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Ruth Romaine (Henry) Sheely, 94, of Carlisle, passed away on Monday, December 5, 2016 in the Sarah A. Todd Memorial Home, Carlisle.  She was born on October 31, 1922 in Manassa, Perry County, and was a daughter of the late Samuel Dallas Henry and Sarah Jane (Wilt) Henry and was the widow of Clyde E. Sheely, who died on June 6, 2001.

Ruth graduated from the Union one room schoolhouse near Landisburg.  She retired in 1979 from the former McCoy Electronics, Mt Holly Springs and had also worked for various other crystal plants in the Carlisle area and the former Carlisle Tire & Rubber Co.  She was a member of First United Church of Christ in Carlisle and a former member of St. Peter’s United Church of Christ in Bridgeport.

She is survived by one daughter, Brenda J. (husband, Wayne) Dingle of Shermans Dale, one son, Ralph H. (wife, Beth) Sheely of Carlisle, three grandchildren; Heidi Smith, Becky (husband, Nathan) Olszyk and Stacy Sheely, all of Carlisle, two step-grandchildren; Doug and Wanda Dingle of British Columbia, Canada, two great-grandchildren; Madison and Dylan Olszyk, both of Carlisle, two step-great-grandchildren; Bryan and Alyssia Dingle of Canada and several nieces, nephews and cousins.  She was predeceased by three brothers; Mark “Sparky”, Roy and Robert Henry and one sister, Esther Henry Garlin.

A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 14, 2017 in the First United Church of Christ, 30 N. Pitt St., Carlisle, with Rev. Chris Schwab and Pastor Lewis Burgett officiating.  Burial will be private.  Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, Carlisle, is in charge of the arrangements.  The family requests no flowers.  Memorial donations may be made to the St. Peter’s Cemetery Assoc., 35 McCabe Rd., Landisburg, PA 17040.



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Ralph, Brenda Family & Friends. Its sad to lose someone in death. What helped me the most was prayers and faith in Gods promise at Psalm 34:18 God is close to the broken heart: he saves those who are crushed in spirit. For more comforting scriptures, please visit: http://bit.ly/1K38EFt. Gods Kingdom that Jesus taught us to pray for will bring about these wonderful promises. My prayers are with you at this difficult time. If you wish to contact me at: ikeyes@msn.com

Irene Keyes
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I am saddened by the loss of Ruth. She was a really good friend. Heaven is getting brighter each day. May God bless you and comfort you in your time of grief.
 
Karen Holley
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Since 1853
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