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Ruth Lapp

Ruth H. Lapp

Saturday, May 19th, 1951 - Thursday, October 10th, 2019
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Ruth H. Lapp, 68, of Ephrata, passed away Thursday, October 10, 2019, at Wellspan Ephrata Community Hospital.

She was born in Ephrata to the late John J. and Ruth (Weaver) Horst and was the wife of the late John M. Lapp who passed away in 2002.

Ruth was a member of Petra Church, New Holland. She worked as a care giver.

She is survived by her siblings, Raymond, husband of Eleanor (Groff) Horst of Richland, PA, Lloyd, husband of Erma (Martin) Horst of Schuylkill Haven, PA, Erma, wife of Isaac Brubacker of Colby, WI, John, husband of Lizzie (Zeiset) Horst of Lyons, NY, Irene, wife of James McCoy of Denver, PA, Earl, husband of Ruth (Good) Horst of Tamaqua, PA, Martha, wife of Ronald Brown of Terre Hill, PA, Edith Horst, with whom she resided, Joyce, wife of Frank Charlton of Newville, PA; sisters-in-law, Gladys, wife of Everett Hershey of Potter County, PA, Elizabeth Good of Nanty Glo, PA; 18 nieces; 14 nephews; 1 step niece and 6 step nephews.

A viewing will be held Wednesday, October 16, 2019, from 5 to 8 pm, at Petra Church, 565 Airport Road, New Holland. An additional viewing will be held Thursday, October 17, from 9 to 10 am, at the church, followed by her funeral service at 10 am, with Pastor Lester Zimmerman officiating. Interment will take place in Weaverland Cemetery.

Arrangements by Stradling Funeral Homes, Inc., Akron/Ephrata.
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Posted at 07:32am
I am so sry u had to go so soon you will be missed bye so many I have so many good memories of u aunt ruRuth th..so my condolences go out to every one in family..rip Ruth .

Amy Fennimore & ONE A-CHORD

Posted at 01:20pm
Ruth is singing with the Heavenly Choir now. Our ONE A-CHORD Choir family will miss her.
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Your neighbors Gary & his Mom Bert

Posted at 04:29pm
You will be greatly missed.
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Teresa Peters

Posted at 04:12pm
Our deepest sympathy to Ruth's family. Prayers for peace and comfort. Ruth was a very sweet lady always kind, caring and she always made you feel special. She was in the One A Chord choir with me. She will be missed.

Mary E. Miller

Posted at 01:58pm
My deepest sympathies to Ruth's family. Ruth was a member of One Accord Choir with me and she was always an encourager to us.
Mary Miller

Teresa Peters Posted at 04:12pm

She will be missed

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