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Ruth G. (McDowell) Pulka

June 27, 1925 ~ January 27, 2021 (age 95)


Ruth G. Pulka, 95, of Latrobe, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021. She was born June 27, 1925, in Pittsburgh, a daughter of the late Calvin and Catherine (Walters) McDowell. Ruth was a former member of the Bethel United Presbyterian Church in Monroeville. Prior to retirement, she worked as public relations for Rockwell International. She loved to travel. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Daniel J. Pulka; and brother, Robert McDowell. Surviving are her daughters, Janice Pulka and Nancy Pulka; special cousin, Anthony Walter (Sally); companion, Charles Blackburn; and a number of nieces and nephews. Family and friends will be received from 2 to 4 p.m. Friday, Jan. 29, 2021, at the KEPPLE-GRAFT FUNERAL HOME, 524 N. Main St., Greensburg. All guests are asked to wear a mask and practice social distancing. Private interment will be in Grandview Cemetery. For online condolences and information, please visit

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January 29, 2021

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Kepple Graft Funeral Home
524 N Main St
Greensburg, PA 15601

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