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Ruth C. Millhimes

January 3, 1932 March 18, 2016
Ruth C. Millhimes
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Obituary for Ruth C. Millhimes

Ruth C. Millhimes, 84, of Gettysburg, PA died Friday evening, March 18, 2016 at her home.
Born January 3, 1932 in Gettysburg she was the daughter of the late Orville and Ruth (Shultz) Jacoby. She was the wife of the late Charles E. Millhimes who died in 2012.
Ruth was a woman of strong faith. She was an active member in the Gettysburg Church of the Brethren and she was the church financial secretary. She worked for 45 years at C.H. Mussleman and Knouse Foods as a personnel secretary. She was secretary for TOPS in Gettysburg, as well. Ruth got great enjoyment from spending time with her family. She loved baking and spent many hours in her kitchen, sharing all her goodies to everyone in Adams County, especially the local Pennsylvania State Police Barracks where she was known as the “Cookie Lady,” delivering treats to them every Tuesday. She was an active volunteer at the Brethren Home in Cross Keys where she was a member of their auxiliary. She loved helping others, and in her free time she enjoyed crocheting, crafting, walking, exercising, and traveling. She had an adventurous spirit and will be greatly missed.
Ruth is survived by her two daughters, Beverly Redding and her husband J.R. Winston, of Gettysburg, Wanda Millhimes, of Mechanisburg, a granddaughter, Sabrina Zemo and her husband Joseph, three great grandchildren, Samantha Warrenfeltz, Crystal Warrenfeltz, Edward Warrenfeltz, and two sisters, Hazel Jacoby, of Gettysburg and Helen Kelly, of Orrtanna. She was preceded in death by several brothers and sisters.
Funeral services will be held 12:30 PM, Friday, March 25, 2016 at the Gettysburg Church of the Brethren, 1710 Biglerville Rd., Gettysburg. The family will receive friends from 11:30 AM until the time of the service at the church. There will be a private burial. The Monahan Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements and online condolences may be made at monahanfuneralhome.com.
Family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Good Samaritan Fund at Cross Keys Village of the Brethren Home, 2990 Carlisle Pike, New Oxford, PA 17350.

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11:30 AM 3/25/2016 11:30:00 AM
Gettysburg Church of the Brethren

1710 Biglerville Road
Gettyburg , PA 17325

Gettysburg Church of the Brethren
1710 Biglerville Road Gettyburg 17325 PA
United States
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