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Ruth E. Christ

Ruth E. Christ

Ruth Elizabeth (Gockley) Christ, 98 of Ephrata, PA, 'got her wings' on Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital.

Daughter of the late Samuel & Elizabeth (Brandt) Gockley, Ruth was born March 28, 1921, in Leacock Township, PA.

She was the wife of the late Melvin Walter Christ who died in 2006.

Surviving are a daughter, Carol A., wife of Peter A. Pote of Denver, a son, M. Ray, husband of Sandra (Coe) Christ of Wrightsville, eight grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, three sisters, Bernice Dietrich, Marie Rice, and Arlene Wilhelm.

Funeral arrangements will be private at the convenience of the family.

Family and friends are invited to attend her life celebration on June 7, 2019 from 4-7 p.m. at the lodge in Roland Park in Akron, PA.

In lieu of flowers, please consider donation in Ruth's memory to A Tail To Tell Puppy Mill Rescue at www.atailtotell.com

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We were so sad to hear of the passing of Ruth. We have many fond memories of Ruth and Martindale EC Church. Our hearts and prayers go out to you and your family.
~ Patti Lutz & Jim Brubaker
Our deepest sympathies to the entire family. Roger & Lynne Kline
~ Roger S. Kline

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