Ruth C. Simone Taught music

November 09, 1990

Services for Ruth C. Simone, who began teaching music at the age of 14, will be held at 2 p.m. today at the Calvary Tabernacle Church, 6008 Old Harford Road.

Miss Simone, who was 43, died Wednesday of cancer at her home on Berwick Avenue in Northeast Baltimore.

For the past 10 years, she had taught, piano, guitar and other instruments at home.

She gave her first guitar lessons at the age of 14 at the Pimlico Recreation Center.

Born in Baltimore, Miss Simone was a graduate of Forest Park High School. She studied music in the Preparatory Department of the Peabody Institute and at Hammond's Music Studio.

She had been vice president of the James R. Wheeler chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy and was a member of Ballestone Preservation Society. She also was interested in American Indian culture and belonged to the American Indian Center.

TC She is survived by her mother, Lorraine Boesche of Baltimore; a sister, Lee Ann Pettey of Perry Hall; and two brothers, Jack Simone of Glen Burnie and David Jonathon Simone of Baltimore.

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