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Ruth J. ‘Ruthie’ Schreiber

January 7, 2014
Lewistown Sentinel

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.

Ruthie is survived by: children, Darrick K. Parsons, of Harrisburg, and Stephanie and husband, Jeff Schrolucke, of Ladson, S.C.; two sisters, Virginia McLaughlin and husband Clifford, of Lewistown, and Phyllis Nordon of North Carolina; three grandchildren, Alexandria and husband, Scott Yancey, Allan Parsons, Melanie and husband, Michael Palermo; and one great-grandchild, Jackson Yancey.

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Ruthie was preceded in death by brothers and sisters, Irving Kearns, Margaret Campanella, Doreen Flores, Faye Krepps, Marlin Kearns, Lenore Fultz and Zelpha Stinson.

She worked at J.C. Penney for more than 35 years.

Her services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, at Barr Funeral Home Inc., 120 Logan St., Lewistown, with George Anderson officiating. Interment will be in Mount Rock Cemetery. A visitation will be from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, at the funeral home.

For those who desire, memorial donations can be made to Grace Community Church, 310 Poplar St., Mount Union, PA 17066.

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