Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, Inc. Established 1853

Ruth W. Shughart

Home
Obituaries
Our History
Our Facilities
Our Staff
Casket Selections
Urn Selections
Ashland Cemetery
Our Location
Send Online Condolence
Online Preplanning Form
Ashland Cemetery Blog Updated 9/10/2017
Words of Thanks
ruthshughart.jpg

Ruth W. Shughart, 93, of Carlisle, died Saturday, February 21, 2015, at Chapel Pointe Health Center, Carlisle.  She was born March 30, 1921, in Carlisle, a daughter of the late Harvey and Mildred (Sollenberger) Zimmerman, and was the widow of Creedin R. “Jake” Shughart, who died April 2, 2010.

Ruth worked for the former Carlisle Shoe Co. for 28 years and retired from the former G. S. Electric Co. after 11 years of service.  She formerly attended church services at First United Methodist Church and the Salvation Army, both of Carlisle.  Ruth enjoyed bowling, needle work, cross stitch, crocheting and making ceramics.

She is survived by one son, Leonard “Len” (wife, Rose) Welch of Pen Argyl, two granddaughters; Leslie Rhoades and Stephanie Ollestad, one step-grandson, Joshua Hudock, five great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter.  Ruth was predeceased by two brothers; Leroy and Robert Zimmerman and two sisters; Marlene Wardecker and Jean King.

A viewing will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 26, 2015, followed by funeral services at 11:00 a.m. in the Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, with Rev. Walt Frankenberry officiating.  Interment will be in Westminster Memorial Gardens, Carlisle.


Click here to send a condolence


Your message of condolence will appear here.
Back to Obituaries

Galaxy

Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, Inc.
Since 1853
630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, PA 17013
Phone:  (717) 243-2421
 
"Five Generations of Service"
 
Steven A. Ewing, FD, Supervisor, Owner
 
William M. Ewing, FD
(1926 ~ 2009)
Seymour A. Ewing, FD
(1926 ~ 2009)
Jessie Morrison Ewing, FD
(1892 ~ 1988)
William J. Ewing, FD
(1898 ~ 1934)
Hastings A. Ewing, FD
(1866 ~ 1924)
Alexander B. Ewing, FD
(1831 ~ 1903)

PROUD MEMBER OF
Capital City Funeral Directors
Association

Copyright © Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, Inc. 2007-2017