Ruth Weger Fedder

Ruth Weger Fedder succumbed to Alzheimer’s disease on December 14, 2015. Born in Frankfurt, Germany on May 28, 1932, Ruth grew up in Baltimore, Maryland, where she met and married the late Edwin Fedder. Ruth was a Board Certified Clinical social worker, employed by the Riverview Gardens School District, St. Louis County, and Malcom Bliss and Jewish Hospitals. She later worked as a private therapist. A huge opera and art fan, Ruth volunteered as an usher for St. Louis Opera Theatre and the St. Louis Art Fair in Clayton. She also served as an OASIS volunteer. Ruth is survived by her children, Jane Fedder Brotherton (Lee Brotherton) and David Fedder (Laura Wightman Fedder), seven grandchildren, Emily, Claire and Jessica Lazaroff, Ben Brotherton, Tim (Natalie) Fedder, Alison and Natalie Fedder, numerous nieces, nephews, and dear friends. The family gives special thanks to the caregivers and staff from Dolan Memory Care. In lieu of flowers, donations to Alzheimer’s Association-St. Louis Chapter or to the Opera Theatre of St. Louis are appreciated. Memorial service on Sunday December 20, 2015 at 3:30p.m., New Mount Sinai Cemetery-Mausoleum Chapel, 8430 Gravois Rd 63123. Share your condolences online at