2009-11-19 / Obituaries

Ruth H. Memmi

Three Springs, 83

Ruth H. Memmi, 83, Three Springs, Pa., died at 6:00 a.m., Sunday, November 15, 2009, at Woodland Retirement Community, Orbisonia, Pa.

Born March 14, 1926, at Potsdam, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late Charles and Julia (Thompson) Bascom. She was married to Joseph Memmi on March 27, 1945, at Kenmore, N.Y. He preceded in death February 24, 2002.

Surviving are the following children: Grace A. Ellis, Brandywine, Md.; Julie M. Berkstresser and husband Cliff, Harrisonville; Anita R. Greenland and husband Gary, Three Springs; Diane L. Sekula and husband Tom, Newberg, Pa.; Della B. McClure and husband James, York, Pa.; Pamela L. Memmi, Manteo, N.C.; Charles D. Memmi and wife Maria, Three Springs; 18 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

She was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Three Springs, where she belonged to the United Methodist Women and at times would help teach the adult Sunday school class. She was a member of the Friends of the Lower Huntingdon Co. Library and at one time was a member of the auxiliary of the J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital.

During her life she was a homemaker.

Funeral services were held at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, November 18, 2009, at the First United Methodist Church, Three Springs. Rev. Dr. Kenneth Grundon officiated. Interment was made at Three Springs Cemetery.

Martin R. Brown Funeral Home, Orbisonia, was in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Lower Huntingdon Co. Library, Orbisonia, PA 17243.

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