville) Candy, 68, of  Benton, died Wednesday morning, November 22, 2017 at her home following a lengthy illness.

Born, April 6, 1949 in Philadelphia, she was a daughter of the late  James J. and Ruth (Boucot) Mulville.   She and her husband, Stephen J. Candy, would have celebrated their 42nd wedding anniversary.  

Mrs. Candy was a graduate of Gloucester Catholic High School in Gloucester, NJ.  She also attended Camden County College where she earned her degree as a registered dental assistant/certified dental assistant.

She worked as a dental assistant for 25 years in Cherry Hill, New Jersey.

Mrs. Candy was a member of Holy Spirit Parish/St. Martha's Church, Fairmount Springs.

She was an avid reader, enjoyed traveling and in her younger years did ceramics.

Surviving, in addition to her husband, Stephen, are her two children;  Donal L. Candy, of Spring Hill, Florida; Joy Ann Blasick and her husband, Mike, of Benton; four grandchildren:  John James Candy, Kaylee Grace Blasick, Jacob Joseph Candy and Emily Anne Blasick.

Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, James Mulville, in 1984.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday, November 25th, 2017 at 11 AM at Holy Spirit Parish/St. Martha's Church, 260 Bonnieville Road, Stillwater, with Father Louis T. Kaminski, her Pastor, as Celebrant.  A Visitation will be held Saturday from 10 AM until the time of the funeral mass at the Church.   In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her memory to the American Cancer Society / Hope Lodge, Philadelphia at:

Arrangements are under the direction of the McMichael Funeral Home, Inc., Benton.  For online condolences or for additional information, please visit:

Charitable donations may be made to:

American Cancer Society / Hope Lodge
Philadelphia PA

 Service Information

November 25, 2017

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Holy Spirit Parish/St. Martha's Church,
260 Bonnieville Road
Stillwater, PA 17878

Mass of Christian Burial
November 25, 2017

11:00 AM
Holy Spirit Parish/St. Martha's Church,
260 Bonnieville Road
Stillwater, PA 17878

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