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Arlene Carvell

Arlene G. Carvell (Ruth)

Saturday, April 30th, 1921 - Monday, September 23rd, 2019
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Obituary

Arlene G. Carvell, 98, formerly of Rothsville, PA entered into rest peacefully on Monday, September 23, 2019 at the United Zion Retirement Community (UZRC), Lititz, PA. Born in Ephrata, PA she was the daughter of the late Harry G. Ruth and Eva E. Hornberger Petrey. She was the loving wife of the late Willis L. Carvell for 51 years.

Arlene was a member of the Grace Point Church of the Nazarene for 81 years. She loved her church family there. A homemaker for most of her life, she also worked in the school cafeterias at Warwick School District and the Ephrata Church of the Nazarene.

Arlene loved spending time with her family and with many friends at UZRC. She was very patriotic; loved the “red, white and blue” and Kate Smith singing God Bless America.

Arlene’s husband Willis predeceased her on February 26, 1991. Arlene was also predeceased by her son, Gerald L. Carvell; a sister, Annabel Stump; brothers, Harry Ruth, Jr. and Vernon Ruth.

Arlene is survived by a daughter, Sylvia Gwinn of Lititz, PA; a son, Sid Carvell of Centreville, VA; half-sister, Louann Bonsignore of Palmyra, NJ; 5 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren.

A viewing will be held on Thursday, September 26, 2019, from 12:30 to 1:30 PM at the Grace Point Church of the Nazarene, 110 Durlach Road, Ephrata, followed by funeral services at 1:30 PM with Rev. Dr. B. W. Hambrick officiating. Interment will take place in the Rothsville Lutheran Cemetery.

Memorial contributions in Arlene’s memory may be made to the Grace Point Church of the Nazarene, 110 Durlach Road, Ephrata, PA 17522.

Arrangements by Stradling Funeral Homes, Inc., Akron/Ephrata.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, September 26th, 2019 | 12:30pm - 1:30pm
    When
    Thursday, September 26th, 2019 12:30pm - 1:30pm
    Location
    Grace Point Church of the Nazarene
    Address
    110 Durlach Road
    Ephrata, PA 17522
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  • Service

    Thursday, September 26th, 2019 | 1:30pm
    When
    Thursday, September 26th, 2019 1:30pm
    Location
    Grace Point Church of the Nazarene
    Address
    110 Durlach Road
    Ephrata, PA 17522
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Location
    Rothsville Lutheran Cemetery
    Address
    Church Street
    Rothsville, PA
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Donations are being accepted for: Grace Point Church of the Nazarene.

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alana

Posted at 06:57pm
Sid
So sorry! I have so many great memories of your Mom from church camp every summer! Will be keeping you all in my prayers!
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Love John, Heather and Tucker

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May you have joy and comfort in all the memories you have with you Mother and Nana.
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Your adopted granddaughter.........LeAnn

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Posted at 09:55pm
With love and joy, knowing you get to meet Jesus.
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