2009-10-29 / Obituaries

Ruth L. Harris

McConnellsburg, 90

Ruth L. Harris, 90, formerly of McConnellsburg, Pa., died Wednesday, October 21, 2009, at Providence Place in Chambersburg,.

She was born November 6, 1918, in Warfordsburg, the daughter of the late Harvey and Esther (Lashley) Harris.

She was employed by the Dupont Chemical Co. in Wilmington, Del., as an administrative assistant for 35 years.

She was of the Methodist faith.

She is survived by one brother in-law, Carl Johnston, and one sister-in-law, Irene Harris, both of McConnellsburg, and 14 nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents Harvey H. and Esther Harris, three brothers, John, Charles and James Harris; five sisters, Mary McKelvey, Frances Layton, Emma Mellott, Evelyn Mellott and Jean H. Johnston, two nieces and one nephew.

Funeral services were held 1:00 p.m., Saturday, October 24, 2009, at Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home in McConnellsburg. Interment was at Union Cemetery. Rev. John Godissart officiated.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.kelso-corneliusfuneralhome. com.

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