HARRISBURG - Ruth J. 'Ruthie' Schreiber, 83, of Harrisburg, died Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, at Harrisburg Pinnacle Hospital.
She was born on March 20, 1930, in Milroy, the daughter of the late Jesse and Hazel (Shank) Kearns. She was preceded in death by her husband, Norman A. Schreiber, in February 2006.
She is survived by: children, Stephanie Schrolucke, of Ladson S.C., and Darrick A. Parsons, of Harrisburg; two sisters, Virginia McLaughlin, of Lewistown, and Phyllis Mordon, of N.C.; and three grandchildren, Alexandria Yancey and husband, Scott, and Melanie Palermo and husband, Michael.
Ruth J. Schreiber
Ruthie was preceded by brothers and sisters, Ervin Kearns, Margaret Campanella, Doreen Flores, Faye Krepps, Marlin Kearns, Eleanor Stultz and Zeltha Stinson.
Ruthie worked at JC Penney's for 35 years.
Her services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, at the Barr Funeral Home Inc., 120 Logan St., Lewistown, with George Anderson officiating. Internment will be at Mount Rock Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, at the funeral home.
Condolences can be made at www.barrfh.com.