The Northumberland County Coroner Office is requesting assistance from the general public in locating blood relatives of Ruth Showers, 76, a resident of the Rockwell Retirement Center, 32 S. Turbot Ave., Milton.

Showers passed away at the center in the late evening Friday and was pronounced dead by Coroner James F. Kelley of natural causes in her room at 2:15 a.m. Saturday.

Anyone with information should contact Kelley via the County Communication Center at 570-988-4539.