unknown Paradise Lancaster County Pennsylvania, USA
Feb. 16, 2012 Gap Lancaster County Pennsylvania, USA
Ellen R. Ranck, age 79, of Gap passed at her home on Thursday, February 16, 2012. She was the wife of Floyd H. Ranck with whom she celebrated 58 years of marriage on January 20th of this year. She was born in Paradise, daughter of the late Aaron L. & Elva R. Kauffman Engel. She was a member of Sandy Hill Community Church of Coatesville where she was a greeter and a member of the sewing circle. She enjoyed quilting, crocheting, scrapbooking and flower gardening. Mrs. Ranck provided transportation to the Amish Community.
Surviving besides her husband are four children: Joyce M. wife of Keith Reed of Leola, Doris L. Ranck of Gap, Merle L. husband of Charlene Rohrer Ranck of Gap, Nevin D. husband of Eileen Stoltzfus Ranck of Meherrin, VA; 7 grandchildren; two sisters: Rosanna wife of Edwin Ranck of Christiana, Lois wife of John Nolt of Stevens, PA. She was preceded in death by a sister: Betty Engel.
Funeral service will take place on Monday, February 20th, at 11 a.m. at the Sandy Hill Community Church, 420 Sandy Hill Road, Coatesville, PA with Pastor Dale Weaver officiating. Interment will follow the funeral luncheon, at the Andrew's Bridge Mennonite Cemetery, Christiana, PA, at approximately 2 p.m. with Pastor Edwin Ranck officiating. There will be a viewing in the church fellowship hall on Sunday afternoon from 4 to 6 p.m. (Please enter by way of the lower level fellowship hall entrance.) There will also be a viewing on Monday at the church from 10 a.m. until time of service. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hospice of Lancaster County, P.O. Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604. Arrangements by the Shivery Funeral Home, Inc., Christiana & Paradise.