YORK Ruth L. Landis, 93, passed away on Thursday, November 8, 2012, at the Dallastown Nursing Center. Ruth was the wife of Roy E. Landis, who died in 1985. Ruth and Roy celebrated their 39th wedding anniversary on June 29, 1985. Born March 6, 1919, in Gettysburg, she was the daughter of the late Frank W. and Annie E. (Good) O'Connell. Ruth was a 1937 graduate of William Penn Senior H.S. and a member of Aldersgate United Methodist Church, where she and her husband started the "Over 50 Nifties Group". She is survived by a son, Karl E. Landis and his wife, Cindy of York; daughter, Kay E. Chronister and her friend, Alan J. Ruth of York; two grandchildren, Garth A. Landis and his wife, Kari of York and Drew R. Chronister and his wife, Susan of Malvern; four great-grandchildren, Gavin, Cheyenne, Sadie and Joseph. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday November 14, 2012, at the Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 397 Tyler Run Road, York, with the Rev. Dr. James Murr, her pastor, officiating. A visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m. till the time of the service at the church. Following the funeral service and the burial at Mt. Rose Cemetery, the family cordially invites family and friends to a light luncheon at the church. Contributions may be made to the Breast Cancer Coalition Center, 344 N. Reading Road, Ephrata, PA 17522. Etzweiler Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 1111 E. Market St., York. www.etzweiler.com
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Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on Nov. 12, 2012