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Ethel Louise Gumby, 90 of Mt. Holly Springs, passed to eternal life on Wednesday, November 1, 2017, at home with loving family by her side.  She was born on Wednesday, December 15, 1926 in Mt. Holly Springs, and was a daughter of the late Harry N. Gumby and the late Harriett A. (Parker) Gumby.

Ethel was a 1946 graduate of Carlisle High School.  She retired from the former McCoy Electronics, Mt. Holly Springs and had also worked for the former Hunt’s Inc., Carlisle.  Ethel was a longtime member of Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, where she was a deaconess, a choir member and President Emeritus of the church missionary.  She was also a member of the Jeptha Chapter No. 18 Order of Eastern Star.  Ethel received recognition and was honored for 50 consecutive years of voting.

She is survived by one daughter, Tracy G. Cornelius of Columbia, MD, one grandson, Quentin Cornelius, one brother, William Gumby of Rochester, NY, two sisters; Edna Gumby and Harriett Gumby, both of Mt. Holly Springs and many nieces and nephews.  Ethel was preceded in death by five brothers; George, Raymond, John, Harry and her twin, Edgar Gumby and two sisters; Mary and Lucinda Gumby.

A viewing will begin at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 followed by funeral services at 12:30 p.m. in the Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, with Pastor Daniel B. Keys officiating.  Burial will be in Mt. Holly Springs Cemetery.  Memorial contributions may be made to her church, 154 Lincoln St, Carlisle, PA 17013.  www.Since1853.com.


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I will never forget my auntie Dee's love, her smile, her laughter, and her kind and gentle ways. I will never forget your last words to me. Love you and missing you. Rest in heaven.

Rosalind (Rozzy) Gumby Bauchum

Godmother, you were a special gift of love to me blessed by GOD above helping in every way. You are loved beyond words, and will be missed beyond measure. The memories are precious and will always be cherished. "The LORD is close to the brokenhearted and save those who are crushed in spirit." Psalm 34:18 Humbly submitted by your Goddaughter, Lori "Penny" Harris
To the Family of the Late Ethel Gumby: Please accept my heartfelt sympathy for the loss of your loved one. May God's comfort be yours at this particular time of sorrow.

The Rev Dr. Edith L. Werdebach

Ethel always had a beautiful smile on her face, she was such a lovely lady and a joy to be around. The Gumby family is a wonderful family

Annette Plank Sites

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Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, Inc.
Since 1853
630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, PA 17013
Phone:  (717) 243-2421
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