Ruth A. Holland
December 5, 2012
Ruth A. Holland, 88, formerly of Shade Gap, PA and more recently a resident of the Woodland Retirement Community, Orbisonia, PA, died at 11:20 AM, Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital, Huntingdon, PA.
Born October 17, 1924 at Loysville, PA, she was a daughter of the late Harry J. & Margaret E. (Hess) Traxler. She was married to Harold J. Holland on April 17, 1943 at Hagerstown, MD. Mr. Holland preceded in death December 28, 1995.
Surviving are one son, James D. Holland and his wife Sandy of Piper Lane, Shade Gap, PA, four grandchildren, Michael J. Holland, Edward L. Holland, Tressia Day and Debra Holland and six great grandchildren, Corey Henry, Caitlyn Holland, Bradley Day, Cameron Day, Kayla Storey and Walker Holland.
One son, Kenneth E. Holland, one brother, Paul Traxler and four sisters, Faye Shehan, Mae Fultz, Betty McMullen and Mabel Miller, preceded her in death.
Mrs. Holland was a member of the Salem United Methodist Church, Salem Road, Blairs Mills, PA, the Shade Gap Vol. Fire Co. Ladies Auxiliary and the Shade Gap Senior Citizens.
During her life she was employed by Sagner, Inc., McConnellsburg, PA for 21 years and prior to that at Letterkenny Army Depot, Chambersburg, PA.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM, Saturday, December 8, 2012 at the Salem United Methodist Church, 20224 Salem Road, Blairs Mills, PA (map/directions) with Pastor Luvania Renninger officiating. Interment will be made at Salem Cemetery, adjoining the church. Friends may call at the church one hour prior to the service on Saturday.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Salem United Methodist Church, c/o Nancy Cisney, 19790 Mt. Foot Road, Blairs Mills, PA 17213 or to the Salem Memorial Cemetery Fund, c/o Earl Parsons, 20790 Parsons Farm Road, Blairs Mills, PA 17213.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Martin R. Brown Funeral Home, Orbisonia, PA.
Visiting - Salem United Methodist Church, Blairs Mills - 1:00 p.m.
Memorial Service - Salem United Methodist Church - 2:00 p.m.
Interment - Salem Cemetery
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