SILVER SPRING, Md. – Ruth Kathleen Vose Cissel died Saturday, Aug. 5, 2006, surrounded by her loving family in Silver Spring, Md. She was born May 23, 1923, in Eastport, daughter of the late Ralph Vose and the late Violet Burpee Vose. She attended schools in Eastport. She graduated from Shead Memorial High School and went on to Maine State Teachers College in Machias. After student teaching in Eastport, she married Robert F. Cissel and eventually moved to Maryland, where she raised her family. Ruthie was a lifelong Redskin fan and an avid fisherman. She was the beloved wife of the late Robert Francis F. Cissel Sr.; mother of Mary Catherine Repole and her husband, Pete, Patti Kinney and her husband, John, Fred Cissel and his wife, Sandy, Robert Francis Cissel Jr. and his significant other, Sheila, Cecelia Yardley and her husband, Robert, Michael Cissel and his wife, Eileen and John Cissel and his wife, Beth; grandmother of Cathy, Marc and his wife, Valerie, Peter and his wife, Joyce, Michael, Cody, Jim and his wife, Jill, Chris and his wife, Hanna, Katie, Shawn and his wife, Jessica, Lauren, Jessica and her husband, Andre, Emily, Courtney, and Mary Beth; great-grandmother of Heather, Bradley, Gabriella, Rachel, Riley, Jack, Sam, Ben, Eliza, Bethany and Jordan; and sister of Harry, Don and Bob Vose. She was also a consummate wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend. Memorial service will be held 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 20, at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Blvd. West, Silver Spring, Md. Interment will be held at Parklawn Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be made to Montgomery Hospice Society, 1355 Piccard Dr., Suite 100, Rockville, MD 20850.