Ruth E. Manger

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Ruth E. Manger, 93, entered into God's eternal care on Saturday, December 19, 2015 at Homewood at Plum Creek. Born on November 21, 1922 in Littlestown, PA, she was the daughter of the late George and Garma (Boose) Plunkert. She was also preceded in death by her husband of fifty-seven years, Chalmers J. Manger, who died August 3, 1999, and a brother, Dennis Plunkert. Ruth graduated from Littlestown High School in 1940. She worked as a secretary at the United Insurance Company in Westminster, MD for twenty-five years and upon moving to Hanover worked and later retired from Servomation. She was a member of Emmanuel United Church of Christ. She volunteered at the Hanover Hospital, Eichelberger Performing Arts Center, Hanover Little Theater, Meals on Wheels and was a long time member of the YMCA. Survivors include a sister, Bernice Ricca and husband Jim of Naples, Florida, a daughter, Peggy M. Hoffman and her husband Bill of Hanover, PA, two grandchildren, Andrea Murray and her husband Tom of Timonium, MD, and Neal Hoffman and his wife Nikki of New Oxford, PA, and three great-grandchildren, Tommy and Lauren Murray and Kayla Hoffman. A funeral service to celebrate and remember Ruth's life will be held 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, December 23, 2015 at the Kenworthy Funeral Home, Inc., 269 Frederick Street, Hanover, PA, with Rev. Joel Hummel officiating. Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family in Rest Haven Cemetery, Hanover, PA. A viewing and time to share memories with the family will be held from 10 - 11 AM, Wednesday, December 23, 2015 at the funeral home. In Lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Hospice Program of the VNA of Hanover & Spring Grove, 440 N. Madison Street, Hanover, PA 17331 or to Homewood at Plum Creek, Alzheimer's Unit (Care South), 425 Westminster Avenue, Hanover, PA 17331.



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Kenworthy Funeral Home
269 Frederick Street
Hanover, PA 17331
717-637-6259
Published in Carroll County Times on Dec. 22, 2015
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