Ruth Bobb

Ruth (Lightkep) Bobb, age 96, of Audubon, PA, died at the home of her daughter, JoAnn Carbone, on Monday, Nov. 12, 2018.


She was born and raised in Norristown, PA, and was a long-time resident of King of Prussia, PA. She was the daughter of the late Henry M. and Cora Sarah (French) Lightkep. She is survived by a son, Stephen; a daughter, JoAnn Carbone; six grandchildren, Jason Bobb, Amanda Moser, Tricia Carbone, James Carbone, Jared Carbone and Jeremy Carbone; and two great grandchildren, Savannah Moser and Rhys Baur. She was preceded in death by her husband, J. Ernest Bobb; a sister, Dorothy Haring; and a brother, Alan Lightkep.


Over the years, Mrs. Bobb held many jobs including telephone operator for Bell of PA, bookkeeper for American Baptist, and various sales positions at different companies. She had an outgoing personality which helped her adjust to different jobs.


She was raised in the Lutheran religion, but after marriage, embraced the Schwenkfelder religion.


Graveside services will be private, immediate family only. Interment will be at the Garden of Memories, behind Center Schwenkfelder Church, Center Point, PA. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her memory to Central Schwenkfelder Church, 2111 Valley Forge Rd., Lansdale, PA 19446. Arrangements are by R. L. Williams, Jr. Funeral Home, Inc., Skippack, PA. Online condolences may be made to the family at