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SHREWSBURY Olive B. Rutledge, 97, formerly of White Hall, Md., died Wednesday, January 2, 2013, at York Hospital. She was the wife of the late Nelson F. Rutledge. A funeral service will be held at 12 noon on Tuesday, January 8, 2013, at Bethel Presbyterian Church, 4135 Norrisville Road, White Hall, Md., with the Rev. Jack Carlson officiating. A viewing will begin at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the church prior to the service. Interment will be in the church cemetery. J.J. Hartenstein Mortuary, Inc., 19 S. Main St., Stewartstown, is in charge of arrangements. Born July 23, 1915, in Norrisville, Md., Olive was the daughter of the late Jacob S. and Agnes (Waltermeyer) Burkins. Olive was a graduate of Empire Beauty School of York. She then owned and operated Olive's Beauty Salon in New Park for 25 years, retiring in 1981. She had previously been employed with the former York Sewing Factory and Fawn Grove Sewing Factory. Mrs. Rutledge was the oldest living member of Bethel Presbyterian Church and was a member of Mary's Circle. Olive was also a member of Madonna AARP. She is survived by three nieces, Colleen Burkins-Speaker and her husband, John of Williamsport, Carol Burkins-Males and her husband, William of New Park, and Carolyn Morris of White Hall, Md.; a nephew, Robert Duncan and his wife, Virginia of Arlington, Va; and great and great-great-nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by two brothers,, Ernest and Howard Burkins. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Bethel Presbyterian Memorial Fund, 4135 Norrisville Road, White Hall, MD 21161.
Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on Jan. 4, 2013
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