NEW OXFORD Ivy Lemmon, 99, formerly of Hanover, entered into God's eternal care, Saturday, May 18, 2013, at the Brethren Home Community, New Oxford. Born March 18, 1914, in Hanover, she was the daughter of the late C. Tilden and Lucy J. (Moul) Myers. Ivy was the loving wife of the late Ralph E. Lemmon, Sr., who died May 15, 1974. Ivy was a member of Grace United Church of Christ, Hanover, a former member and president of the Hanover YWCA, a former board member and president of the VNA of Hanover and Spring Grove, and a member of the American Contract Bridge League. Ivy was a Registered Nurse having served her country in the Army Nursing Corp during World War II. She practiced at Methodist Hospital and also the Hanover Hospital. Ivy was also a Real Estate Agent for many years. Ivy enjoyed traveling, swimming, bridge, reading, knitting and spending time with her family. Ivy is survived by one son, Ralph E. Lemmon and wife Jeanne of New Oxford; two granddaughters, Donna Kale and husband, Tony, Nicole Miles and husband, Shawn; and four great-grandchildren, Morgan, Ava, Lydia, and Raegan. She was preceded in death by one son, John Lemmon; four brothers, John Myers, Robert Myers, James Myers, Gerald Myers; and one sister, Mary Schriver. Funeral services will be private and at the convenience of the family. Burial will be in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Hanover. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Grace United Church of Christ, 100 Fourth St., Hanover, PA 17331. The Kenworthy Funeral Home, Inc., 269 Frederick St., Hanover, has been entrusted by the family with the funeral arrangements. Memories and condolences may be shared at www.kenworthyfh.com
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Published in Evening Sun on May 20, 2013