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Ruth A. Young

January 29, 1924 — March 29, 2019

Ruth Anna Young, 95, of Carlisle, passed away on Friday, March 29, 2019 at Sarah A. Todd Memorial Home.
She was born January 29, 1924 in Curryville, PA to the late W. Nelson and Rosa (Replogle) Bush and was the widow of Paul R. Young.
Ruth was a lifelong member of the Church of the Brethren. She was a devoted member of the church where she was part of the Sonbeams and Alpha bible study groups and the Birthday Girls. Ruth was dedicated to reading her bible every morning and evening. She enjoyed crocheting, playing softball, walking and especially her grandson and great-granddaughters. She was formerly employed by GC Murphy’s Department Store, Carlisle Shoe Factory, Piezo Crystal, McCoy Electronics, and later retired as a hair stylist from Designs by Linda. She was a licensed beautician for 71 years.
Ruth is survived by two daughters, Linda R. Young (husband Capt. John Pitman, USNR RET) and Rita L. Young both of Carlisle; one son, Paul R. Young (companion Robin Pomeroy) of Carlisle; one grandson, Aaron C. McManus of Sterling, VA; three great-grandchildren, Lauren and Allie McManus of Sterling, VA and Ahlora Pomeroy of Carlisle; and her beloved cat, Cinders. In addition to her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by eleven siblings, Orpha Mae Baker, Charles E. Bush, William Floyd Bush, Jennie Rosella Brumbaugh, Warren R. Bush, Nancy Bush, Rev. Orville Clyde Bush, Leonard R. Bush, Margaret R. Stiffler, Verna Blattenberger, and John Harold Bush; and one step-daughter, Caroline E. Young Brown.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 4, 2019 at Carlisle First Church of the Brethren with Pastor Marla Abe officiating. Burial will be private and held at the convenience of the family at Cumberland Valley Memorial Gardens. A viewing will be held from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at Hoffman Funeral Home and Crematory, 2020 West Trindle Road Carlisle, PA 17013 and from 1:00 p.m. until the time of the service on Thursday at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Carlisle First Church of the Brethren, 1340 Forge Road Carlisle, PA 17015, Messiah Lifeways Adult Day Care – Carlisle, 1155 Walnut Bottom Road Carlisle, PA 17015, or to the Salvation Army, 20 East Pomfret Street Carlisle, PA 17013.
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