Ruth R. "Ruthie" Markel, 83, of Carlisle,
died Sunday, January 1, 2012, at home. She was born January 19, 1928, in Adams County, a daughter of the late James E. and
Lenora E. (Buckmeyer) Johnson.
Ruth was a retired employee of the former J. C. Wentzel’s & Sons and had also worked for the former
Sprint Co., Kinney Shoe and the old Carlisle Hospital Snack Bar, all of Carlisle. She was a hardworking, dedicated, loving
mother and grandmother and will be sorely missed and forever loved.
She is survived by one sister, Emma Jane Shields of Carlisle, three daughters; Carolyn L.
(and her husband, James) Olsen and Mary E. Shughart, both of Carlisle and Lois A. (and her husband, Joseph) Greco of Shermansdale,
10 grandchildren; Ruth Ellen, Lloyd, James, Arleta, Harry, Jimmy, Stanley, Barbara, Stacey and Tiffany, 9 great-grandchildren,
2 great-great grandchildren, with two on the way and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by sisters; Ida
Mae and Anna and two brothers; Russell and Francis.
In honoring Ruth’s wishes there will no viewing or funeral. Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, Carlisle, assisted
the family with the arrangements.
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Aunt Ruthie you will be greatly missed by everyone that knew you.
I will always remember all the sundays
at your apt.as kids and the Fantastic spaghetti you made.
Hey Grama...jus wanted to say we all love you and miss yu so much already...but
we know you are already so much happier...and reminising with Aunt Ida and everyone else already...we love you woman... And
we will see you in the funny pages.
Love your great grand-daughter, Sammi
Aunt Ruthie you will be greatly missed. My
prayers to all the family.
am sorry to hear of Ruth's passing.
I will be keeping your family in my prayers.
I feel saddened to have lost my last remaining sister.
never be anyone to replace you in my life.
You are now with Mom and Daddy.
May you find peace for all
Emma Jane Shields and family
Bless You, We'll see you someday.
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