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Evelyn J. Ruegg

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Mrs. Evelyn J. Ruegg, 83, of Carlisle, passed away on September 17, 2018 at Claremont Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Carlisle.  She was born on November 16, 1934 in Carlisle and was a daughter of the late Everett L. and Georgia O. (Spade) Sillers.


Evelyn was a 1953 graduate of Carlisle High School.  She was a loving wife, homemaker and worked as a receptionist for her husband’s former real estate company, “Phil Ruegg Real Estate.”  Evelyn attended The Meeting House in Carlisle.  She enjoyed her children and grandchildren.


She is survived by her devoted husband of 63 years, Philip J. Ruegg, three children; P. Jed (wife, Kathleen) Ruegg, E. Lorraine “Lorrie” Rhoads, both of Carlisle and Brian Scott Ruegg of Gardners, two brothers; William Sillers of Bethel Park and Everett Sillers of Catonsville, MD, two sisters; Barbara Heffner of Dillsburg and Martha Fulton of Carlisle, 5 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.  Evelyn was preceded in death by one son, Steven C. Ruegg, who passed away on Feb. 1, 2006 and one sister, Linda Betton.


A visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, September 21, 2018 followed by funeral services at 11:00 a.m. in the Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle with Rev. Kenneth Hoke officiating.  Burial will be in Ashland Cemetery, Carlisle.

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Dear Phil & Family, We are so sorry to hear about the passing of Evelyn. My Aunt shares many stories of your growing up years with me. God give you the comfort you need at this time. Blessings,Janice & Sandy Miller

Sandy Miller
Lorrie I am so sorry to learn of the passing of your Mom.  Sending my heart felt sympathy to you and your family.

Craig Dellinger
Our deepest condolences on the recent passing of Evelyn.
Randolph and Quy Hays family
Sorry for the loss of your sweet Mother. Take care. Remembering you from Va. Mark and Susan

Mark Williams Susan Rillo
Philip and family  so sorry for your loss.
You are in my thoughts and prayers,
Evelyn was a sweet woman and I think of all of you often.
With Love

Linda Brown
Dear Phil and Family,
Dave and Norma Miller wish you all to know that you are in our thoughts and prayers during this most difficult time. 
Dave and Norma Miller
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Since 1853
630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, PA 17013
Phone:  (717) 243-2421
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William M. Ewing, FD
(1926 ~ 2009)
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(1926 ~ 2009)
Jessie Morrison Ewing, FD
(1892 ~ 1988)
William J. Ewing, FD
(1898 ~ 1934)
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(1866 ~ 1924)
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(1831 ~ 1903)

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