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Ruth Lausch

Ruth Lausch (Enck)

Monday, December 19th, 1932 - Thursday, June 6th, 2019
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Ruth Lausch, 86, of Ephrata, passed away Thursday, June 6, 2019, at Ephrata Manor.

She was born in Hopeland to the late Harvey and Edna (Krisher) Enck and was the wife of Ray K. Lausch with whom she shared 68 years of marriage.

She was a member of Hopeland United Methodist Church, where she played the organ for over 40 years, taught Sunday School and Bible School and was active in UM Women. She was also on the administrative council and served on various church committees throughout the years.

Ruth was a supervisor for Hopeland Mfg. Co. before retiring and previously worked in the office of Stunzi Silk Mill. She was a member of Ephrata Christian Women. She enjoyed going to the beach, gardening, sewing, baking, playing piano and in her early years, enjoyed musical jam sessions with her brothers-in-law.

In addition to her husband, Ruth is survived by four children, Stephanie A., wife of Robert Hoffman of Akron, Anthony R. Lausch of Ephrata, D. Scott, husband of Loretta (Webb) Lausch of Worcester, PA, Susan M. Lausch of Alexandria, VA; four grandchildren, Elliot Hoffman, Eric Hoffman, John Scott Lausch, Matthew James Lausch and a great-granddaughter, Cheyenne Hoffman.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by five siblings, Carl, Rena, Vera, Vena and Alma Enck.

A visitation will be held Saturday, June 15, 2019, from 10 to 11 AM at the Donecker Chapel at Ephrata Manor, 99 Bethany Road, Ephrata, followed by a memorial service at 11:00 AM with Pastor Russ Eberly officiating. Interment will be private at Hopeland Cemetery.

Memorial contributions in Ruth's memory may be made to Ephrata Manor Benevolent Fund, 99 Bethany Road, Ephrata, PA, 17522 or Hopeland United Methodist Church, 295 N. Clay Road, Lititz, PA, 17543 or to the benefit of Ruth's son Anthony for his future care make checks payable to PNC Bank-FBO Anthony Lausch and mail to Scott Lausch at 1722 Kriebel Mill ROad, Collegeville, PA 19426.

Arrangements by Stradling Funeral Homes, Inc., Akron/Ephrata.
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  • Visitation

    Saturday, June 15th, 2019 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    When
    Saturday, June 15th, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am
    Location
    Donecker Chapel at Ephrata Manor
    Address
    99 Bethany Road
    Ephrata, PA 17522
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  • Service

    Saturday, June 15th, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Saturday, June 15th, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    Donecker Chapel at Ephrata Manor
    Address
    99 Bethany Road
    Ephrata, PA 17522
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  • Interment

    Location
    Hopeland Cemetery
    Address
    Clay Twp., PA
    Lititz, PA 17543
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