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Ruth Evelyn Smith

Death 8 Mar 2008 (aged 81)
Burial Greencastle, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 100094779 · View Source
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Ruth Evelyn Smith, 81, a resident of Quincy Retirement Home, and formerly of Waynesboro, Pa., died Saturday, March 8, 2008, at the nursing home.

Born Jan. 8, 1927, in York, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Wesley and Lydia Klinedinst Smith. Orphaned at an early age and placed in Children's Aid Society of Pennsylvania, Frances Leiter, who was an active member of the organization, raised her in Greencastle, Pa.

She was employed as a nurse's aide for more than 25 years in the maternity and nursery ward of Chambersburg (Pa.) Hospital.

She was a member of Waynesboro Church of the Brethren, where she was a member of Christian Home Builders Sunday school class and served in the church nursery for many years. She helped sew lap robes that were used in local nursing homes and also helped make baby blankets.

She is survived by one sister, Martha Watkins of Toccoa, Ga., and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by three sisters, Grace K. Smith, Mary E. Smith and infant Edna Smith.

Services will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Waynesboro Church of the Brethren. The Rev. C. Albert Guyer will officiate. Burial will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Greencastle, Pa.

The Herald Mail, Hagerstown, MD.

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