Ruth E. Richelderfer, 81, passed away on Sunday, June 2, 2019 at Arbor View at Willow Valley. Born in Lancaster, PA, she was the daughter of the late Clair and Annabelle Groff Lefever and the wife of Russell G. Richelderfer with whom she celebrated 49 years of marriage.
In 1956, she graduated from J.P. McCaskey High School. She worked for Donnelly Printing in the production line retiring after 30 years of service.
Her grandchildren and great-grandchildren always brought a smile to her face. She loved boating in Ocean City, MD, the new friends she made at Willow Valley, playing cards with family and gospel music.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by her daughter, Roxanne S. Landis, Roaring Branch, PA, two sons: Douglas E. husband of Carlene Singleton, Simi Valley, CA, James R. husband of Carol Singleton, Columbia, PA, a brother, Robert M. Lefever, Landisville, PA, two nieces, a nephew, nine grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her son-in-law, Richard Landis.
Friends and family are respectfully invited to attend a Memorial Service at the Orr Auditorium at Willow Valley Manor, 211 Willow Valley Square, Lancaster, PA, on Monday, June 10, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. with Chaplain Kenneth Phillips officiating. Friends may greet the family following the service.
The family would like to thank the caregivers at Arbor View at Willow Valley for their excellent care.
Please omit flowers. Memorial contributions in Ruth's name may be made to Hospice & Community Care, 685 Good Drive, P.O. Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604-4125.
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