2010-04-29 / Obituaries

Ruth E. Gladfelter Wellsville, 88

Ruth E. (Hess) Gladfelter, 88, Wellsville, Pa., died Sunday, April 25, 2010, at York Hospital.

She was the wife of the late Luther E. Gladfelter, who died in September 1994.

She was born November 7, 1921, in Dublin Mills, Pa., the daughter of the late Ray and Ora (Park) Hess.

She was a member of St. James Lutheran Church in York, D.A.R., Col. James Smith Chapter, York, and the Huntingdon County Historical Society.

She is survived by a daughter, Brenda C. Crook, and her husband, Ron, Wellsville; two grandchildren: Kimberly L. Hitz and her husband, Marc, Issaquah, Wash., and Kenneth R. Crook II and his wife, Jennifer Murdoch, Wellsville; five great-grandchildren; a brother, Sheldon Hess, Ohio; and a sister, Helen Souders, Dublin Mills.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Grissinger.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, April 29, at 10:00 a.m., from St. James Lutheran Church, 25 N. Adams St., York, PA 17404. Pastor Brenda Ferree will officiate. Burial will be in Mt. Rose Cemetery, York. A viewing will be held Wednesday from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Feiser Funeral Home Inc., 306 Harrisburg St., East Berlin.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. James Lutheran Church. Memories may be shared at www.feiserfuneralhome.com

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