2012-10-10 / Obituaries

Althea R. Stains Orbisonia, 87

Althea Ruth Stains, 87, Orbisonia, Pa., was sung into heaven at 10:20 p.m., Tuesday, October 2, 2012, surrounded by her loved ones at her home in Springfield Township, Huntingdon County.

Born September 26, 1925, in Springfield Township, she was the daughter of the late Floyd Baree and Clara Ruth (Reihart) Ramsey.

She was married to Howard A. Stains on October 20, 1941. He preceded in death on July 1, 1994.

She is survived by four daughters: Mrs. John (Charlotte) Hodge, Orbisonia; Mrs. Jack (Linda) Myers, Three Springs; Mrs. Jon ( Cathy) Harding, Mc- Connellsburg; and Mrs. Mahlon (Jody) Shimer, Mc- Connellsburg; one brother, Roger Ramsey, Orbisonia; 13 grandchildren; 23 greatgrandchildren; and six greatgreat grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one son, Larry Stains; one great-granddaughter, April Lake; a brother, Thurman Ramsey; two sisters: Reba Campbell and Nettie Locke; and an infant brother, Jay.

She was a member of Dublin Mills Community Church, Hustontown. She was a Sunday school teacher for more than 40 years.

During her life, she had worked at Swift Company, Chambersburg, then Knouse Foods, Chambersburg, later at Sagner Inc., McConnellsburg, and was last employed at and retired from the former Elco Corp., Huntingdon.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Saturday, October 6, 2012, at Dublin Mills Community Church. Pastor Sam Stoey and Pastor John Hodge officiated. Interment was in Walnut Grove Cemetery, Three Springs.

M. R. Brown Funeral Home, Hustontown, was in charge of arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Camp Joy-El, 3741 Joy-El Drive, Greencastle, PA 17225 especially for its Released Time Program.

Online condolences and further information is available at funeralfinder.com.

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