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Mary Elizabeth Rutter Bleacher
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Birth: Dec. 28, 1935
Lancaster County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Dec. 14, 2012
York County
Pennsylvania, USA

Mary Elizabeth Rutter Bleacher, 76, of York, PA, passed away on Friday afternoon at Manor Care Kingston Court, York, PA. Born in Lancaster, she was the daughter of the late Harry Paul and Margaret Zahm Rutter. Mary was the wife of Joseph E. Bleacher; together they celebrated their 54th wedding anniversary on September 25th.

Mary was a 1957 graduate of Penn State, and retired from Union Memorial Hospital as an Administrative Clerk in the Finance Department after 26 years. She was a member of First Reformed Church, Lancaster, and was an avid reader and Penn State football fan.

Mary will be lovingly remembered by her husband Joseph, her sons: David, husband of Jo Bleacher and Stephen Bleacher both of Baltimore, MD; Bill Bleacher of Mount Wolf, PA, and a granddaughter Aimee Bleacher of Shippensburg, PA. Her brother, Harry Paul Rutter, Jr., preceded her in death.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend her Life Celebration Service at the Funeral Home of Fred F. Groff Inc., 234 W. Orange St., Lancaster, PA on Saturday, December 22, 2012 at 12:30PM. Interment will be held at Conestoga Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at Fred F. Groff Inc., on Saturday from 11:30AM until the time of service. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made in Mary's memory to the American Heart Association, 610 Community Way, Lancaster, PA 17603 or to the American Diabetes Association, 3544 N. Progress Ave., Suite 202, Harrisburg, PA 17110. To share your fondest memories of Mary, please visit

(Lancaster Intelligencer Journal/New Era 12/18/2012)

Conestoga Memorial Park
Lancaster County
Pennsylvania, USA
Created by: Donna Butler Sheaffer
Record added: Dec 18, 2012
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Mary Elizabeth <i>Rutter</i> Bleacher
Added by: Donna Butler Sheaffer
Mary Elizabeth <i>Rutter</i> Bleacher
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